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real-time system

[′rēl ¦tīm ′sis·təm]
(computer science)
A system in which the computer is required to perform its tasks within the time restraints of some process or simultaneously with the system it is assisting.

real-time system

A computer system that responds to input signals fast enough to keep an operation moving at its required speed. Examples are video game computers and videoconferencing systems as well as computers used to control airplanes, space shuttles and self-driving cars. See real-time information system and real time.
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Real-time Mach: Towards a predictable real-time system. In Proceedings of the USENIX Math Workshop, (Oct.
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The company's REAL-Time Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) systems, previously approved by the Food and Drug Administration only for adults, will be available in specifically designed pediatric models of both the stand-alone Guardian Real-Time CGM system and the Paradigm REAL-Time system, which combines an insulin pump with a continuous glucose monitor in a single unit.
The MiniMed Paradigm REAL-Time System allows patients to make immediate diabatea-management decisions and marks what Meditronic maintains is a major step toward developing an artificial pancreas.
Moldflow also released Celltrack version 2.1, an update to its real-time system for work-order management, job scheduling, maintenance tracking, SPC/SQC, and barcode labeling.

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