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WINDS satellite may launch teleradiology into new orbit

February 27, 2008 WINDS satellite may launch teleradiology into new orbit Douglas Page -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The launch of the experimental Japanese WINDS satellite February 23 could also boost teleradiology into a new ultrahigh-speed communication era. If the technology proves successful, the geostationary Ka-band communications satellite would offer Internet speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps. Such a backbone would address many bandwidth limitation issues that currently plagueteleradiology operations, particularly those in remote locations difficult or impossible to serve with existing surface communication infrastructures.

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