- The science and technology of automatic measurement and transmission of data by wire, radio, or other means from remote sources, as from space vehicles, to receiving stations for recording and analysis.
- tel′e·met′ric , tel′e·met′ri·cal
(countable and uncountable, plural telemetries)
tele- +"Ž -metry
telemetry - Computer Definition
From the Greek tele, meaning far off, and meter, meaning measure, and translating literally as measure far off. The branch of science or process of remote measurement and collection of variable data, such as pressure, temperature, flow, or radiation, and transmission of the data to a distant location for analysis and interpretation.
Transmitting data captured by instrumentation and measuring devices to a remote station where it is recorded and analyzed. For example, data from a weather satellite is telemetered to earth.