As wireless and mobile technologies become more and more prevalent in businesses and our daily lives, organizations are starting to heavily invest in developing infrastructure and applications for mobile commerce. Wireless technologies allow users to overcome spatial and temporal constraints when communicating, computing, and conducting business transactions. Mobile Commerce Application Development provides in-depth coverage of the various tools and techniques for developing wireless and mobile applications. The coverage offers readers a working knowledge of the technologies that can be readily applied in their work. Mobile Commerce Application Development serves as an excellent instructional or self-teaching resource by providing clear learning objectives, step-by-step instructions, illustrations, real-world cases, and end-of-chapter exercises and projects
The book brings profound changes to our everyday lives. The launch of 3rd generation mobile systems in 2001 in Japan, and from 2002, throughout the rest of the world, will enable us to communicate at anytime and anywhere, by using a variety of services which have until now, only been available to fixed network users. By the end of 2003, there are expected to be over one billion mobile telephones in use around the world, which surpasses the number of fixed telephone lines projected for that date. Written in an easily accessible style, UMTS: Mobile Communications for the Future will prove indispensable reading for all those working in the area of mobile communications.
This book offers a complete and detailed overview of the Ambient Networking concept and its core technologies. The authors explain the problems with current mobile IP networks and the need for a new mobility-aware IP-based control architecture, before presenting the Ambient Networking concept itself and the business opportunities that it offers. The architecture, components, features and challenges of Ambient Networking are covered in depth, with comprehensive discussions of multi-radio access, generic Ambient Network signalling, mobility support, context and network management and built-in media delivery overlay control.
Ambient Networks: Co-operative Mobile Networking for the Wireless World
Including a complete examination of the research and technologies arising from the Ambient Networks concept, Ambient Networks will be invaluable for research and development teams in networking and communications technology, as well as advanced students in electrical engineering and computer science faculties. Standardisation specialists, research departments, and telecommunications analysts will also find this a helpful resource.
With thousands of mobile applications available, consumers are spoiled for choice. But a new study found that 99% of apps on Apple’s App Store are deleted within days of downloading. What makes a mobile app compelling enough to download, use and keep? The CEOs of Flirtomatic and Rummble give their advice.