Metadata vs Telemetry - What's the difference?

metadata | telemetry |


As nouns the difference between metadata and telemetry

is that metadata is data that describes other data, serving as an informative label while telemetry is (applied sciences) the science, and associated technology, of the automatic recording and transmission of data from a remote source to a receiving station for analysis.

metadata

Noun

(-)
  • Data that describes other data, serving as an informative label.
  • Most websites contain metadata to tell the computer how to lay the words out on the screen.

    See also

    * tag ----

    telemetry

    Noun

  • (applied sciences) the science, and associated technology, of the automatic recording and transmission of data from a remote source to a receiving station for analysis
  • Derived terms

    * telemetric