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Title: Portable data collection device

Abstract

The present invention provides a portable data collection device that has a variety of sensors that are interchangeable with a variety of input ports in the device. The various sensors include a data identification feature that provides information to the device regarding the type of physical data produced by each sensor and therefore the type of sensor itself. The data identification feature enables the device to locate the input port where the sensor is connected and self adjust when a sensor is removed or replaced. The device is able to collect physical data, whether or not a function of a time. 7 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
ADA Technologies, Inc
OSTI Identifier:
242582
Patent Number(s):
5,526,287
Application Number:
PAN: 8-269,940
Assignee:
ADA Technologies, Inc., Englewood, CO (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-93ER81585
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 11 Jun 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
44 INSTRUMENTATION, INCLUDING NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE DETECTORS; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS; DESIGN; MONITORS; IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS; TIME DEPENDENCE; PORTABLE EQUIPMENT

Citation Formats

French, P D. Portable data collection device. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
French, P D. Portable data collection device. United States.
French, P D. Tue . "Portable data collection device". United States.
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