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hardware accelerator

A device that speeds up processing or transmission. See accelerator.
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Integrating with the Intel Media SDK 2013 for Servers and accessing hardware acceleration using Intel Graphics, Wowza Transcoder AddOn helps provide exceptional performance enhancements.
ElcomSoft pioneered hardware acceleration in password recovery", said Andrey Belenko, ElcomSoft leading crypto analytic and the original inventor of GPU-accelerated password recovery.
nPulse's expertise in deploying hardware acceleration, and in building open-source monitoring and security applications, will enable nPulse customers, especially in the Security and Government space, to take advantage of the full power of Napatech performance-enhanced network technology.
Based on in-depth conversations with financial markets participants at major trading firms, execution venues and vendors, the 20-page TABB report defines hardware acceleration beyond specialty chips, outlines key considerations for selecting the approach most appropriate for a given project and lays out the future of hardware acceleration for financial firms.
With its highly efficient architecture and on-chip RAID hardware acceleration, the 440SPe has world class RAID 5 and RAID 6 performance.
264 hardware acceleration, Nero ShowTime further improves consumers' enjoyment and management of HD video content on a PC.
6 now supports physics simulations for applications developed for Linux operating systems, and supports hardware acceleration for applications running on Microsoft Windows Vista.
Hardware acceleration support and advanced de-interlacing deliver stutter free playback with clearer, more detailed images by eliminating many of the jagged edges associated with interlaced content.
AGEIA brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in hardware acceleration of real-time physics to the BDP, and their advances in the marketplace offer great promise to the PC gaming environment" said Oliver Baltuch, Futuremark's VP of Sales and Marketing, North America.
The 3D JAVA game takes advantage of the 3D hardware acceleration capabilities of the NVIDIA GoForce graphics processing unit (GPU) to deliver improved graphics and smoother gameplay.
They are architected with an asynchronous core to take full advantage of hardware acceleration if required.