Updated: 11/24/2005; 11:52:01 PM.

Wireless remote data
Technologies and sample systems that gather sensor data across distances, usually via radio links. This includes general telemetry and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), especially for gathering data about wildlife, natural resources, and distributed energy systems.


daily link  Thursday, June 05, 2003


Human Edge Tech: purveyor of equipment and stories about tech in austere conditions.  North Pole expedition blog.    NYT article.  ".. the Defense Department and firefighting groups were tracking their work with the idea that such methods might be adapted to reduce accidental troop casualties or to track emergency workers in buildings or in dense smoke.  Other options allow the outside world to track a trekker's movements. An explorer might, for example, take along a small transmitter like those used to monitor the migrations of rare wildlife, from elephant seals off Patagonia to the reclusive forest elephants of the Congo basin.  A French company, CLS, uses satellite networks to monitor the position and condition of explorers carrying the device. The version used by adventurers can send 10 different signals and, with prearranged codes, alert a support team to changing conditions.."  12:37:29 PM  permalink  

 
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