VeriChip Corporation Expands Hugs(R) System to the Middle East.System to Be Installed in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- VeriChip Corporation, a subsidiary of Applied Digital (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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The Middle East Regional Office of Austco Communication Systems, VeriChip's international infant protection dealer outside North America, is installing Hugs[R] systems at the Royal Hayat Hospital in Jabriya, Kuwait, the International Medical Centre in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and the Security Forces Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The Hugs[R] system provides hospital with protection against infant abduction Abduction
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"VeriChip has experienced increased awareness of its infant protection products in new markets around the world," said Kevin McLaughlin, Chief Executive Officer. "We are working to leverage our strong position in the North American North American
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Speaking for Austco Communication Systems, Robert Grey, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , commented, "Awareness of the infant protection issue is growing in many parts of the world. We will, with the continuing support of VeriChip as one of its premier international infant protection dealers, seek to increase sales not only in the Middle East, but worldwide."
For more information on VeriChip's healthcare security products, please contact 1-866-559-6275 or email email@example.com. Additional information can be found online at www.verichiphealthcare.com.
Australian-based Austco Communication Systems has been a world leader since 1986 in the highly specialized field of electronic communications for healthcare and secure accommodation environments. Austco designs and manufactures dedicated microprocessor based and computer based nurse call systems for the hospital, long-term care long-term care (LTC),
n the provision of medical, social, and personal care services on a recurring or continuing basis to persons with chronic physical or mental disorders. , and dementia care markets. There are over 4,200 Austco call systems installed throughout 47 countries worldwide. For more information on Austco, visit the company's website at www.austco.com.
About VeriChip Corporation
VeriChip Corporation, headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida Delray Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 60,020. As of 2004, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 64,150. , develops, markets and sells radio frequency identification See RFID. , or RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) A data collection technology that uses electronic tags for storing data. The tag, also known as an "electronic label," "transponder" or "code plate," is made up of an RFID chip attached to an antenna. , systems used to identify, locate and protect people and assets. VeriChip's goal is to become the leading provider of RFID systems for people in the healthcare industry. VeriChip sells passive RFID systems for identification purposes and active RFID systems for local-area location and identification purposes. VeriChip recently began to market its VeriMed[TM] Patient Identification System which is used to rapidly and accurately identify people who arrive in an emergency room and are unable to communicate. This system uses the first human-implantable passive RFID microchip, the implantable VeriChip[TM], cleared for medical use in October 2004 by the United States Food and Drug Administration United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA),
n.pr a unit of the Public Health Service created to protect the health of the nation against impure and unsafe foods, drugs, and cosmetics. . For more information on VeriChip, please call 1-800-970-2447, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information can be found online at www.verichipcorp.com.
About Applied Digital - "The Power of Identification Technology"
Applied Digital develops innovative identification and security products for consumer, commercial, and government sectors worldwide. The Company's unique and often proprietary products provide identification and security systems for people, animals, the food supply, government/military arena, and commercial assets. Included in this diversified product line are RFID applications, end-to-end food safety systems, GPS/Satellite communications, and telecomm and security infrastructure, positioning Applied Digital as the leader in identification technology. Applied Digital is the owner of a majority position in Digital Angel Corporation (AMEX AMEX
See: American Stock Exchange :DOC).
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When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, and the Company's actual results could differ materially from expected results. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequently occurring events or circumstances.