The Programmable Subcutaneous Visible Implant (WO 1996039977 A1) from the Interval Research Corporation is an electronic implant beneath the skin surface displaying an image based upon a display signal. It displays various re-programmable information or decorative patterns beneath the surface of the skin of a person or an animal. This invention relates to inert visible implants. In particular, this invention relates to inert visible implants capable of being reprogrammed to display various different information in any desired manner.
The implant is constructed of a flexible material so as to conform to the skin’s surface. It includes a battery for providing power to the implant. The subcutaneous implant also includes a receiver for receiving programming information from a user, and a display for displaying the programming information through the skin.
Filed: 7 June 1995