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Remote Sensor Control & Communication (365)

Problem: Need embedded controls and communications to allow remote sensor control, operation and data recovery.

Photos of embedded controller and controller installed in sensor housing

Project Activity Scope (from Technical Overview Chart): Circuits and Devices through Integrated Systems

PNNL Solution:

  • Sensor system that operates without hands-on support
  • Embedded microprocessor for automated system operation from simple commands
  • Communication system for two-way, radio-based remote control and data acquisition
  • Integrate and test with sensor to detect Tc-99 in water samples

Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: electronics design for signal processing, background reduction, controls, and communication; software development for controls, data processing, communications, and data reporting.

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