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Using Web Technologies and Mobile Phones for Social Development: W3C Approach

Stephane Boyera, Dr. Philipp Hoschka

1st International Conference on "M4D": Mobile Communication Technology For Development

Karlstad, Sweden, 11 December 2008


W3C: Leading the Web to its Full Potential

W3C Mobile Web Initiative

MWI sponsors
  • Goal: bring Web to mobile
  • Created in 2005 (early days for mobile Web)
  • Results
    • "Mobile Web Best Practices" W3C standard
    • mobileOK W3C standard
    • mobileOK checker tool
    • Mobile Web for developing countries
    • ...

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