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Economics of mobile computing

  1. 1. Economics of Mobile Computing
  2. 2. Team Work : • Asmaa Adel . • Asmaa Fathy . • Fatma El Kenawy . • Yara Essam . 2
  3. 3. Main Outline• What is Mobility ?• What is Mobile Computing ?• Why Mobile Computing ?• Mobile Computing functions .• Mobile Computing Applications .• Advantages & disadvantages of Mobile computing .• MPTV capabilities .• Economics and Mobile Computing . 3
  4. 4. What is Mobility ?• Mobility in general is Moving .• Mobility in computer science : – A person who moves . – A device that moves . 4
  5. 5. Main Outline• What is Mobility ?• What is Mobile Computing ?• Why Mobile Computing ?• Mobile Computing functions .• Mobile Computing Applications .• Advantages & disadvantages of Mobile computing .• MPTV capabilities .• Economics and Mobile Computing . 5
  6. 6. Mobile Computing • “Is an umbrella term used to describe technologies that enable people to access network services anyplace, anytime, and anywhere. ” Other definitions : • Mobile computing is the use of computers in a non-static environment. 6
  7. 7. • Today, technological advances are shaping a new computing environment where the user is free from the need to work at a specific location, and is even enabled to work while on the move.Briefly• Mobile Computing=Mobile (Moving) + Computing (using computer) 7
  8. 8. Main Outline• What is Mobility ?• What is Mobile Computing ?• Why Mobile Computing ?• Mobile Computing functions .• Mobile Computing Applications .• Advantages & disadvantages of Mobile computing .• MPTV capabilities .• Economics and Mobile Computing . 8
  9. 9. Why Mobile Computing ? • People are mobile – As person works through internet and doesnt still in one place. • Devices are mobile – Cell phones – MP3 players – Personal Digital Assistants – Laptop computers 9
  10. 10.  Examples for devices : 10
  11. 11. Main Outline• What is Mobility ?• What is Mobile Computing ?• Why Mobile Computing ?• Mobile Computing functions .• Mobile Computing Applications .• Advantages & disadvantages of Mobile computing .• MPTV capabilities .• Economics and Mobile Computing . 11
  12. 12. Mobile Computing Functions • User mobility • Network mobility • Bearer Mobility • Device mobility • Session mobility • Service mobility • Host mobility 12
  13. 13. Mobile Computing functions can be logically divided into major segments : 1-User with device: fixed, portable 2-Network: different networks: GSM, Ethernet, Wireless LAN,…etc. 3- Gateway: Interfacing different transport bearers. 13
  14. 14. 4-Middleware: handling the presentation and rendering of the content on a particular device.5-Content: it is the domain where the origin server and content is. 14
  15. 15. Main Outline• What is Mobility ?• What is Mobile Computing ?• Why Mobile Computing ?• Mobile Computing functions .• Mobile Computing Applications .• Advantages & disadvantages of Mobile computing .• MPTV capabilities .• Economics and Mobile Computing . 15
  16. 16. Mobile Computing Applications 1-Enable business initiatives by supporting mobility of – Customers – Suppliers and Businesses – Employees 2-Wireless messaging (e.g., SMS) 16
  17. 17. 3-Specialized applications – Location sensitive apps. – Wireless sensor network apps.4- Mobile ecommerce (M-Commerce) and its variants – Positional commerce (p-commerce) . – Voice commerce (v-commerce). – Television commerce (T-Commerce) 17
  18. 18. Special Mobile Applications (LBS, WSN, RFID): – Location-based services (LBSs). – Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) Applications. – RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Applications. • RFID system consists: • 1. Tag or label. The tag is somewhat similar to used bar code labels. • 2. Short range radio (e.g., a wireless LAN such as Bluetooth) that communicates with the tag. 18
  19. 19. Main Outline • What is Mobility ? • What is Mobile Computing ? • Why Mobile Computing ? • Mobile Computing functions . • Mobile Computing Applications . • Advantages & disadvantages of Mobile computing . • MPTV capabilities . • Economics and Mobile Computing . 19
  20. 20. Advantages and disadvantages Advantages Disadvantages Easy and Comfortable Too expensive Productivity Short battery life Connectivity Small screen display Access to electronic information Speed of internet is slow comparing with PCs 20
  21. 21. Main Outline • What is Mobility ? • What is Mobile Computing ? • Why Mobile Computing ? • Mobile Computing functions . • Mobile Computing Applications . • Advantages & disadvantages of Mobile computing . • MPTV capabilities . • Economics and Mobile Computing . 21
  22. 22. MPTV capabilities• (Mobile , positional , television , voice ) capabilities 1- Mobile capabilities » enable mobile users, connected over wireless networks, to perform daily activities. 2- Voice capabilities » support voice communications over mobile devices. 22
  23. 23. 3- Positional capabilities » support geographic position (location) for some applications.4- V capabilities » exploit the TV to do purchasing 23
  24. 24. Main Outline • What is Mobility ? • What is Mobile Computing ? • Why Mobile Computing ? • Mobile Computing functions . • Mobile Computing Applications . • Advantages & disadvantages of Mobile computing . • MPTV capabilities . • Economics and Mobile Computing . 24
  25. 25. Economics• The Benefits of Mobile Computing – It is very important nowadays in business and commerce …. Etc. It has 3 benefits : 1) Improved decision making 2) Increased productivity and reduced costs 3) Improved customer relations: 25
  26. 26. Improved decision making : – The ability to collect, access and evaluate critical business information quickly and accurately means better decision making that can have a far-reaching effect on your companys ability to compete successfully 26
  27. 27. Increased productivity and reduced costs – increased sales per sales person, more service calls per repair person, less time spent by professionals on administrative work . 27
  28. 28. Improved customer relations – The success of a business can often be measured by its ability to satisfy customers. – Cost Effectiveness Paybacks for mobile computing investments can often be measured in months. 28
  29. 29. Effect of Mobile Computing 29
  30. 30. Example for smart phones sales 30
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