data recorder


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data recorder

[′dad·ə ri‚kȯr·dər]
(computer science)
A keyboard device for entering data onto magnetic tape.

data recorder

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A typical recording of an earlier version of flight data recorder (FDR). Modern FDRs can record many more parameters.
Refers to the flight data recorder, the maintenance data recorder, etc. The equipment records data electronically or mechanically. Data can be retrieved, if required, and analyzed. See also flight data recorder.
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The data recorder gathers information about the plane's speed, altitude and direction.
The voyage data recorder, similar to an airplane's black box, may contain the last 12 hours of engine orders and other communications.
International regulations about the safety of ships at sea require every modern vessel to be equipped with a voyage data recorder to assist investigations in the event of an accident.
Speaking in Jakarta, Bambang Soelistyo told reporters: "I received information from the National Transport Safety Committee chief that at 07:11 (00:11 GMT), we succeeded in bringing up part of the black box that we call the flight data recorder.
Indonesia's meteorological agency has said that stormy weather likely caused the Airbus A320-200 to go down but a definitive answer is impossible without the data recorders.
A cockpit voice recorder contains the conversations in the cockpit, while a flight data recorder logs technical data such as the plane's altitude, speed and route.
The search for the data recorder had been described as challenging due to the "nature of the environment" where the wreckage was located.
Both data recorder and voice recorder will be sent to China today (Wednesday)," he told Xinhua by phone.
said Wednesday it will deliver 150 more devices to North America to read data stored in an event data recorder installed in all Toyota cars sold there.
Mr Sleight said: "With an accident data recorder we would have got positioning information, we would have got acceleration data, and any warnings received prior or after the accident sequence.
On Friday (1 August) Steven Chealander, a member of the NTSB, reported that there was no flight data recorder installed on the aircraft.
Hinch (director, Office of Human Vehicle Performance research, US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Research program), and Steiner (a senior automotive engineer, Keva Engineering) present a compendium of 30 papers on event data recorder research, selected according to the following criteria: importance to understanding each EDR topic area, frequency of citation, status as a classic study, creativity or thoroughness, and value as an archival article or reference.