Accessing Academic-Related Materials Through WAP Protocols

Date Added: Aug 2009
Format: PDF

Nowadays, wireless technology has been widely used in various applications. Mobile Internet users have been increasing rapidly around the world. Several benefits of using mobile internet includes transmitting data through querying and updating databases, e-commerce transactions and daily business application as well as in education such querying examination results. This paper presents the development of a mobile database application to enable students to access the teaching materials such as lecture notes or tutorials using supported mobile phones or Personal Digital Assistant (PDA). Students could also use the system to access class information and check the course work for the enrolled class.