In the RFID World forum I posed the question: Would you embed a RFIDchip in your body given the opportunity? Many of you wrote to say "no." The main issue, privacy.
Well, Delray Beach, Fla.-based VeriChip, and its subsidiary Digital Angel, reported Wednesday they plan to host events for the medical and investment communities on Dec. 4 and 5, in New York to talk about the development of an implantable bio-sensing RFID chip that measures glucose levels in the human body.
David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.