Remote monitoring, as a concept, has been present for a very long time. There are conflicting reports of the earliest applications of some form of remote system, some dating back to as early as 1912 in the United States. However, one thing remains consistent, the fact that this remote monitoring system was applied in some sort of industrial setting. In the early days, remote monitoring was not known by this name however, it was known as a Supervisory system. Here is a little history lesson.
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One of the most popular gas detection devices we use at home is the thermostat. It usually consists of temperature and humidity sensors. Temperature sensors are categorized into two basic types: Contact Temperature Sensor and Non-Contact Temperature Sensor. Contact Temperature Sensors requires physical contact with the detected object while the Non-Contact type doesn’t. The thermostat is categorized as being the contact sensor type. There are also four common types of temperature sensors including a thermistor, Resistive Temperature Device (RTD), thermocouple and Integrated Silicon Linear Sensor.
Before the term "data analytics" was coined, analytics were being used in the 1950's to give companies insights and trends based on their collected data. Big data means bigger opportunities for companies to grow by giving insights based on both future and immediate decisions. Reduction in cost, faster and better decision making, and innovative ...