[Cyborg] wireless bionic implants

Anthony Di Franco di.franco at aya.yale.edu
Fri Nov 25 13:08:32 PST 2011


Short-range networking of medical implants is a perfect application for
ultrawideband radios; I wonder how that got lost in this effort.
On Nov 24, 2011 9:02 AM, "Eric Boyd" <mrericboyd at yahoo.com> wrote:

>
> http://www.techworld.com.au/article/408425/spectrum_clash_builds_around_bionic_implants
>
> It says currently they actually *do* implant long wires under the skin,
> in operations that take several days.  That's NUTS.  But wireless might
> be almost as nuts, given how crowded spectrum is, and how critical these
> transmissions might eventually become for everyday activities of those
> implanted... Imagine being the FCC people who have to make this decision!
>
> Eric
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