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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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Free technical support and low cost of ownership make Measurement Computing the easiest choice for DAQ.
With this maturation of DAQ technologies, new products cannot rely on simply better DAQ performance, but rather greater O/S and computer support along with ease-of-use features for continued growth."
This example is equipped with eight parallel analogue inputs connected to an embedded Cortex-A8 1 GHz ARM processor for real-time processing and analysis of DAQ measurements.
Although scores on the DAQ have been related to various forms of aggression, such as physical and verbal aggression, and are even linked to gang affiliation (Vasquez, Osman, & Wood, 2012), no data are available about their relation to other types of aggression, including indirect aggression (a common and damaging type of aggression that includes gossiping and social exclusion) (Anguiano-Carrasco & Vigil-Colet, 2011).
Figure 4 shows the configuration of a DAQ board for signal acquisition from the strain gauge.
The DAQ devices can be classified into two categories, single device and real-time system.
But what may surprise some smaller business owners are the wide-ranging regulations that the DAQ finalized earlier this year, which place restrictions on restaurants, large bakeries, auto-body shops and others that historically have not had to worry about compliance with air quality regulations because of their size.
Data acquisition (DAQ) hardware serves as the interface between a computer and signals from the outside world.
Officials from Carolinas Cement Co., Wilmington, N.C., announced recently that parent company Titan America LLC was issued an air quality permit from the Division of Air Quality (DAQ) of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) to construct a proposed 2.4 million-tpy-capacity cement plant in Castle Hayne.
International Resource News-August 10, 2011--DSPCon launches new application for DAQ systems(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-December 20, 2010-AIS releases remote DAQ modules for industrial automation control panel PCs(C)1995-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com