Data context

Data context refers to the frame of reference within which data is interpreted. This frame of reference includes the specific environment in which data is collected and analyzed, as well as the individual assumptions and biases of the people who are interpreting the data. Data context is important because it can have a major impact … Read more

Automatic vehicle locator (AVL)

An automatic vehicle locator (AVL) is a device that uses GPS technology to automatically track the location of a vehicle. This information can be used for a variety of purposes, such as fleet management, vehicle tracking, and stolen vehicle recovery. AVL systems typically consist of three main components: a GPS receiver, a transmitter, and a … Read more


Nanoanalysis is the study of the physical and chemical properties of matter on the nanometer scale. This includes the use of various analytical methods to characterize nanomaterials, as well as the study of their behavior in biological and environmental systems. What do Oxford Instruments do? Oxford Instruments designs, manufactures and supplies world-leading technology solutions for … Read more