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native mode

[′nād·iv ′mōd]
(computer science)
The mode of operation of a software product that is being used on a computer for which it was specifically designed, without use of an emulator.
The mode of operation of a device that is carrying out the function for which it was designed and is not emulating another device.

native mode

(1) The normal running mode of a computer, executing programs from its built-in instruction set. Contrast with emulation mode. See native language.

(2) The highest performance state of a computer. For example, in the early days of the PC when 16-bit applications were common, running in 32-bit, 386 Protected Mode was the x86 chip's native mode.
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Even greater gains in speed are achieved for PowerPC systems running the new version in Native mode.
LightSand will demonstrate the i-8100A interconnecting a Brocade switch operating in native mode to a McData switch in Booth PP24 of Storage Networking World on April 5-8 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix.
Six other existing Maxis products will successfully run under Windows 95, although not in native mode.
A full range of routing and bridging protocol support is provided by the Access Stack Node, including TCP/IP, DECnet Phase IV, OSI, Novell IPX, Banyan VINES, AppleTalk Phase 2, XNS, Native Mode LAN, Transparent Bridge, Translation Bridge, and other extensive features.
The Mitsubishi Alpha is a true multimedia HDTV, with direct computer input resolutions from VGA to W-XGA to direct native mode 1080 x 1920, and also incorporates all the HDTV features found in their Diamond Series HDTVs.
20 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its commitment to connectivity and interoperability, Wellfleet Communications (Nasdaq: WFLT) today announced the industry's first Native Mode LAN (NML) implementation using IEEE 802.
Wellfleet's Native Mode LAN combines highly secure closed user group functionality with central site network management, enabling data service providers to offer a full-featured LAN interconnect service across a shared network," said William Glynn, Native Mode LAN product manager at Wellfleet.
BellSouth's Native Mode LAN Interconnection (NMLI) service was recently approved for four cities in Florida, including Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville and West Palm Beach.
H56 also offers a unique Native Mode feature that allows the incoming video signal to be displayed at its native resolution -- without scaling.
Rivulet supports applications, including IPTV, VoIP, video, ATM, and TDM (circuit emulation), in their native modes while guaranteeing a quality of service (QoS) equivalent to traditional TDM networks.
The 8000 platform is a high-density, feature-rich, multi-fabric media gateway that allows services to be switched in native modes or between IP, ATM and TDM via provision-able features, functions, modules and cards.
Intermezzo also enables direct requests in the native modes of all supported search engines.