acoustic detector

acoustic detector

[ə′küs·tik di′tek·tər]
(electronics)
The stage in a receiver at which demodulation of a modulated radio wave into its audio component takes place.
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The acoustic detector can "hear" the differences and alert the water department of any discrepancies.
An acoustic detector, also in the armband, then calculates which part of the display is to be activated.
The Medium Range Acoustic Detector has less range, but its portability and ability to be mounted on various platforms opens the system to police boats, helicopters, border patrol vehicles and infrastructure security perimeters.
The investigators suggest that their acoustic detector could be quicker and more economical than current assays used to identify viruses in blood, saliva, and other bodily fluids.
Working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the REF obtained and oversaw the installation of Boomerang, a smaller and comparatively low-cost acoustic detector that was fielded on Army vehicles.
Researchers carft place an acoustic detector on the sun, Lindsey notes.
It is a small low-cost acoustic detector that was installed on some 1st Cavalry Division vehicles.
The Autonomous Surface Vehicle is travelling along the sea surface carrying GoPro cameras and marine mammal acoustic detectors, as well as a state-of-the-art meteorological station.
Its extensive capabilities include acoustic detectors, a laser warning system, a local situational awareness system, an electronic countermeasure system, a route marking system, an advanced electronic architecture and a high performance power pack.
PharmaTrak's sensor suite begins with basic security monitors such as door position, light, and acoustic detectors.
They underwent four separate kinds of tests while they were out of service, including ones using special acoustic detectors and dye markers, as well as standard ``tapping'' and visual checks to determine any defects in the gas system.