Background Processing


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Background Processing

In computing, the performance of less important programs only when more important programs are idle or otherwise not in use. Background processing has become less common as more computers are able to multitask efficiently.
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The separate DSPs allow background processing while the controller concurrently proceeds with other tests.
The Unix-based Sun Sparcstation platform comes with a 1GB SCSI hard disc drive, black-and-white control monitor, high-resolution, color-calibrated image monitor and accelerator boards to optimise sharpening, manipulation of large files and background processing.