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Comment Re:Wireless or not, still need a fat pipe... (Score 1) 184

If they're relying on 802.11 for applications which would put a patients life at risk, they're doing it wrong.

Please at least try to be consistent - either it's life critical or it isn't. You're trying to win an argument by arguing both side of the coin.

Comment Re:Wireless or not, still need a fat pipe... (Score 1) 184

"Medical devices on a wireless network requires a higher level of reliability and uptime"

If a hospital is putting medical devices which require life critical reliability and uptime on 802.11 wireless, or any other unlicensed band where the legal requirement is that

(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

, they're doing it wrong, and it's not a hospital I'd want to be a patient in.

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