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14:17 Mar 31, 2007
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers (general) / pilotage
French term or phrase: pilote
dans un centre de pilotage pour systèmes informatiques

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4 +1driver
Claire Chapman
3control centerdanièle davout

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Programme spécifique qui contrle un périphéque. On utilisera cependant, plus volontiers, le mot anglais : driver.
Dictionnaire Marabout de la Micro-informatique et de l’Internet

Note added at 12 mins (2007-03-31 14:29:59 GMT)

en informatique :

* un pilote (ou driver en anglais) permet à un système d'exploitation de reconnaître un certain matériel et de l'utiliser ;

Note added at 21 mins (2007-03-31 14:39:22 GMT)

Both of the French references that I gave only used the word driver, but, depending on your text, you may want to use a more complete name as shown below in the Wikipedia site.

**A device driver, or a software driver** is a specific type of computer software, typically developed to allow interaction with hardware devices. This usually constitutes an interface for communicating with the device, through the specific computer bus or communications subsystem that the hardware is connected to, providing commands to and/or receiving data from the device, and on the other end, the requisite interfaces to the operating system and software applications.

Often called simply a driver, it is a specialized hardware-dependent computer program, which is also operating system specific, that enables another program, typically an operating system or applications software package, to interact transparently with the given device. It usually provides the requisite interrupt handling required for any necessary asynchronous time-dependent hardware interfacing needs.

Claire Chapman
Local time: 15:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

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centre de pilotage
control center

Formalisation du centre de pilotage pour la simulation des systèmes industriels (Formalising of control center for the simulation of industrial systems)

danièle davout
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