Wireless Application Protocol defined by the WAP Forum now part of OMA (Open Mobile Alliance). WAP is a set of protocol standards for Internet style interactive services to handheld mobiles (contrast IMode). WAP comes in two major generations which have common application environment, WAE (wireless application environment). They differ substantially in the markup language and the underlying protocols they support. See WAP1 for the original versions and WAP2 for the revised versions.
Wireless Application Protocol
1. Wireless Application Protocol: a set of communication protocol standards to make accessing online services from a mobile phone simple. 2. WAP was conceived by four companies: Ericsson, Motorola, Nokia, and Unwired Planet (today called Phone.com). The WAP Forum is an industry association with over 200 members. Symbian is a full member of the WAP â€¦
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(In topic `Mobile Internet`) WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) is an open, global standard for transforming and transmitting Web data for the small screens of wireless devices such as mobile phones, PDA`s & WID`s.Â It is a communications protocol and application environment that can be built on any operating system including EPOC, PalmOS, FLEX...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20477
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Wap transitive verb & i.
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Initiative started in the 1990s by Unwired Planet and mobile phone manufacturers Motorola, Nokia, and Ericsson to develop a standard for delivering Web-like applications on mobile phones and other wireless devices. In theory WAP phones can be used for e-mail and messaging, reading Web pages, shopping, booking tickets, and making other finan...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0092541.html
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Wireless Access Protocol is a technology that allows cell phones to display specially formatted Web sites on a small screen. WAP was slow to catch on because it was slow and very limited graphically. For these reasons only some Web sites are available in WAP format. New PDAs, smartphones and the iPhone probably spell the end of WAP.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21342
Wireless Application Protocol
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Wireless Application Protocol - an international standard for the application that enables access to a wireless internet network using a mobile device.Found on http://www.journalism.co.uk/terms-definitions-dictionary-terminology-words/
Wireless Application Protocol -- system for sending web content to wireless network devices.
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Wireless Application Protocol. A set of specifications for developing web-like applications that run over wireless networks.
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Wireless Application Protocol. An open network communications system which enables information to be sent between hand-held devices such as mobile phones, pagers, etcFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22643
Wireless Application Protocol. Specification allowing wireless devices to interact with information sources. A common application is the use of microbrowsers for wireless internet access.Found on http://www.cim.co.uk/resources/glossary/home.xhtml?letter=m
Wireless Application Protocol. This provides access to the Internet for mobile telephones.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20441
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