||||| Wireless Application
What is WAP?
Application Protocol (WAP) is an open, global specification that empowers
mobile users with wireless devices to easily access and interact with
information and services instantly.
What is the purpose of
To enable easy fast delivery of relevant information and services
to mobile users.
What type of devices will use WAP?
Handheld digital wireless devices such as mobile phones, pagers, two-way
radios, smartphones and communicators -- from low-end to high-end.
Which wireless networks does WAP work with?
WAP is designed to work
with most wireless networks such as CDPD, CDMA, GSM, PDC, PHS, TDMA, FLEX,
ReFLEX, iDEN, TETRA, DECT, DataTAC, Mobitex.
What operating systems
are compatible with WAP?
WAP is a communications protocol and
application environment. It can be built on any operating system including
PalmOS, EPOC, Windows CE, FLEXOS, OS/9, JavaOS etc. It provides service
interoperability even between different device families.