microbrowser

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microbrowser

A Web browser designed for small display screens on smartphones and other handheld wireless devices. See smartphone and WAP.
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For Web access, a handset needs a built-in microbrowser. Many are Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) browsers.
The company makes available WAP-compliant microbrowsers, server-side transcoding and provisioning technology, and core services for the wireless web.
In the near term, content providers are using server software to reformat Web pages for access via microbrowsers. Ultimately, more and more content will be designed specifically for microbrowser access, especially data specific to handheld devices, effectively creating a multilayered World Wide Web.
The world's three largest manufacturers--Nokia, Motorola and Ericsson--include microbrowsers in their latest lines of digital phones.
However, he notes that the company will have to work to stay ahead of operating system vendors, which typically roll the sort of functions that Spyglass is focusing on - microbrowsers and the like - into their operating systems over time.
(UP) is a leading international supplier of open standards-based servers and microbrowsers to the wireless industry.
And for not-so-smart phones, or roughly 75% of the Mobile Web marketplace (youtu.be/lx4NoT03Yi0), the website sports a W3C mobileOK MiniPage accessible directly via "m.petersonindustries.com" using microbrowsers like OpenWave.
Phones with WAP-enabled browsers (sometimes called microbrowsers) access the Web through gateway servers, which are responsible for connecting the cellular and wired networks, as well as for security and other relevant technologies like caching.
The Ztango.com WAP gateway lets iobox customers take advantage of the larger, enhanced WAP handset screens to download customized graphics and ring tones, and to exchange email using handset microbrowsers to select from menu- driven options.
As mobile phones gain more functionality, such as Internet microbrowsers, contact management and email, the carrier must manage more complex user profiles.
Smartcode Software Inc has formed a licensing agreement with Unwired Planet Inc to develop WAP-compatible microbrowsers for handheld devices.
For Web-enabled but not-so-smart cellphones - or roughly 75% of the Mobile Web marketplace (youtu.be/lx4NoT03Yi0) - the website sports a W3C mobileOK minipage accessible directly via "liebman-associates.com/mobi" using microbrowsers like OpenWave.