Motius Glossary

The Motius Literary Index provides an alphabetical overview of the terms we use on our website.


Hardware Acceleration

Hardware acceleration refers to the use of specialized hardware components to offload and expedite certain computing tasks or processing operations that would otherwise be performed by the general-purpose CPU (Central Processing Unit). By leveraging dedicated hardware, specific operations can be executed more efficiently and with greater speed, leading to improved performance and reduced workload on the CPU.