3 Factors That Influence Electronic Compass Accuracy

Military, marine navigation, unmanned vehicles, and more depend on the accuracy of an electronic compass. There are several factors that can greatly influence how a compass takes its readings. Here are three of these factors and how to be aware of them. #1 Time-Varying Magnetic Fields A time-varying magnetic field in the vicinity of an…

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How to Identify Sensor Accuracy & Resolution

For monitoring bridge sag and sway or controlling a passenger train, nothing is more important than precision. A microradian or micro g can make the difference between a normal day in the office and a nightmare. Resolution and accuracy are two important specifications for engineers, but what exactly is the difference between the two? Why…

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