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Radio Telemetry, SCADA, and Wireless Telemetry Systems
Radio Telemetry (synonymous with telematics) is a technology that allows the wireless remote measurement and reporting of information of interest to the system designer or operator. The word is derived from Greek roots tele = remote, and metron = measure. Systems that need instructions and data sent to them in order to operate require the counterpart of telemetry, telecommand.
SCADA is the abbreviation for Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition. It generally refers to an industrial control system: a computer system monitoring and controlling a process. The process can be industrial, infrastructure or facility based as described below:
A SCADA System usually consists of the following subsystems:
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