real-time clock


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real-time clock

[′rēl ‚tīm ′kläk]
(computer science)
A pulse generator which operates at precise time intervals to determine time intervals between events and initiate specific elements of processing.

real-time clock

An electronic circuit that maintains the time of day. It may also provide timing signals for timesharing operations. See NTP and BIOS.
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The on-chip real-time clock allows the date and time to be included as part of a digital signature.
If the system passes all of the dynamic rollover tests and passes the Real-Time Clock test, it should not fail this test.
Other standard features include a TFT touchscreen display with real-time clock, data buffer in case of power failure, IP 54 protection, and much more.
Additional features include a real-time clock for time stamping and scheduling applications, as well as having programs stored in flash memory to ensure system integrity on recovery from power failure.
Along with giving time readings around the world in 16 cities, it also features a real-time clock with hours, minutes and second displays and a perpetual calendar range to 2099.
MDS of Videojet House, 153 Dixons Hill Road, Weiham Green, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, tel: 0170 727 5844 tell us this unit incorporates a real-time clock, date, batch, shift, lot, sequential numbering, adjustable character width, character emboldening and the easy inclusion of other information.
To take an example from a leading compounding machinery supplier: "Most of our lines are still based on a PLC without a real-time clock," explains Richard Taylor, engineering director at Krupp Werner & Pfleiderer Corp.
Yle acquires all the network services use an automated SaaS cloud service, which enables the automatic publication of moderation of comments sent from the audience in real-time clock and all year round.
The printer also has a real-time clock feature that includes the date and time on printouts.
Features include dynamic voltage scaling for processor core flexibility, support for high current rail, an efficient and flexible output via eight low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators and one real-time clock (RTC) LDO.
The drives also include a "real-time clock" feature providing scheduled maintenance outputs and messages.
The FM4005 device combines a real-time clock (RTC), low-VDD reset, watchdog timer, battery-backed event counter, lockable 64-bit serial number area, and general-purpose comparator that can be used for an early power-fail (NMI) interrupt or other purpose.

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