|Loeb, Shoshana / Falchuk, Benjamin / Panagos, Thimios|
The Fabric of Mobile Services
Software Paradigms and Business Demands
Information and Communication Technology
1. Edition August 2009
2009. 246 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-470-27799-7 - John Wiley & Sons
E-Books are also available on all known E-Book shops.
A number of fundamental technical and business challenges need to be addressed in order for mobile services to achieve the scale, scope, and agility required to make them both relevant and successful. The Fabric of Mobile Services provides researchers, engineers, networkers, mobile handset vendors, mobile network operators/enablers, system integrators, IT specialists, software engineers, and students with a solid understanding of mobile services by covering who is doing what to meet these challenges as well as addressing future trends and directions.
From the contents
1.2 Ubiquitous Computing and Next Generation Mobile Services.
1.3 The Mobile Web.
1.4 Emerging Mobile Services Environments - Network View.
1.5 The Mobile Device Environment.
1.6. The Personal Assistant Example.
1.7 The FSocial Rules of Mobile Services.
1.8 The Focus of This Book.
2 The Business of Mobile Services.
2.1 The Ecosystem and the Value Chain.
2.2 Between Two Worlds.
2.3 Innovative Business Models.
2.4 Case Study: Personalized Navigation Devices.
3 Mobile User Location as a Services Enabler.
3.2 LBSs - The Killer Enabler.
3.3 Positioning Technology.
3.4 LBS Architectures and Middleware.
3.5 Information-Level Enablers.
4 Simplicity and User Experience.
4.1 New Services and User Experience.
4.2 User-Centered Simplicity and Experience.
4.3 Methodologies for Simplicity and User Experience.
4.4 Case Studies: Simplifying Paradigms.
5 The Always-on Infrastructure Challenge.
5.1 Always-on Service Properties.
5.2 Architecting for Always-on Mobile Services.
5.3. Business Impact of Always on.
5.4. Data Management.
6 Underpinnings of Mobile Opportunism.
6.1 Managing Complexity and Opportunities.
6.2 Technologies supporting Opportunism.
6.3 Design of Opportunistic Systems - Examples.
6.4 Relevant Standards.
7 Design Patterns for Mobile Services.
7.2 Architectural patterns.
7.3 User Interface Design.
7.4 Distribution and Resource Management.
7.5 Event Notification.
7.6 Use Case: Voice-based Content Management.
8 Advanced Services of Today and Tomorrow.
8.1 Emerging Mobile Application Areas.
8.2 Advanced and Emerging Mobile Technologies and Services.
8.3 Getting Personal - What it Takes and Why it's Important.
9 Concluding Remarks.