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  • By: Art Ramirez
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Emulation refers to the ability of software and/or hardware to imitate another program or piece of equipment. Emulation is particularly useful for running programs originally designed for another operating system, computer, printer, or even video-game console.

The basic emulation process is simple ...

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