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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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This paper proposes a concept of a flexible data acquisition component (business tier) capable of communicating on multiple interface types, with a wide range of devices using user defined communication protocols.
Tomorrow's data acquisition systems, therefore, will need the interface to access the vehicle network data, so that a test engineer could seamlessly combine the digital data coming from a vehicle network with the data being collected from external sensors.
Data acquisition is a method of sample signals that determine real world physical condition and converting the resultant samples into digital numeric values that can be manipulated by a computer.
The new edition of the "Data Acquisition" catalog gives an overview of the currently available measurement systems including accessories.
Traditional data acquisition systems use a centralized architecture with large racks of measurement hardware and computers in a centra] control room.
Modular hardware and software platforms that allow high performance signal conditioned measurements over any bus, whether it be wired or wireless, will be the big developments to come in the data acquisition industry.
The monitoring process approach presented in this paper consists in: a real-time data acquisition process using two real-time DAQ devices and one data logger; a wireless network used for long distance data transmission; three LabVIEW applications used to control data acquisition devices; a network protocol analyzer used for a detailed analysis of the communication protocols and data packets; the management of huge volume sensor data files using a high level software applications; long term sensor monitoring by using graphic software application.
* Ultra-fast, multi-board, multi-channel data acquisition systems.
While LabVIEW has always simplified the data acquisition process, LabVIEW 7 Express extends I/O capabilities with new interactive assistants designed to streamline data acquisition and instrument control.
So the user can download the TEDS files and use it inside LabView 7.1," a recently launched graphical development product to create test, measurement and control applications for hardware systems ranging from high-performance modular instruments to real-time data acquisition systems and handheld devices.
SensArray Corporation, a provider of process optimization tools for semiconductor fabrication, has announced the availability of the Thermal TRACK 5 metrology system with Bluetooth-enabled ISIS (Intelligent Sensor Interface System) 5 data acquisition hardware.
This technical computing environment supports the data acquisition and analysis process, along with interfacing with data acquisition devices and instruments, analyzing and visualizing data.

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