Prateek Rajan

Work place: North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA



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Prateek Rajan: Graduate Student in Computer Science Department of North Dakota State University.

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iText – SMS-based Web Services for Low-end Cell Phones

By Juan Li Justin Anderson Matti Kariluoma Kailash Joshi Prateek Rajan Pubudu Wijeyaratne

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Apr. 2013

With the development of mobile wireless technology, more people are using their smart phones to browse Web sites, do social networking, and play online games. However, a significant fraction of people in developing regions are still using simple low-end devices with limited processing and communication capabilities. Access to Internet contents and services is currently available only for Internet-enabled, Internet-capable smart devices. To address this problem, in this paper, we propose a Short Messaging Service (SMS)-based service to enable low-end cell phones to access Internet and Web services. In particular, we designed a service called iTex, allowing users to use Google web services through text messages even if they do not own Internet-enabled and Internet-capable smart devices.

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