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7,411,865: System and method for archiving data from a sensor array

  • Type: US
  • Application Number: 11/318422
  • Publication Date: Aug 12 2008
  • Filing Date: Dec 23 2005
  • Abstract:

    A system and method for archiving and retrieving information from an array of remote sensors. In a preferred embodiment the invention is incorporated in a gunshot detection and location system to preserve audio information surrounding a gunshot event for later review or analysis. In a preferred embodiment the system includes a plurality of acoustic sensors deployed in an array, a computer for processing gunshot information from the sensors, and a mass storage device for temporary archival of audio information. When a gunshot event is detected, the location of the audio information of the data within the spool is stored in an index to facilitate later retrieval of the information.

  • More Information: USPTO record