MOBILE COMPUTING : MOBILE COMPUTING
HOW TO DEFINE??? : HOW TO DEFINE??? Mobile computing is a generic term describing one's ability to use technology while moving, as opposed to portable computers, which are only practical for use while deployed in a stationary configuration.
Many types of mobile computers have been introduced since the 1990s, including the:
Personal digital assistant /Enterprise digital assistant
DIFFERNENT COMPUTING DEVICES : DIFFERNENT COMPUTING DEVICES
Limitations of mobile computing : Limitations of mobile computing Insufficient bandwidth
Potential Health Hazards
Human Interface with devices
QUALITY OF DATA : QUALITY OF DATA Mobile computing enables immediate validation of the data
It reduces the transcription error for survey like applications
Using networking, information can be made available in near real-time
Very fast turn around time from data collection to analysis and reporting. This can translate into significant cost saving.