peripheral operation

peripheral operation

[pə′rif·ə·rəl ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(computer science)
An operation in which an input or output device is used, and which is not directly controlled by a computer while the operation is being carried out.
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All peripherals are all core-independent, saving power by allowing peripheral operation even with the CPU shut off.
The result is trouble free peripheral operation without any sacrifice in overall system safety.
Despite being in many people's eyes little more than a peripheral operation, the reality is that this fast-expanding company has given itself six years to achieve Top Five global automaker status as part of the Hyundai Group.
Energy Micro will help us solve the challenges of developing an unbiased, industry-standard benchmark that examines measurable functions including wake-up time, autonomous peripheral operation, and the various low-power modes.
Hopes that the interim results might be the catalyst to drive Sainsbury's shares through the 300p barrier appear to have floundered on the back of poor results at a peripheral operation ( its bank," said Vinay Bedi, director of Newcastle investment managers Wise Speke.
The platform, running the Linux operating system, provided full support for USB OTG, including host and peripheral operation as well as support for the Host Negotiation (HNP) and Session Request (SRP) Protocols.
This guarantees a two-cycle latency between the completion of one peripheral operation and the start of another.
16 Ethernet connection from PMC sites to J3 connector -- Intel (R) 21555 non-transparent CPCI bridge and advanced IPMI -- CPCI peripheral operation
The Event System allows inter-peripheral communication to take place without CPU intervention and guarantees two-cycle latency between the completion of one peripheral operation and the start of another.
Advantages of the USB Hub and Adapter to the consumer include daisy-chaining of devices, which eliminates cable clutter; peripheral operation without dedicated IRQ's for each device; peripheral installation without removing the computer case; and peripheral attachment or removal without shutting down the computer.
The HP 5000 D640 is already the hottest product in the midrange laser printer market, and the availability of a Windows-NT driver aligns well with future mainstream production-printing applications," said Curt Dowdy, system printer business manager for HP's System Peripheral Operation.
Chile was always a small and peripheral operation for us," commented Ricardo Salinas, Chairman, President and CEO of TV Azteca.

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