Chapter 1

Introduction

Abstract

This chapter provides introduction to mobile computing, its constraints and market influence, trends and future growth area examples.

Keywords

Introduction to mobile computing; constraints; market trends; growth areas

Information in This Chapter

• Definition of Mobile Computing

• Constraints and the Challenges Faced by Mobile Computing System

• Historical Perspectives and the Influences of Market

• Market Trends and Growth Areas

Definition of Mobile Computing

Mobile computing refers to the computing that happens when the user interacts while the computer or parts of the computer are in motion during the use. Hardware components (like computing silicon, various sensors, and input/output devices), software components (like ...

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