Browser

(redirected from Microbrowser)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Browser

A computer program used to find files or to surf the Internet. Web browsers are necessary to engage in e-commerce. That is, one cannot buy a book online without a browser to access a website from which to order books.
References in periodicals archive ?
4thpass will unveil the microbrowser and demonstrate it at JavaOne(SM) in San Francisco the week of June 4th.
Increased WAP handset supply coupled with consumer-oriented microbrowser enhancements can add up to increased satisfaction for both the wireless operator and consumer alike.
Seattle-based 4thpass, Inc., a provider of WAP-based wireless microbrowsers that run on Palm and Java platforms, has unveiled 4thpass KBrowser Preview 2 version for devices using the Palm OS.
The Pixo Platform includes the Pixo Platform Applications, Pixo User Interface Builder, Pixo Application Framework, Pixo Toolbox, Pixo Kernel, Pixo Partner Applications, and components such as the Pixo Internet Microbrowser. Pixo is a privately held company headquartered in Cupertino, California.
However, because it is compatible with both HTML and compact HTML, the Pixo Internet Microbrowser provides access to the entire Web.
Customers will be able to download customized content from the audible.com Internet audio service via the iDEN wireless handset's microbrowser with total on-the-go convenience, even at off-peak hours.
Microsoft Mobile Explorer includes the first dual-mode microbrowser displaying both HTML and WAP 1.1-compliant content, thus eliminating the need for operators and developers to choose between the technologies.
Hyundai (HEI) of Korea plans to license the Phone.com UP.Browser WAP- compatible microbrowser for use in its CDMA phones.
Mobile handsets will be manufactured by Samsung Electrontics Co Ltd and Sagem SA, using the OS-independent microbrowser Microsoft acquired with STNC Ltd in July.
The partners plan to define interfaces that will allow Schlumberger's WAP Identity Module (WIP) cards to be integrated with Openwave's UP.Browser microbrowser. The WIM interfaces, which are expected to be released in Openwave's UP.Browser in 1H'2001, will allow mobile phone manufacturers to add user authentication features used by financial institutions and merchants to their WAP-enabled phones.
MobileID is a wireless application service provider (ASP) that delivers dynamic, real-time, personalized Internet content to mobile users through a variety of mobile devices including a new generation of smart phones with integrated Internet microbrowser.
compliant microbrowser, the Nokia 7100 Series media phones can access personalized information services via the Internet (WAP 1.1 supports images).