bus mastering

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bus mastering

bus mastering

A bus design that allows the peripheral controllers (plug-in boards) to access the computer's memory independently of the CPU. It allows data transfers to take place between the peripheral device and memory while the CPU is performing other tasks.
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Through a dramatically new approach called Multimastering, these source materials can not only be used for the initial project -- such as a film or game title -- but can be redeployed to other interactive media, including CD-ROM, location-based entertainment and interactive television programming.
New Architecture to Enable Multimastering of Original Digital Content;

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