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  1. Data acquisition

    Data acquisition is the process of sampling signals that measure real world physical conditions and converting the resulting samples into digital numeric values that can be manipulated by a computer. Data acquisition systems typically convert analog waveforms into digital values for processing. The components of data acquisition systems include: ⁕Sensors that convert physical parameters to electrical signals. ⁕Signal conditioning circuitry to convert sensor signals into a form that can be converted to digital values. ⁕Analog-to-digital converters, which convert conditioned sensor signals to digital values. Data acquisition applications are controlled by software programs developed using various general purpose programming languages such as BASIC, C, Fortran, Java, Lisp, Pascal.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of data acquisition in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of data acquisition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oleh Sych:

    We understand that this couldn't have happened without an insider. To carry out this kind of attack you need to know what kind of operating system and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) are used and what software controls the industrial facility.

  2. Doug Stephen:

    All of our research focuses around this concept of human and machine teamwork -- the machine doesn’t have to be a robot, it could be something like improving the display in a pilot’s cockpit or improving the user interface for social data acquisition software.

  3. Radiologist Steffen Ross:

    The first step would be to do the data acquisition which we use a 3D scanner for, we scan the crime scene and we are also able to scan the dead body, if there is a dead body involved, and then we can put all the data together in the computer and create a virtual crime scene, which is a 3D model of the crime scene, so a re-enactment of the crime.

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