Intelligent geotextiles: wired sensor networks underground

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4 Responses to “Intelligent geotextiles: wired sensor networks underground”

  1. patrick says:

    Dutch ENGINEERING firm? I used to sleep under a Ten Cate blanket at my grandparents home thirty years ago! They stuck to weaving apparently.

  2. Now this will be quite useful in a world of big data. 

  3. This is a logical extension of the current fiber-based temperature and strain monitoring systems that use a single thread of fiber, laser pulses, and mathematical analysis of backscattered light. Instead of a single thread, why not a 2-dimensional mat? USGS use it: http://water.usgs.gov/ogw/bgas/fiber-optics/

  4. OtherMichael says:

    VENTUS, here we come….

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