Living up to its promise of being easy to get up and running, the wireless network is playing an integral communications role in the recovery efforts in areas of New York and Washington devastated by terrorist attacks two weeks ago.
In the aftermath of the suicide plane crashes into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, it's incredibly difficult to concentrate on anything but news surrounding the events. Everything else seems so irrelevant.
It's not clear if wireless enhanced 911 systems could have helped rescuers reach people injured at the World Trade Center or Pentagon, but the disasters may spur development of ultrawideband applications that could help in the future.
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