Data Acquisition Articles

  • Reduce energy costs with a compressed air flow meter

    Consider the following situation. You find out you have been using way too much water at home. You discover a leaking gasket and there is water all over your basement. What is your course of action? Of course, it is to fix the leak right away. But what if this happened at your plant? And instead of water, we are dealing with compressed air? Probably nothing, because compressed ...


    By VP Instruments

  • Mining Emissions Effectively Monitored with Micro Pulse LiDAR Technology

    Mining operations include blasting, excavating, scraping, and sifting large amounts of dirt. These activities create dust and other emissions that are transported by air currents to surrounding areas. It is easy to say that dangerous particulate matter (PM) generated by mining should be monitored and kept to a minimum; however, it is very challenging to measure the levels of contaminants in the ...

  • Karst - Case Study

    A coal power station was expanding its site and capabilities in an area of suspected karst topography.  In 2009, Bay performed 3-D electrical resistivity surveys in two separate areas within the facility.  The objectives of the survey were to map the top of the limestone bedrock and to delineate any karsting within the limestone.  The limestone bedrock was approximately 13-40 feet ...


    By Bay Geophysical, Inc.

  • Data Center Redundancy and Tier Classification Levels

    Running and maintaining a data center requires at least some degree of redundancy. This allows for reliable operation and increased the uptime during planned or unplanned downtime. ...


    By AKCP

  • Continuous mass flow measurement of limestone - Case study

    Customer: Limestone manufacturer Material: Limestone Flow rate: Approx. 15 t/h Installation:Pneumatic line Function: Exact measurement of flow rate ...


    By ENVEA

  • This selection guide eases your choice of a datalogger and telemetry method

    Data loggers play a crucial role as the brain of a monitoring station, by storing data, calculating parameters, sending alarms, and more. And by using telemetry or remote communication to send data from a data logger, you can almost instantly access your data via computer, server, or smartphone to view and further process. With numerous data logger and telemetry options in the market – ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Micro Pulse LiDAR enhances global aviation safety - Case study

    To address the need for better information about volcanic ash events, the Toulouse Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) asked Météo-France (MF), the French national meteorological service, to focus on the ash issue. MF set out to determine the best method of providing accurate information about the size and concentration of volcanic particles from the ground up to a minimum of 12 km ...

  • Case-Study: Kakinada Smart City Environmental Monitoring

    Kakinada Municipal Corporation partnered with Sterlite Tech to analyze their city’s environment and create awareness among people. Oizom installed multiple Polludrones all across the city to monitor the city level pollution and spread awareness regarding environmental health among the local residents. Smart City monitoring solution was designed to monitor Gases, Noise, Dust, and weather parameter ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Unpredictable volcanic ash plumes restrict air traffic

    Volcano Alert Level: “Warning” and Aviation Color Code: “Red.” If a volcano reaches this status, there is a major eruption imminent or already underway, which poses a threat to the surrounding areas on the ground and in the air. Even with early monitoring systems in place for hundreds of volcanoes worldwide, the unpredictable nature of earthquakes, eruptions, lava ...

  • Case-Study: Smart-Campus Air Quality Monitoring in Palava

    To make Palava City Management Association (PCMA) the Most Livable City in India, the authorities needed a comprehensive air monitoring solution to create awareness about the environmental health of the Campus. Oizom deployed Air Quality solutions at strategic locations. The authorities were able to create awareness amongst the citizens on the ambient air quality and offer suggestive actions. The ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • World Health Organization Guidance on the Storage and Transport of Temperature Sensitive Pharmaceutical Products

    Background The World Health Organization (WHO) publish guidelines for the storage and transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products. Many pharmaceuticals, drugs and vaccines have time and/or temperature dependent requirements. The WHO ...


    By AKCP

  • Generator Maintenance Monitoring

    Types of generators and maintenance requirements There are two categories of generator power installations. Emergency Power Supply Systems (EPPS) are an independent power supply system for life-critical infrastructure. For example, hospitals are legally required to have EPPS. The maintenance of such systems is tightly controlled and regulated. The second category is standby ...


    By AKCP

  • Establishing a Drug Stability Budget During Storage and Transit

    In previous blog posts, we have explored the fact that many drugs, vaccines and pharmaceutical products require refrigerated conditions in order to maintain efficacy. We also examined the importance of  ...


    By AKCP

  • How Temperature affects IT Storage

    Why is monitoring HDD operating temperature important? It is well known that Data Center temperature monitoring is important to improve server performance and lifespan. Increased heat conditions in your Data Center can even result in data loss. This is another reason why Data Center environmental monitoring, particularly temperature monitoring, is important. ...


    By AKCP

  • AKCP Data Center Monitoring Solution in Congo - Case Study

    The AKCP data center monitoring solution has been deployed by Ofis Technologies for a new data center in Congo. Located in Pointe-Noire the data center is hosting the IT infrastructure for Ofis Technologies. The facility will also be offered as a co-located hosting service for other clients. At the data center ...


    By AKCP

  • Building Simple, Cost-Effective Technology Solutions

    Selecting and integrating appropriate software and tech for your organization is foundational to effective EHS program management. NAEM’s 2020 research, “Trends in Emerging Tech for EHS&S: What’s Really Happening Inside Companies,” documented the state of emerging tech to ...

  • Engaging Front-Line Employees

    Trends in EHS Tech Selecting and integrating appropriate software and tech for your organization is foundational to effective EHS program management. NAEM’s 2020 research, “Trends in Emerging Tech for EHS&S: What’s Really Happening Inside ...

  • Generator Monitoring and Alerts

    “Power when you need it”  Remote generator monitoring system ensures your backup power systems are always at the ready when called upon. What is a Remote Generator Monitoring System? A device that connects to your generator and via supplied sensors, or utilizing sensors already installed on the generator, monitors the status and health. Communication between ...


    By AKCP

  • Building People-Centric Solutions

    Trends in EHS Tech Selecting and integrating appropriate software and tech for your organization is foundational to effective EHS program management. NAEM’s 2020 research, “Trends in Emerging Tech for EHS&S: What’s Really Happening Inside ...

  • Monitoring Considerations for Critical Environment Cleanrooms

    Facilities grappling with USP797 and USP800 verify their compliance through cleanroom certification. Airflow measurements, leakage testing and environment measurements (differential pressure, temperate and relative humidity) are documented and certified. Non-cGMP certified facilities, do not generally have ongoing monitoring of their cleanroom space and have difficulties identifying when ...


    By AirCare Automation

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