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PPU

(Physics Processing Unit) Parallel processing hardware designed to perform physics computations. Although prototypes were developed, Ageia was the only company to produce a commercial product (it was acquired by NVIDIA in 2002). Today, the graphics processing unit (GPU) is commonly used for physics processing. See PhysX, GPU and GPGPU.
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In summer 2015, we developed the Type Approval for PPUs, in order to allow ports, terminal operators and pilot organisations to assure a minimum standard in the selection process of their equipment, against which manufacturers of navigation equipment can test their products.
The shake-up to the PPUs, which are also responsible for safeguarding children and supporting victims of domestic abuse, comes as Northumbria Police attempt to manage a pounds 57m shortfall in Government funding.
Alors que l'envergure carrement metropolitaine du projet aurait selon plusieurs dicte la saisine du projet par l'OCPM, la ville choisit de confiner le debat sur le PPU a une assemblee publique en vertu des exigences minimales de la LAU et tenue par l'Arrondissement Le Sud-Ouest.
From sales offices in Boston and in the capitals of Norway, Sweden, Holland and the UK, PPU generated revenue of $15.
The PPU lawyers were all trained to a set standard and heard from experts including doctors who examine sex abuse victims.
A four camera digital High Definition PPU system, mixed by vision director Steve Price, recorded the whole inauguration and fed HD Imag to the Watchout system for display on the Rear Projection Screen.
He still has contact with his offender manager and he is visited by a PPU officer.
A Gwent Police spokeswoman said: "Senior Officers within PPU ensure that sexual and other dangerous offenders are continuously and effectively managed.
Kirsti is accompanied by detective Paul Richardson, who is also a member of her fledgling PPU.
The PPU will look at cases of children who repeatedly go missing from home or have problems at school.
The PPU uses OASys (Offender Assessment System) which was launched nationwide last year.