Top Tech News

CIO Today Network Sites:   Top Tech News  |   CIO Today   |   Mobile Tech Today   |   Data Storage Today
News & Product Reviews for Tech Leaders
Neustar, Inc.
Protect your website & network
using real-time information & analysis

www.neustar.biz
Wednesday, April 23rd 
24/7/365 Network Uptime!
Trending Topics:   Security Heartbleed Big Data Cloud Computing Windows XP Data Centers OS X Mavericks
Home
Network Security
Tech Trends
Cloud Computing
Hardware
Applications
Microsoft/Windows
Apple/Mac
Mobile Tech
World Wide Web
Big Data
Communications
Hackers
Chips & Processors
Linux/Open Source
Personal Tech
Press Releases
 
Free Newsletters
Top CIO News
 
Mobile Tech Today
 

Mobile Tech

'Chip' Marketed as Protection from Cell Phone Radiation


February 12, 2013 9:49AM

Bookmark and Share
EZ Technologies' warranty does not guarantee any reduction in SAR and is void if the Bodywell Chip is removed from the original device it is applied to. The warranty only covers "defects in materials or workmanship" found in the device. The Bodywell Chip and EZ Technologies Web sites both cite Swiss ownership, however no address or phone number is listed.

Barium Ferrite Is The Future Of Tape: Barium Ferrite (BaFe) offers greater capacity, superior performance, and longer archival life compared to legacy metal particle (MP) tape. Click here to learn more.

There may be no proof that non-ionizing radiation from cell phones is harmful. And the "Bodywell Chip" marketed by EZ Technologies for $29.99 that supposedly protects against the radiation has not been independently tested, nor any of the science behind it published in a peer-reviewed journal.

But tacking the chip, a postage-stamp size sticker, on a cell phone or other mobile device to counter the radiation is erring on the side of caution, the team behind the Bodywell Chip insisted at a Monday "Breakthrough Scientific Symposium" event in New York.

A panel convened by EZ Technologies, which makes the chip, warned that we may not know the full effects of cell phone waves, especially on more vulnerable children, for years. So why not take precautions?

"We don't want to look back years from now and say we should have done something," said EZ Technologies CEO Haim Einhorn, who prior to taking the helm of the company owned a real estate development firm in Florida. "We are providing peace of mind."

"Counteract Energy"

According to Bodywell, the Bodywell Chip contains an aluminum base coated with minerals and metals to counteract energy that might otherwise enter users' brains. Testing by Bodywell found that the specific absorption rate in "simulated brain fluids" containing salt, sugar and chemicals was lower when exposed to a device bearing the Bodywell Chip.

The Bodywell testing found a reduction in the specific absorption rate (SAR) from a Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone of 80 percent, and a reduction of 68.2 percent from Apple's iPhone 5 when used on the left side and 63.5 percent when used on the right side of the simulated brain fluids. Using a cellular-equipped iPad, the reduced SAR as measured by Bodywell testers was 34.8 percent.

The Federal Communications Commission has a maximum allowable SAR rate for phones approved in the U.S. -- 1.6 watts per kilogram -- and many phones come with a warning specifying how far from your face to hold them. But the FCC has not said that cell phones are dangerous.

"Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards," says the agency on its Web site.

Nachaat Mazeh of Beaumount Health System in Michigan, one of the Bodywell researchers, told us the chip does not absorb the radiation to keep it from humans but sends out its own frequency to counteract the possibly harmful waves. (continued...)

1  |  2  |  3  |  Next Page >

 

Tell Us What You Think
Comment:

Name:



 Mobile Tech
1. OnePlus One Boasts Android Weapon
2. Samsung: $2.2B Too Much for Apple
3. Review: Windows Phone Advances
4. Microsoft-Nokia Deal Closes this Week
5. Samsung Data Center Catches Fire




 Most Popular Articles
1. Resetting All Passwords Now May Be Worst Heartbleed Fix
2. Silverpop: IBM Marketing Portfolio Gets Personal
3. Is Heartbleed the Biggest Web Security Threat Ever?
4. Analyst: Samsung Galaxy S5 Won't Sway iPhone Lovers
5. VMware Leverages AirWatch's MDM Tech in Horizon 6

Have an informed opinion on this story?
Send a Letter to the Editor.
We want to know what you think.
Send us your Feedback.

 Related Topics  Latest News & Special Reports

  Google Maps, Now with Time Travel
  Lessons from Verizon's Threat Report
  NYPD Twitter Campaign Backfires
  Net Gets Faster, But Easier to Attack
  OnePlus One Boasts Android Weapon

 Technology Marketplace
Business Intelligence
Get real-time, cloud-based information services with Neustar.
 
Cloud Computing
Next Generation Data Center Is Here! Vblock™ Systems from VCE
 
Contact Centers
HP delivers the future of the contact center with HP Qfiniti 10.
 
Data Storage
Next Generation Data Center Is Here! Vblock™ Systems from VCE
Barium Ferrite (BaFe) is the future of tape.
2.5" Enterprise-class SATA & SAS SSDs for server & storage applications
 
Enterprise Hardware
Barium Ferrite (BaFe) is the future of tape.
2.5" Enterprise-class SATA & SAS SSDs for server & storage applications
 
Hardware
Protect your network with APC Smart-UPS battery backup
 
Network Security
Protect your network with APC Smart-UPS battery backup
 

Network Security Spotlight
What Verizon's Data Breach Report Can Teach Enterprises
It’s probably not a jaw-dropper, but cyberespionage is officially on the rise. And the use of stolen or misused credentials is still the leading way the bad guys gain access to corporate information.
 
Top Cyberthreats Exposed by Verizon Report
Beyond Heartbleed, there are cyberthreats vying to take down enterprise networks, corrupt smartphones, and wreak havoc on businesses. Verizon is exposing these threats in a new report.
 
Where Do Web Sites Stand, Post-Heartbleed?
A security firm says the vast majority of Web sites have patched themselves to protect against the Heartbleed bug, but now there are questions raised on the reliability of open-source programs.
 
Navigation
Top Tech News
Home/Top News | Network Security | Tech Trends | Cloud Computing | Hardware | Applications | Microsoft/Windows
Apple/Mac | Mobile Tech | World Wide Web | Big Data | Communications | Hackers | Chips & Processors
Linux/Open Source | Personal Tech | Press Releases
Also visit these Enterprise Technology Sites
Top Tech News | CIO Today | Mobile Tech Today | Data Storage Today

Services:
FreeNewsFeed | Free Newsletters | XML/RSS Feed

About CIO Today Network | How To Contact Us | Article Reprints | Services for PR Pros (In partnership with NewsFactor) | Top Tech Wire | How To Advertise

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
© Copyright 2000-2014 Top Tech News. All rights reserved. Article rating technology by Blogowogo. Member of Accuserve Ad Network.