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real-time

1. Pert. to technologies that report or record events and processes as they happen; said, e.g., of imaging procedures that take moving pictures rather than static images of body structures.
2. Pert. to computer systems that analyze data at the same rate as data is received, allowing automatic control of a process.
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ACT plans to work with the ACORD-User Groups Information Exchange, or AUGIE, an organization of user group leaders, and other interested industry groups to further investigate the potential real-time applications, said Treutel.
Through real-time interface, which is based on the ACORD XML standard, an agency system prompts for a data field and then asks the company system to apply its editing rules and send back an approval or an error message.
The essence of being a real-time company is to improve productivity and service, while reducing costs.

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