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Re: [ba-ohs-talk] Mobile HyperScope?

Teppo Raisanen wrote:    (01)

> Hi!
> We are interested using HyperScope (and OHS) with different mobile devices
> (especially mobile phones and PDA's).
> Here are some random thoughs conserning our research:
> 1. HyperScope should be a server side application.    (02)

[...]    (03)

> 2. Special "Mobile HyperScope" should not be implemented.
> 3. Problems will occur with screen size, editing documents and so on...    (04)

When I was still at Spyglass back in 1996 they were actively in    (05)

production of a product called "Prism" (or perhaps "Prizm", can't
quite remember) that performed all of these tasks. It converted
various input and image types and handled image size, color, and
resolution issues. I believe it was put on the market by early
1997. I believe at the time they transformed into WAP, but the
engine could easily do XHTML Basic or something else as necessary;
it was all modularized.    (06)

This type of thing isn't quite so innovative in 2003, and I would
surmise there are existing products on the market besides Spyglass',
who has been since purchased by some other company, and are now
owned by OpenTV. I've not kept up with what's happened since, but
if you do a Google search you'll find it. It's still on the market.    (07)

Murray    (08)

Murray Altheim                  <http://kmi.open.ac.uk/people/murray/>
Knowledge Media Institute
The Open University, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK7 6AA, UK    (09)

      In the evening
      The rice leaves in the garden
      Rustle in the autumn wind
      That blows through my reed hut.  -- Minamoto no Tsunenobu    (010)