external sensor

external sensor

[ek′stərn·əl ′sen·sər]
(control systems)
A device that senses information about the environment of a control system but is not part of the system itself.
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Investigators say faulty information from an external sensor on both planes caused the MCAS system to repeatedly misfire, contributing to the crashes.
The gearbox will deploy an external sensor that works in conjunction with a servo to engage the clutch, which will also get actuators to shift gears.
In this subsection, we are going to analyze the data gathered by two prototypes of assisted protection headphones and an external sensor during one batucada class.
The new VR headset also features inside-out positional tracking, so that it is able to track the user's head movements without the need of external sensor.
It also offers the flexibility to incorporate a range of external sensor hubs.
The SDM also includes remote control of all connected sensors, optional differential pressure monitoring of suction anchors, external sensor capabilities and customised logging intervals for long-time structure surveillance.
For applications where installation space is at a premium, VISION COMPONENTS says it offers its fast high-performance board camera VCSBC6211nano in an even smaller version with external sensor board.
* The instruments offer external sensor inputs and 2-Arms and 50-Arms direct current inputs, standard on all channels.
AdvaStim's ASICore chip architecture is designed for multi-channel switching, user-defined output energy algorithms and external sensor data.
"I'd also love to see a version developed for police squad cars." In addition to the smartphone, the system consists of an external sensor module about the size of a deck of cards that contains the microphones and the processing capability required to detect the acoustic signature of gunshots, log their time and send that information to the smartphone by a Bluetooth connection.