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in real time

Instantaneously; as things develop; at the moment something happens. Luckily, because of our undercover reporter, we can get updates on the situation in real time.
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real time

1. noun The present time, or nearly so. The term is used in applications in which some kind of result or imagery is displayed simultaneously (or nearly simultaneously) with when it is occurring. The images you're seeing are in real time—this is a live broadcast.
2. adjective (often hyphenated) Immediate or nearly immediate; present and completely up-to-date. Don't worry, we can get real-time information on the other flights that are available.
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E[acute accent]Progress Real Time Division, a leader in real-time products for event stream processing, data management, data access and synchronization, and an operating unit of Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS), today introduced the Progress(R) DataXtend(TM) product line, which provides enterprises with key capabilities to efficiently deliver data to applications.
And they must capture, analyze and act on tens of thousands of data points per second, responding within milliseconds," said Mark Palmer, vice president, event stream processing, Progress Real Time Division.
As part of a global community watching for potential attacks, we feel confident our IM network will now defend against IM viruses so we can safely communicate in real time, which is critical to producing the online and printed products of a daily metropolitan newspaper.