Sound, Vibration & Acoustics Digest #7

Chip/crisp packets, smartphones, the spooky sounds in space and the absolutely fascinating Diana Deutsch Speech to Song Illusion; welcome to our latest digest Extracting audio from visual information https://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/algorithm-recovers-speech-from-vibrations-0804Algorithm recovers…

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Vibration Condition Monitoring Using Your Android Smartphone

Ever been lying on the beach and begun to wonder about the state of your LP turbines? Or out on business and anxious to know if that troublesome exciter bearing has settled down? Well with a Prosig PROTOR system and a smartphone anything’s possible. Many of you will be familiar with using your phone as a camera, music player, web browser, email client, calculator or even a navigation device, but not many will have anticipated using it for vibration condition monitoring!

Here we will explain how to use one of the new Android based phones to connect to a PROTOR system. For the purposes of this example we used an Android-based phone and a WiFi connection. It is equally acceptable to use the network providers 2G/3G data connection. And although we chose an Android based phone, similar VNC-viewer apps exist for the iPhone and other smartphones.

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