Jamaica Gleaner UWI/Eye on Science
Published: Monday Thursday | May 21, 2009
Intelligent mobile shopping
Based on the research and work of Ryan Brown (MSC computer science - UWI)History and FiguresAccording to a 2007 GS1 white paper, over the last 10 years mobile phones have changed the way that we live and work. Read More...What is Mobile Commerce
M-commerce (mobile commerce) is the buying and selling of goods and services through wireless hand-held devices such as cellular telephone and personal digital assistants (PDAs). Known as next-generation e-commerce, m-commerce enables users to access the Internet... Read More...Mobile Intelligent Shopping
The fist point Brown made was this was not ordinary mobile shopping, but rather intelligent searching for goods and products on a mobile platform. How this differs from the ordinary web-based shopping experience ... Read More...The Application
The basic set-up involves several technologies including: Java Micro Edition, XML, Xpath, FIPA Standard and JADE-LEAP.The diagram shows the architecture of the application showing all the modules that interact to make it work. Read More...Future Work
Currently, the application only requests for and search for products based on price and is built for search requirements on phones. However, they plan to expand it to a full catalogue of products... Read More...