The Mobile Web to bridge the Digital Divide
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- W3C: Organization, Vision, History
- ICT to sustain development
- The Mobile Web to bridge the Digital Divide
- Potential Enablers
- Workshop Agenda
W3C: Leading the Web to its Full Potential
Founded by Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee in 1994
- W3C Provides the Vision and the Standards to Lead the
- From a Web of Documents ...
- ... toward One Web:
- of Data and Services
- on Everything
- for Everyone
(Membership / Benefits
/ New "At a Glance"
- Working on Technologies
- new specifications for identified gaps
- association of technologies to reach a specific goal
- Working on Key Enabling Factors :
- Tools and Resources : validators, checkers, ...
- Concerted effort of Key Players and Actors of the Domain
- 1994: Creation of W3C for standardization and interoperability of Web
- 1997: Creation of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI): To make the
- 2005: Creation of the Mobile Web Initiative (MWI): To Access the Web
from Mobile Phones
Next Step : the Web for All
- 2006: W3C to help bridging the Digital Divide and help the majority to
access the Web ?
ICT to sustain development
But which technology ?
Why the Mobile Web?
- Mobile Network is there
- 80% of the planet covered by GSM
Why the Mobile Web? (3)
- Successful pre-Web Mobile Applications
The Mobile Web to unify, develop and enhance these successful stories
- Let's listen to all the talks on :
- Mobile Applications
- Network Technologies
- UI Design Specificities
Enabling Factors ?
- Last part of the Workshop: concerted discussion on next steps and how
W3C can help
- Thanks to our sponsors !
- Thanks to our host: Jataayu Software
- Let's start !
- Few words by Sir Tim Berners-Lee
- Introductory Movie by S. de Gennaro
- Panel on Mobile Applications
- Panel on Network Technologies
- Breakout Session
- Panel on Fieldwork
- Panel on Technologies
- Panel on UI Design
- Next Steps and Workshop output