Mobile E-Commerce on Mobile Phones

Mobile E-Commerce on Mobile Phones

Do van Thanh (Telenor - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
Copyright: © 2003 |Pages: 25
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-052-3.ch002
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This chapter considers mobile e-commerce on mobile phones and in particular GSM mobile phones. It is aiming at clarifying the differences between e-commerce and mobile e-commerce. The powerful aspects of this new e-commerce form born with mobility are explained carefully. The chapter starts with a presentation of the generic business-to-consumer e-commerce followed by two typical examples of e-commerce on the World Wide Web. The mobile e-commerce is then described thoroughly. The fundamental differences with e-commerce are explained, and an ideal mobile commerce system is presented. The limitations in current wireless communication systems are clarified. The Wireless Application Protocol together with its impacts and limitations for mobile e-commerce are also considered. Different types of mobile phones will then be studied, and their limitations regarding security are shown. A solution providing adequate authentication and micro-payment, called Mobile ePay, is then presented with examples of operation. A mobile e-commerce receipt system enabling instantaneous delivery is described thoroughly. The chapter concludes with suggestions for future works.

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Chapter 1
Keng Siau, Ee-Peng Lim, Zixing Shen
Advances in wireless technology increase the number of mobile device users and give pace to the rapid development of e-commerce using these devices.... Sample PDF
Mobile Commerce: Current States and Future Trends
Chapter 2
Do van Thanh
This chapter considers mobile e-commerce on mobile phones and in particular GSM mobile phones. It is aiming at clarifying the differences between... Sample PDF
Mobile E-Commerce on Mobile Phones
Chapter 3
Hong Va Leong
Advances in wireless communication technologies in the past decade have led to the emergence of e-commerce applications that can be executed on... Sample PDF
Transactional Database Accesses for M-Commerce Clients
Chapter 4
Aslihan Celik, Anindya Datta
Data management issues related to organizing and retrieving information from wireless channels have posed challenges for the database community. In... Sample PDF
Techniques to Facilitate Information Exchange in Mobile Commerce
Chapter 5
Sai Ho Kwok
In the future, intellectual property protection will be a need for distributed media in mobile multimedia. With the constraints of mobile commerce... Sample PDF
Digital Rights Management for Mobile Multimedia
Chapter 6
Abhinav Vora, Zahir Tari, Peter Bertok
Robust mobile middlewares are crucial for online applications as they provide solutions for the core issues of mobility, data interoperability, and... Sample PDF
Predicate Based Caching for Large Scale Mobile Distributed On-line Applications
Chapter 7
Jari Veijalainen, Mathias Weske
Mobile phones and other small and powerful portable devices have revolutionized personal communication and affected the lifestyles of the people in... Sample PDF
Modeling Static Aspects of Mobile Electronic Commerce Environments
Chapter 8
Stuart James Barnes
The use of mobile telecommunications devices for commercial transactions, coined mobile (m-) commerce, has been an emerging trend since the late... Sample PDF
Known by the Network: The Emergence of Location-Based Mobile Commerce
Chapter 9
John Krogstie, Petter Bae Brandtzaeg, Jan Heim, Andreas L. Opdahl
Mobile solutions are becoming more and more common in e-commerce and are giving rise to a new breed of m-commerce systems, which are characterized... Sample PDF
Usable M-Commerce Systems: The Need of Model-Based Approaches
Chapter 10
Maristella Agosti, Nicola Ferro
In this work we present the problem of managing the interactions between handheld devices, mobile applications and users that are the three main... Sample PDF
Managing the Interactions Between Handheld Devices, Mobile Applications, and Users
Chapter 11
Susy Chan, Xiaowen Fang
This chapter analyzes the critical issues confronting usability for mobile commerce (m-commerce) applications. Limited bandwidth and multiple form... Sample PDF
Mobile Commerce and Usability
Chapter 12
James A. Rodger
This chapter is designed to relate the rationale used by the Department of Defense (DoD), for the military to adapt the principles of Mobile and... Sample PDF
Using Continuous Voice Activation Applications in Telemedicine to Transform Mobile Commerce
Chapter 13
Ravi Kalakota, Marcia Robinson, Pavan Gundepudi
Streamlining supply chains is a high priority for corporations. In a volatile economy, customer satisfaction, market share and revenue growth become... Sample PDF
Mobile Applications for Adaptive Supply Chains: A Landscape Analysis
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