Mobile Multimedia: Communication Technologies, Business Drivers, Service and Applications
Ismail Khalil Ibrahim (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria), Ashraf Ahmad (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan) and David Taniar (Monash University, Australia)
Copyright: © 2008
Mobile multimedia, referring to multimedia information exchange over wireless networks or wireless Internet, is made possible due to the popularity and evolution of mobile computing devices, coupled with fast and affordable mobile networks. This chapter discusses various state-of-the-art communication technologies to support mobile multimedia. The range of complexity of applications and services provided to end-users also play an important part in the success of mobile multimedia.