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Intranet and Internet metrological workstation with photonic sensors and transmission
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Paper Abstract

We describe in this paper a part of a telemetric network which consists of a workstation with photonic measurement and communication interfaces, structural fiber optic cabling (10/100BaseFX and CAN-FL), and photonic sensors with fiber optic interfaces. The station is equipped with direct photonic measurement interface and most common measuring standards converter (RS, GPIB) with fiber optic I/O CAN bus, O/E converters, LAN and modem ports. The station was connected to the Intranet (ipx/spx) and Internet (tcp/ip) with separate IP number and DNS, WINS names. Virtual measuring environment system program was written specially for such an Intranet and Internet station. The measurement system program communicated with the user via a Graphical User's Interface (GUI). The user has direct access to all functions of the measuring station system through appropriate layers of GUI: telemetric, transmission, visualization, processing, information, help and steering of the measuring system. We have carried out series of thorough simulation investigations and tests of the station using WWW subsystem of the Internet. We logged into the system through the LAN and via modem. The Internet metrological station works continuously under the address http://nms.ipe.pw.edu.pl/nms. The station and the system hear the short name NMS (from Network Measuring System).

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 May 1999
PDF: 28 pages
Proc. SPIE 3731, Optical Fibers and Their Applications VI, (14 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.348716
Show Author Affiliations
Ryszard S. Romaniuk, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Krzysztof T. Pozniak, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Artur Dybko, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3731:
Optical Fibers and Their Applications VI

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