UBIQUITOUS MOBILE APPlications IN FUTURE BUSINESS
M business E Commerce
Mobile Apps in Future Business • INTRODUCTION • MOBILE APPLICATION IN RESTAURANT • MOBILE IN UNIVERSAL EDUCATION • MOBILE APPLICATIONS IN SUPERMARKET • MOBILE ENHANCED APPLICATION IN TRAFFIC • 3G MOBILE SERVICES AND APPLICATIONS IN HEALTHCARE • MOBILE BANKING • CONCLUSIONS
INTRODUCTION • Electronic business or e-business uses the advantage of internet as a new platform to seek out a large global market outside the region of conventional business activity. • Companies like Amazon.com and Ebuyer.co.uk can save costs of up to 62% by eliminating the retail aspects of business chain in targeting their sales directly to their customers. • Companies can also improve their competitive advantage by providing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to gain feedback to improve customer relations and gain marketing ideas from customers. • A recent survey indicated that 18% of respondents suggest that the use of mobile technology can improve CRM activity.
AIM IS TO IMPROVE applications of mobile wireless technology to enhance business applications. • A personal digital assistant (PDA), also known as a palmtop computer, or personal data assistant is a mobile device that functions as a personal information manager. • A PDA has an electronic visual display, enabling it to include a web browser, but some newer models also have audio capabilities, enabling them to be used as mobile phones or portable media players. • Many PDAs can access the Internet, Intranets or extranets via Wi-Fi or Wireless Wide Area Networks. Many PDAs employ touch screen technology. • A number of applications using mobile technology to enhance e-business systems are outlines in relation to the evolution of mobile devices and wireless technology standards of WiMax(Worldwide Interoperability for Microwaves Access) and WiBro(Wireless Broadband).
The introduction of 3G generation mobile network is expected to increase the added value of mBusiness through the provision of location specific information, personalization, immediacy, and service availability . These characteristics will enable the development of advanced application such as business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-customer (B2C), they also introduce new ones, such as device-to-device (D2D)
Mobile enhanced application in Restaurant It is a digital menu tablet that you can put into the hands of your guests to enable them to order their food & drinks directly from the kitchen. Even if the guest can order directly from the tablet menu, the waiter is always in control of sending the orders to the kitchenand making sure every guest gets their order at the right time. Enhance dining experience Save time when taking orders Understand customer behavior Learn form demographic sales data Sell more , Improve your business performance
Mobile innovation in universal education Ubiquitous mobile application in supermarket environment • Over 45% of the Indian population is uneducated, with the majority living in rural areas that lack proper schools or teachers and have very limited government investment. • The 3G mobile telephony can revolutionize education by providing universal access to world-quality teachers. • It can help set up primary education with flexi-timings suited to their own convenience. • It is heartening that existing telecom operators have already begun to push this idea in recent TV commercials. • Aakash Ubislate 7 - The cheapest tablet available in the Indian market for students • Consumer can have access products that the system • has identified as “ missing from house”through their wireless access device ( PDA, mobile phone etc.) . • Consumers will be able Modify quantities, add new products etc. and receive at any time information about the total amount they should pay for the selected products. • Then consumers might wish to have home delivery or submit their shopping
MOBILE APPLICATIONS IN TRAFFIC MONITORING • The 3G mobile technology promises help rapidly developing India were the roads carry voluminous traffic with the entry of NANO AND OTHER LOW PRICE FUEL EFFICIENT CARS , the situation may worsen in coming years. . • mobile applications to help decide on the best travel routes and thereby evenly distributed the city traffic. This information can reach users via Web Sites ,SMS and other 3G enabled • Best examples are “Google maps “which gives us direction to our address. • By using mobile embedded systems in cars we control the car without a driver. the speed of the car, traffic control ,air in and other fuel controls. this technology also used in several pilot less aero planes
The PROS of Using PDA in Nursing • PDA is fast and less time consuming than the old way using paper’s and charts • save time, space, portable and has internet access as opposed finding it through a book which can be a time consuming • it easy to search for the past medical record of the client, fast way of admitting client and more time assessing the client. • A PDA can have a drug reference’s book being downloaded, a calculator for calculating commonly used equations and the latest references on medical conditions and clinical practice, • so instead on flipping on through a book to seek information about the drug, allergies, diseases and other condition and medical information he/she can easily look for it using his/her PDA.
2.5/3G MOBILE SERVICES&APPLICATIONS IN HEALTHCARE • MobiHealth aims at introducing new mobile value-added services in the area of healthcare based on 3G.This will be achieved by integration of sensors and actuators to a wireless Body Area Network(BAN). • These sensors and actuators will continually measure and transmit vital constants along with audio and video to health service providers improving on one side the life of patients • MobiHealth BAN system will support the fast reliable application of remote assistance in case of accidents by allowing the paramedics to send reliable vital constants data as well as audio and video directly from the accident site.
Mobile application in banking Few years ago, paying bills, withdrawing money, investment of funds, and many other tasks demanded time and our physical presence at various locations. Now, everything is accessible on the go with the help of our mobiles and tablets. Banks are coming out of their shells and transforming banking into a fun-filled and convenient experience. M-Pesa, one of the biggest providers of banking services in Kenya is operating without a single branch. A joint venture between Vodafone and Safari.com, it allows deposits, payments and remittances through text messaging and has forced big banks take a leaf from their book.
Mobile cloud computing :is the usage of cloud computing in combination with mobile devices. Cloud computing exists if tasks and data are kept on the internet rather than on individual devices, providing on-demand access. In mobile cloud computing, mobile devices do not need a powerful configuration (e.g., CPU speed and memory capacity) since all the data and complicated computing modules can be processed in the clouds This means developers will have a much wider market, means they can bypass the restrictions created by mobile operating systems. Mobile cloud computing gives new company chances for mobile network providers. Several operators such as Vodafone,Orange and Verizon have started to offer cloud computing services for companies.
Alibaba Group launched cloud computing-based operating system Aliyun on 29th July 2011. The Aliyun operating system will feature cloud services such as email, Internet search and support for web-based applications. Users are not required to download or install applications onto their mobile devices.
Operating systems that can be found on Smartphone's, mobile OS-powered tablet computers, and other mobile devices include Google's Android, Apple's iOS, RIM's BlackBerry OS, Microsoft's Windows Phone, Linux, HP's webOS, Samsung's Bada, and Nokia's MeeGo among many others. Android, Bada, webOS and Maemo are built on top of Linux, and iOS is derived from the BSD and NeXTSTEP operating systems, which are all related to Unix. Android from Google Inc.(free and open source) Android is a Linux-derived OS backed by Google, along with major hardware and software developers . The current Android version is 4.0. Android releases are nicknamed after sweets or dessert items like Cupcake (1.5), Frozen Yogurt (2.2), Honeycomb (3.0), and Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0). BlackBerry OS from RIM (closed source, proprietary) This OS is focused on easy operation and was originally designed for business. IOS from Apple Inc. (closed source, proprietary, on top of open source Darwin core OS) The Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and second-generation Apple TV all use an operating system called iOS, which is derived from Mac OS X.
Symbian OS from the Symbian Foundation (open public license ) Symbian has the largest share in most markets worldwide, but lags behind other companies in the relatively small but highly visible North American market It has been used by many major handset manufacturers, including BenQ, Fujitsu, LG, Mitsubishi, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sharp, and Sony Ericsson. Current Symbian-based devices are being made by Fujitsu, Nokia, Samsung, Sharp, and Sony Ericsson. Windows Phone from Microsoft (closed source, proprietary ) On February 15th, 2010, Microsoft unveiled its next-generation mobile OS, Windows Phone.
CONCLUSIONS • The business applications with the evolution of mobile technology can be used as a business opportunity in enhancing e-business activities. • In most cases the mobile phone connect to a database similar to an e-commerce website where it is possible to extend the e-commerce transaction to a mobile region. • In near future there will only be mobile future…