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Definition: RaaS


(1) (Robotics As A Service) A cloud computing service that adds value to robotics devices. Robotics as a service is expected to augment robot capability in the future by delivering specialized expertise in various areas. For example, a household robot might use RaaS to learn how to cook additional menus, while a caretaking robot might find out how to treat a specific injury. See XaaS.

(2) (Ransomware As A Service) Software that allows an entity to create a ransomware attack. RaaS kits can be purchased by the month or for a one-time fee. See Dark Web.