“ any system that is so necessary or desirable that it proves the core value of some larger technology, such as computer hardware like a gaming console, operating system or other software. A killer app can substantially increase sales of the platform that it runs on.”
Google Maps on iPhone 3G with GPS
News and Weather SMS Subscription services
Email, Skype, Live! Messenger (SMS forwarding).
Electronic Banking and Money Management
Movie Showtimes and Ticketing
-> Semantic Web for the Internet
VisiCalc, the earliest generally agreed example of a killer application. (‘90s)
m-exchange for industry – e-business transactions mandated by many big companies
m-exchange for agricultural products: applications for speech/hearing challenged people: turn speech to text via handset and vice versa
Agricultural Information: Send details of market prices to fishing boats so they can optimize catches
Knowledge based applications
Corporate: On-site diagnosis by engineers
Community; Help my heating system will not work.
Distance Learning: e-learning for rural and poor communities
Telemedicines: diagnosis and treatment from a distance
Grameen Bank Bangladesh
Law Enforcement: camera equipped police
Downloads: ringtones and screensavers
Alerts and Notification football scores
(Mobile) Web 2.0 “ I see Web 2.0 as the Intelligent web or “Harnessing Collective Intelligence”. Mobile Web 2.0 extends the principle of ‘Harnessing Collective Intelligence’ to restricted devices. The seemingly simple idea of extending Web 2.0 to mobile Web 2.0 has many facets.” a) The web does not necessarily extend to mobile devices b) Even though the web does not extend to mobile devices, intelligence can still be captured from mobile devices. AJIT JAOKAR, www.mobilewebmegatrends.com
Eculture data cloud Schreiber, G et al. . (2008). Semantic annotation and search of cultural-heritage collec- tions: The MultimediaN E-Culture demonstrator. Journal of Web Semantics, vol 6., pp. 243–249.
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