Mobile commerce has grown significantly, allowing users to shop and make payments from their mobile devices. It is an important application of Mobile computing. Mobile computing refers to the use of portable computing devices, such as smartphones, cell phones, and tablets to access and use digital information and services on the move.
Mobile commerce, or M-commerce, is the buying and selling of commodities, services, or information using
the wireless devices such as mobile hand-held cellphones, smartphones, and tablets.
M-commerce enables customers to access and purchase products or services anytime, anywhere, without the need for a computer or visiting a brick-and-mortar physical store.
Mobile devices are portable, small, and lightweight, allowing users to carry them easily and use them in various locations.
M-commerce applications enable users to make purchases, conduct transactions, and engage in various commercial activities using their mobile devices. M-commerce applications leverage the capabilities of mobile computing technology to provide convenient and secure shopping experiences to their users.
Some examples of m-commerce applications are as follows:
- Mobile Banking
- Mobile Payments
- Mobile Ticketing
- Mobile Advertising
- Mobile Shopping