asynchronous asynchronous  /ˈeɪ ˈsɪŋ krə nəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (digital communication) pertaining to a transmission technique that does not require a common clock between the communicating devices; timing signals are derived from special characters in the data stream itself
  2. (adj) not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Use asynchronous communication and software instead to exchange information, ideas and solutions.
  2. In the other, everyone heard different music, making the cups an asynchronous jumble.
  3. The world is moving actively toward asynchronous enjoyment of entertainment, the video game model.

News

  • LG to Use Snapdragon 800 Chip In Next Optimus G Phone

    Qualcomm and LG announced that the successor to the LG Optimus G will use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. The 800 is the most advanced processor currently available from Qualcomm. According to Qualcomm, the 800 delivers up to 75% better performance than the S4 processor thanks in part to improved asynchronous multiprocessing, which raises and lowers the performance of each core in ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Phone Scoop

Quotes

  1. "Through its asynchronous design, Opus provides three times more performance per watt than current DSP architectures on the market today," said Doug Morrissey, Octasic CTO. "While the DSP core construction is clock-less, to the programmer it...
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Morrissey Source: Market Wire (press release)

  2. "Many new techniques are going to have to be brought forward that are loosely coupled, asynchronous, concurrent, composable, decentralized and resilient. A great deal more constructive thinking is going to have to be done around how we build these...
    on May 15, 2007 By: Craig Mundie Source: ExtremeNano

  3. "Embedded systems are at the forefront of many challenges in computing. They are often highly concurrent, asynchronous and required to work with high reliability. Therefore we require programming tools that enable the rapid production of verifiable...
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: Andrew Herbert Source: سويس إنفو

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