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integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system

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With microprocessors, an elevator also may be programmed to return, to the lobby so that it remains idle where most needed.
Programmable microprocessor controls provide LCD messages for initial settings and performance data and alarm conditions.
The MMX microprocessor was designed for computer games, such as Quake, that involve high-resolution graphics and sound, and for multimedia education and conferencing.
The PowerPC 620 microprocessor is the fourth chip produced on schedule by the Somerset Design Center in approximately two years -- and is the first chip in a line of server and high-end workstation microprocessors within the PowerPC family.
In-Stat's Microprocessor Report analyst staff made all the nominations and selections.
Standard off-the-shelf microprocessor controls accurate to [+ or -]1[degree] F with dual LED display of setpoint and supply temperature.
By combining dynamic scheduling with non-blocking caches, the R10000 microprocessor gains much of its performance.
In addition, the use of porous, ultra-low-K dielectrics to reduce interconnect capacitance and wiring delay is a critical step in further improving microprocessor performance as well as lowering power dissipation.
Russell feels that CANbus architecture, with incorporation of a microprocessor at the transducer level, will also enable new SPC functionality and diagnostics of position-related problems.
The PowerXplorer offers between 4 to 64 computing nodes, each equipped with one 80 MHz PowerPC 601 microprocessor.
Transmeta Corporation develops and licenses innovative computing, microprocessor and semiconductor technologies and related intellectual property.
Digital has consistently led the industry in microprocessor performance since the launch of the Alpha AXP architecture in February 1992.
Panalta's most recent success is The Microprocessor Chronicles DVD that also announced and went on sale today to the public.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to meet aggressive development schedules, Motorola (NYSE: MOT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today at the Microprocessor Forum they have completed first production of the second PowerPC(TM) microprocessor.
The Stanford Silicon Valley Archives together with Walker Research Associates, today announced the release of its latest digital video documentary titled, "The Microprocessor Chronicles.
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