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data acquisition

[′dad·ə ‚ak·wə‚zish·ən]
(communications)
The phase of data handling that begins with the sensing of variables and ends with a magnetic recording or other record of raw data; may include a complete radio telemetering link.

data acquisition

data acquisition

(1) The automatic collection of data from sensors and readers in a factory, laboratory, medical or scientific environment.

(2) The gathering of source data for data entry into the computer.
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With the APx515 analyzer already renowned worldwide for precision and reliability in production test environments," stated Dave Schmoldt, Audio Precision CEO, "our new DAQ driver allows LabVIEW users a fast path to incorporating that instrument into their LabVIEW-based measurement systems, whether audio-focused or not.
A great feature of the DAQ systems is the recording of high-speed and low-speed signals at the same time.
But, stationary FPGA--based DAQ devices, like Compact RIO--9004 (Reconfigurable I/O Real-Time Embedded Controller--product of National Instruments Company), have the capability to collect data from external heterogeneous sensors.
com indicates that technological advancements and the increasing adoption of wireless networking are enhancing prospects in the DAQ market.
Further, rising investments in the foundry and memory segments of the region's semiconductors industry will lend momentum to the DAQ market.
This spurt in data transfers makes a strong case for advanced DAQ products.
Without synchronization providing a time relation to different DAQ systems, important information is lost.
Ryan Wynn, a DAQ product manager with National Instruments (Austin, TX; www.
National Instruments (NI) Data Acquisition (DAQ) Board (Model MIO 6040E), LabVIEW software package, and DAQ signal Accessory Board have been employed for smooth and accurate motor positioning.
DAQ products enable the measurement of stress in structures, machines and aerospace components as well as torque measurement in the automotive and shipbuilding industries.
The new DAQ application adds a new Web interface and controls, which allow users to display trend charts and alarm screens in a Web browser to share with up to four remote users.