In engineering, the devices used to measure and collect data and/or control test and manufacturing environments, such as sensors, recorders, transmitters, displays and control systems. Generally, any device used to measure, record and/or indicate a physical phenomenon, such as a speedometer, smoke alarm or motion detector.
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