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WAAS

[wäs or ¦dəb·əl·yü¦ā¦ā′es]

WAAS

(1) See Windows as a service.

(2) (WaaS) (Workspace As AService) A thin client architecture that is delivered from a cloud service provider. The difference between WaaS (workspace) and DaaS (desktop) services is that the workspace model offers a complete computer environment that is fully populated with antivirus, backup and more. Although both terms may be used synonymously, the desktop model is typically just the OS desktop. See DaaS and XaaS.

(2) (Wide Area Augmentation System) A system of earth stations and satellites that improves the tracking accuracy of the GPS navigation system to approximately 10 feet. Deployed in 2003, WAAS comprises a group of 25 reference stations and two satellites that cover North America. The stations track the GPS satellites and send correction signals to the WAAS satellites, which transmit them to WAAS-enabled receivers. See GPS augmentation system and GPS.
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It is expected that the WAAS GEO 6 payload will be launched in the second quarter of 2017.
"These corrections are sent to ground uplink stations where they are transmitted in the form of a WAAS correction message to a Geostationary Earth Orbit satellite.
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According to representatives of the company, WaaS is a hosted managed new world workspace solution that offers a unique opportunity for customers to embark on the virtual desktop computing journey.
Quanto as configuracoes dos receptores, alguns possuem regulagem da intensidade de filtragem, outros possuem opcoes para sintonizacao de correcoes diferenciais pagas (SF1 e SF2) e livres (WAAS e EGNOS).
This Cisco WAAS implementation is a comprehensive WAN-optimization solution that accelerates applications over the network, supports the delivery of video capabilities to the branch office and provides local hosting of branch-office information technology services.
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The book includes an edited trial transcript, commentary by Waas on each witness - including Walter Pincus, Bob Woodward, Tim Russert and other well-known journalists -- 35 invaluable trial exhibits, and a detailed timeline, plus a lengthy introduction by Waas.
(WAAS stands for 'Wide Area Augmentation System;' EGNOS for 'European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System').
The Federal Aviation Administration and Raytheon have completed negotiations on a contract modification for the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) to deploy what is termed "Full Lateral Precision with Vertical Guidance (LPV) Performance." This modification restructures existing contract scope and does not increase contract value.
Company Secretary Tjandra Waas said demand for heavy equipment has increased following a surge in the prices of mining commodities like tin, coal and nickel in international market.