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event recorder

n.
1. Any of various devices that record data from sensors monitoring the performance of a transportation conveyance over a period of time, used chiefly to analyze the causes of accidents, especially:
a. A crashworthy, water-resistant, and fire-resistant device that records data about a train, such as speed and brake use.
b. A flight recorder. Also called black box.
2. A medical device that detects and records cardiac abnormalities, such as changes in heart rate or rhythm, over a period of time. Also called event monitor.
3. A laser event recorder.
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Anchored by the cab-mounted DriveCam monitor and event recorder, the technology will be installed in a fleet of nearly 250 mixer, tractor-dump trailer and pick up trucks serving central, east and west Texas markets.
The offering includes the DriveCam event recorder, a wind-shield-mounted device that collects driving data inside and outside the vehicle.
This is enabled by the Enhanced Diagnostic Monitor, which makes it quick and easy to understand system health and identify issues; a new Sequence of Event recorder and playback for faster event analysis and identification of process upsets and outages; and high-speed data logging for quick and accurate resolution to operational issues.
Patient-activated ECG recorders have been advocated to be a more useful tool in the diagnosis of arrhythmias in such patients, detecting arrhythmia in 66-89% of patients with paroxysmal palpitations or dizziness.13,14 Unfortunately they are much more expensive and even in adult population, on multiple occasions the patient fails to self-activate the event recorder.6 Self-activation becomes even a greater issue in children who cannot fully understand the concept.
Despite long-standing Department policies against cellphone use while driving, the Department's DriveCam event recorder program captured nearly 400 events last year where government drivers were texting or talking on cellphones.
Officials said they can access the locomotive and expect to be able to pull the event recorder - similar to a plane's black box - which should provide crucial information about "speed and braking," Bella Dinh-Zarr, Vice Chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), told reporters during a press briefing Thursday afternoon.
The seating area is divided into two classes provided with increased passenger capacity, luggage facility, air conditions, passenger information system , event recorder, wireless internet access, video and audio channels, smoke detectors, visual display screens (TV) and screens showing the journey data such as the station name, travel destination and speed.
Oven controls include a digital programming temperature controller, manual reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors, recirculating airflow safety switch, paperless event recorder, SCR power controller and trace level oxygen analyzer.
Another NTSB member Earl Weener said that an event recorder from the train and another car had been recovered but it hadn't been examined.
The 156" module features 72" headroom, a Whelen LED light package, Whelen Dominator 8 LED light in the grille, an SK4 ultraviolet air purification system, "C" style rubrails with lights, a drive cam event recorder, aluminum cabinets, and Meganite cabinets.
This program provides commercial transportation insurance customers with access to Accident Event Recorder technology, an extremely valuable loss-control tool.
Functions consist of snapshot/globalshutter, pixel binning, area of interest readout, external trigger and sync I/O, auto-iris control, RS-232 peripheral port, exposure, gain and offset controls, non-volatile configuration memory, event recorder capability, pre-trigger recording, programmable strobe functions, multicasting, configurable IP addresses, and auto-exposure and autowhite balance controls.