(1) Acronym for Automatic Repeat reQuest. A function of a modem that enables it to detect flawed data and request that it be retransmitted.
(2) Short for advanced RISC computing, a reduced instruction set computer (RISC) based computer architecture standard, associated with the ACE consortium. The Advanced RISC Computing Specification (ARC Spec) defines the architecture for an industry standard computing platform based on the MIPS family of microprocessors.
ARccOS is a digital copy protection system developed by Sony and is available for some DVD-Video. is designed to prevent the creating of unauthorized DVD copies in high-quality. Each ARccOS guarded DVD-Video can be equipped with a different encryption code. The digital signature protects the DVD-Video by preventing 1:1 duplication, ripping, recompression and unauthorized mass […]
Acronym for Autonomous System An Autonomous System (AS) is a group of networks under mutual administration that share the same routing methodology. An AS uses an internal gateway protocol and common metrics to route packets within the AS and uses an external gateway protocol to route packets to other Autonomous Systems.
- Applicability Statement 2
Applicability Statement 2 (AS2) is a specification for data exchange, to perform the task of sending and receiving data via a secure connection. It works as a kind of “envelope,” in which data is embedded, so that it is possible to send it using the HTTP-protocol. It is a quick and direct transfer, without using […]
In chat abbreviations ASAP is short for as soon as possible. Chat abbreviations are commonly used in Internet and online communications mediums such as e-mail, IRC, instant messaging, or through SMS.
Acronym for the American Standard Code for Information Interchange. Pronounced ask-ee, ASCII is a code for representing English characters as numbers, with each letter assigned a number from 0 to 127. For example, the ASCII code for uppercase M is 77. Most computers use ASCII codes to represent text, which makes it possible to transfer […]