Three computer giants have thrown their weight behind an effort to enable wireless devices to access the Internet.
The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum now boasts Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba and Oracle as members, as it drives forward its WAP 1.0 standard. The protocols enables devices including mobile phones, wireless terminals, pagers and personal digital assistants to view Web content.
The WAP Forum has also signed additional telecomms members, including One 2 One, Tokyo Digital Phone, and Glenayre Technologies.
The Forum was created a year ago by Ericsson, Motorola, Nokia and WAP software developer Unwired Planet. WAP provides a standard XML compliant markup language called wireless markup language (WML) specifically for wireless devices.
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