Web Access to DICOM Objects. Part 18 of the DICOM standard details an interface to DICOM Objects using HTTP. WADO enables, for example, retrieving DICOM images as JPEG  using an HTTP GET request. The importance and acceptance of WADO increased dramatically together with the internet revolution and increasing use of cloud services and PACS [...]


Simple Object Access Protocol. A protocol for exchanging objects between Web Services SOAP uses XML as message and object format and usually relies on HTTP for transmission.


Hypertext Transfer Protocol. The protocol that is used for the world wide web (www).