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Stanley's healthcare division has scooped up Wi-Fi tracking leader AeroScout, with a view to pushing the technology into hospitals – for use where RFID isn't good enough. Stanley Healthcare will spend the next year adding AeroScout's Wi-Fi based real-time location system to its product portfolio, as well as integrating the …

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At last

Once the medical division have had a go, I hope the tools division will get to play and you'll always be able to find your Stanley Knife even if it has vanished into shed-space.

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"you'll always be able to find your Stanley Knife even if it has vanished into a patient".

There, fixed that for you :)

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What will this be sued for?

Is it some form of patient or staff tracking to know who was there at what time, or is it for stuff like tracking medicine despnsary carts and alike?

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Re: What will this be sued for?

I really hope that was a typo!

it does look good as a medical application

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Re: What will this be sued for?

Damn it! Just noticed that.... damn lack of Edit button.

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Re: What will this be sued for?

I thought it was a serious (and amusingly put) title for a comment about accountability and responsibility.

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Any chance........

it can be used to track where the money goes in the NHS?

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Is it just me..

.. or does the combination of "Stanley" and "Black and Decker" feel sort of uncomfortable in association with hospitals? I get visions of standard DIY issue knives and cordless drills being used in surgery by people wearing dirty overalls..

Yeah, yeah, I'm going. Be glad I didn't crack a joke about bum cracks..

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