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Nail Tagging to Identify Persons

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000021695D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Feb-03
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Feb-03

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A method to identify people is presented here. This method is based on placing an adhesive chip identifier onto the nail of a person. This method can be used to identify patients in healthcare environments and to link patient to their body samples unequivocally.