Arkangel is a neural implant and monitoring system designed for parental supervision and child safety. It features in the episode Arkangel.
The device is comprised of two parts: a neural implant and a operation tablet called a Parental Unit. The system was trialled in the United States, but was eventually banned so did not see mass implementation. It was also banned in Europe.
Once inserted, the neural implant cannot be removed. However, the Parental Unit can be destroyed, rendering the system useless as the chip has nothing to transmit the information to.
- Sight Stream:
Allows the parent to patch directly into their childrens visual feed and see what they see in real time and high quality.
Enables tracking of the child with the implant, which is displayed on a 3D digital map on the tablet.
All the childs medical vitals, from heart rate to blood iron levels are monitored and recorded by the implant. It also provides alerts in instances of elevated heart rate, narcotic intake and pregnancy.
- Censorship Filter:
When activated, the filter visually censors (in the form of pixels) and dampens sound of any incident or view that could upset or disturb the child, in addition to anything inappropriate. The filter is incredibly sensitive, even determining sights such as blood and a parent crying as unsuitable.
The entire recorded history of what the child has seen is stored, and can be played back, similar to the Grain.