As far as wireless the only upcoming "new" thing is WiGig. This is the next 802.11 "XXXXX" which is currently in the works. It is operation at the 60 GHz frequency and can transmit data at a rate of 6 to 7 gbps. I am not sure if that would be needed for any home use or even for some of the health-care professionals. The biggest thing that we need is the ability to implement more of the current wireless technologies in some of the health care devices out there. Eliminating the unnecessary "wires" for ECGs, scanners, printers and such. Or making the technology more affordable and practical. Just like we now expect to use a bluetooth headset, I do not see why we could not just deploy a wireless printer or workstation. This would reduce costs and make these devices more manageable.
Last Wiki Answer Submitted: December 13, 2010 3:24 am by RedaChouffani1,785 pts.
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