Communicating acoustically

Halliburton Energy Services Inc (2017) Communicating acoustically. .

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An apparatus includes a housing. The housing includes a concentrator and a plurality of signal acquisition devices. Each signal acquisition device is coupled to a respective sensor. Each sensor measures an environmental parameter outside the housing. Each signal acquisition device includes an acoustic transducer. Each signal acquisition device includes a controller to accept measurements from the respective sensor, process the measurements and format them into a transmittable form, and transmit the formatted measurements via the acoustic transducer. A concentrator includes an acoustic transducer to receive acoustic transmissions from the plurality of signal acquisition devices, a processor to process the received acoustic transmissions, and a telemetry device through which the processor can transmit the processed transmissions.

Item Type:Patents
Additional Information:Publication Number: WO2015009272A1. Patent Number: US9719346B2.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Cao, Dr Qi
Authors: Cao, Q., Quintero, A., and Jin, J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science

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