wireless Web

wireless Web

A generic term for untethered access to the Web and other Internet services such as email and chat. Public and private hotspots, Internet access via cellphone and all other fixed or mobile wireless access services make up the wireless Web. See wireless LAN, wireless WAN and Wi-Fi hotspot.
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Gold Systems, Inc., a voice and wireless Web solutions provider, and HeyAnita Inc., a voice technology company, announced an agreement to integrate HeyAnita's FreeSpeech Platform with Gold Systems Vonetix product for development of speech-driven applications for a broad range of integrated voice response (IVR) platforms.
A user with a wireless Web connection can use such a device to make simple Web queries--"What is the weather in Fresno?"--buy something online, or trade stock on E*TRADE or Charles Schwab.com.
LoadRunner, the industry standard for load testing of Web applications, is part of Mercury Interactive's recently announced comprehensive set of wireless performance management solutions for the explosive wireless Web application market.
As the promise of the wireless Web gains consumer confidence, companies are scrambling to adapt their services and sites to wireless device capabilities.
It was a wireless Web Pad powered by the new processor chip from Transmeta Corporation.
Gold Systems Inc., an independent provider of user-friendly, interactive voice response and Wireless Web solutions for Fortune 1000 businesses, has joined the VoiceXML Forum and is endorsing the Voice XML specification.
Other Sprint PCS wireless Web content providers include MapQuest .com, Amazon.com, Bloomberg.com, CNN.com, Yahoo!
"We're at the early stages now of this revolutionary offering that will bring together the two fastest-growing segments in our economy -- that is wireless and the Internet," said Russell Wilkerson of TeleCorp PCS, which is now testing its wireless Web service that will be offered through its SunCom digital wireless network.
Microsoft's Bill Gates demonstrated the new wireless Web service which it is offering called MSN Mobile 2.0 at the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association in New Orleans last week.
A new report from IGI Consulting, "Wireless Web Wonders," predicts that smart phones and personal data assistants (PDA) will dominate the wireless Internet market.
In the contest for dominion over the wireless Web, a new competitor is emerging, and it has already become the darling of mobile phone, handheld, and PDA OEMs.
Fast transmission speeds will make a huge difference in determining which functions are practical on the Net, such as sending job data to your superintendent via handheld computers with wireless Web access, something you may be able to do in just a few years.

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