Dynamic Data Updates for Mobile Devices by Using 802.11 Wireless Communications
Mobile devices are used for conveying important information. Opportunity exist to introduce users to different application of resource constraint mobile device. Currently, the client is forced to continuously poll for updates from potentially different data sources, such as, e-commerce, on-line auctions, stock and weather sites, to stay up to date with potential changes in content. The authors employ a pair of proxies, located on the mobile client and on a fully-connected edge server, respectively, to minimize the battery consumption caused by wireless data transfers to and from the mobile device.