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BT Technology Journal

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 112–119 | Cite as

Examining the role of terminal middleware in convergence applications

  • S. Beddus
  • M. Hosking
  • D. Roxburgh
Article

Abstract

This paper examines the role of terminal middleware in supporting future convergence applications. Convergence features are characterised based on locale or device factors and some typical examples are identified. A prototye illustrates a clear opportunity for network operators to add value in the areas of Web Services delivery, access control, request prioritisation and continuity management for mobile applications.

Keywords

Mobile Device Access Control Session Initiation Protocol Proxy Server Medium Independent Handover 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Beddus
  • M. Hosking
  • D. Roxburgh

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