Difference between revisions of "Sensor Data Acquisition"

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** are repeaters required?  
 
** are repeaters required?  
 
* Repeaters
 
* Repeaters
** ''See [[Sensor Site and Platform Selection]] considerations</a>''
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** ''See [[Sensor Site and Platform Selection]] considerations''
 
** distance to repeater  
 
** distance to repeater  
 
* Power
 
* Power
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** power requirements
 
** power requirements
 
** on-site buffer size?
 
** on-site buffer size?
* Other considerations<br />
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* Other considerations
 
** reliability of transmission mode
 
** reliability of transmission mode
 
** reliability and robustness of equipment
 
** reliability and robustness of equipment

Revision as of 09:26, November 14, 2012

Here, we list several considerations for data acquisition and transmission.

  • Acquisition Methods
    • manual
    • Wi-Fi
    • cellular
    • satellite
    • serial
  • Bandwidth
    • bandwidth requirements (e.g., is 10Hz data needed?)
    • where to get broadband POP?
    • ability of equipment to work with required bandwidth
  • Line of sight (LOS)
    • environment, topography, and vegetation
    • LOS calculators
    • are repeaters required?
  • Repeaters
  • Power
    • how important is real-time accessibility? (e.g., what is desired collection frequency?)
    • power requirements
    • on-site buffer size?
  • Other considerations
    • reliability of transmission mode
    • reliability and robustness of equipment
    • configuration and software (e.g., what level of expertise is needed?, computer requirements)
    • serial-to-ethernet devices
    • budget