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 second method uses an acoustic detector to emit a sound and show a green light, when Supra-Sure is present.
Each station consisted of an acoustic detector (AnaBat[TM], Model SD1 or AnaBat II, Titley Scientific, Columbia, Missouri) powered by a rechargeable 12-V battery and associated solar panel unit.
The acoustic detector can "hear" the differences and alert the water department of any discrepancies.
The system features three main components--a handheld laser system, a handheld acoustic detector, and a photoacoustic spectrometer module.
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.
At the same time, the type of acoustic detectors used to detect certain signals (heart sounds, pulmonary sounds) depends on the area of application of specific medical equipment.