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MOBILE COMPUTING

MOBILE COMPUTING

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± Convenience. .‡ create 5 value-added attributes that break the barriers of geography and time: ± Ubiquity. ± Localizations of products and services. ± Personalization. ± Instant connectivity.

MOBILE COMPUTING ARCHITECTURE .

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(b) access. The variety of hardware.TECHNOLOGIES ‡ Enables the mobile worker to: (a) create. software. (e) reducing manufacturing costs. (b) reducing operational and administrative staff. and (g) many other benefits. It can be instrumental in: (a) process reengineering. . (d) improving customer service. (c) process. (c) improving communications. and communications systems available and the many ways they can be integrated to solve problems add to the versatility of mobile computing. and (e) communicate information without being constrained to a single location. (f) shortening business cycles. (d) store. ‡ It is an extremely versatile technology.

FRAMEWORK ‡ The MOBILE framework is used to determine when it is most appropriate to use mobile computing technology to address a problem. or directive. The name MOBILE is derived from the first letter in each of the six categories that make up the framework. opportunity. ‡ The six categories are: ‡ M the need for mobility ‡ O the need to improve operations ‡ B the need to break business barriers ‡ I the need to improve information quality ‡ L the need to decrease transaction lag ‡ E the need to improve efficiency .

COMPUTING DEVICES *PAGER -receive only -tiny displays -simple text messages ‡ MOBILE PHONES -voice. data -simple graphical displays .

. *PALMTOP -tiny keyboard -simple versions of standard applications.DEVICES CONTINUED *PDA -graphical displays -character recognition -simplified WWW displays.

DEVICES CONTINUED *LAPTOPS -fully functional -standard applications *TABLETS -laptop PC -equipped with a stylus or a touch screen .

BENEFITS .

IN ORGANIZATIONS .

MAJOR CHALLENGES ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Insufficient bandwidth Security standards Power consumption Transmission Interferences Potential Health Hazards Human Interface with devices .

PRESENT SCENARIO .

FUTURE OF MOBILE COMPUTING .

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adaptability. and communications systems that are even more mobile and more capable of accomplishing organizational objectives. . ‡ The result will be hardware. Even more advanced and yet unimagined mobile technologies will certainly be discovered. technical competence. but some will be revolutionary. an explorative spirit. software. life-long learning. Many of the advances will be evolutionary.CONCLUSION ‡ The field of mobile computing is still evolving. The key to integrating these new technologies into the organizational information system will be forward thinking.

com/market/products/ mobile/mobwp_t1.scribd.com www.com www.REFERENCES ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ www.google. Benefits and Challenges of Mobile Computing.com SOLID White Paper. (1998). [On-Line]. Available: http://www.htm.solidtech. .seminars4you.

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