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December 2008
Urgent Communications;Dec2008, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p48
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The article provides information on the SansEC beta-phase wireless sensor technology launched by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 2008. New applications of remote transponders are cited including electrical grid monitoring. Stanley Woodard of Langley Research Center and Bryant Taylor of ATK Space Division are the developers of the technology. The author points out that the technology has potential to reliably monitor extreme environments with a transponder system.


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