A complete roadmap for the Internet appliance market
Recognized for his work in developing a variety of handheld devices, expert Ray Rischpater provides technology managers and business professionals with the information they need to get up to speed in the rapidly evolving market of Internet appliances ("smart" appliances). He looks at their commercial and industrial applications, discussing consumer information appliances such as handheld computers, screen phones, and TV set top boxes, then moves on to cover topics such as mobile Internet applications, vertical deployment of information appliances, and the product development lifecycle. Readers will find indispensable advice on the relevance of Internet appliances to specific company needs, how to team with third parties to obtain content and services for Internet appliances, and how to make important bottom-line decisions when choosing vendors and products.
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An indispensable guide to the burgeoning IA market for technical and business professionals alike
A Wiley Tech Brief
Offering unprecedented access to the Internet in a limitless variety of settings, Internet Appliances (IAs) provide practicable, low-cost solutions to an array of business challenges. At the same time, the burgeoning IA market is opening up exciting business opportunities for companies across industry sectors. With IA use doubling annually in homes and businesses worldwide, no company can afford to remain in the dark about this next big wave in digital technology.
Written by Ray Rischpater, an expert recognized for his role in developing several major IAs, this book gets technology managers and business professionals up-to-speed on the swiftly expanding IA market. In jargon-free English, he describes current and emerging applications in both the consumer and industrial IA markets and explores their vast emerging business opportunities.
He discusses IA solutions with regard to a range of specific company needs and offers a wealth of insights into and advice on:
* IA hardware, software, and related protocols
* Consumer home IAs, including handheld computers, screen phones, and TV set-top boxes
* Mobile Internet applications-the fastest growing market segment
* Vertical deployments of information appliances
* Choosing the best vendors and products for your budget and goals
* Working with third parties to obtain content and services for IAs
* Tailoring and developing content for IAs
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RAY RISCHPATER is a consultant who has developed handheld applications for numerous Fortune 500 companies. Formerly a developer with Sun Microsystems and Spyglass, he helped develop handheld computers, wireless terminals, set- top boxes, and screen phones. As a staff engineer at AllPen, he contributed to numerous projects, including developing the first handheld Web server, several handheld Web browsers, and a travel application for the Atlanta Olympics. A prolific author, his work appears frequently in wireless publications, and he is the author of Palm Enterprise Applications: A Wiley Tech Brief and coauthor of Advanced Palm Programming: A Professional Developer's Guide.
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