Most data acquisition
systems are closely related to a specific type of equipment or require drivers and other interfaces to be able to communicate with a wider range of equipment types.
Today, users typically purchase data acquisition
hardware from a hardware supplier.
High-end data acquisition
: With network technology, measurement is possible at many different, distant positions synchronized and in real-time, mobile, interference-free, and fast.
Distributed systems place the data acquisition
hardware around the UUT, often in the test environment and as close to the measurement sensor as possible.
Henrique da Silva: I believe that the next big developments will occur in data acquisition
In the field of data acquisition
a lot of work and research has been done in the last decade.
For years, control engineers have used the LabVIEW Real-Time Module with rugged FieldPoint[TM] and PXI hardware to develop industrial data acquisition
, machine condition monitoring, and custom embedded control systems.
When asked how the smart sensors relate to those systems, Wynn answers that data acquisitions
systems can be more readily deployed.
Designed for real time, in situ wafer temperature measurements, this compact, wireless system generates more precise measurements with greater ease than other data acquisition
units on the market.
The kit provides a regulated power source, data acquisition
hardware, recording software, 12 bits of measurement accuracy and data acquisition
rates up to 240 samples per second.
Portable UDAS USB data acquisition
systems provide an out-of-the-box alternative to plug-in PC data acquisition
National Instruments (NI) has launched NI-DAQ v6.7 for Windows 9x/NT/2000, the latest version of its data acquisition