WebProNews.com - May 14, 2007


An Opus Research report by Dan Miller and Greg Sterling said that mobile search success will start with a word:

The spoken word is the most natural way to initiate mobile searches -- For safety reasons in the short-term, and convenience in the long-term, the seamless integration of a speech-based interface should take hold.

Driving the mobile commerce market, which the report predicts will move from $4 billion last year to $8 billion in 2010, will be the ever-familiar search metaphor. Moving around the mobile web will start with search, just as the PC-oriented web does today.

From the article, "Mobile Search: Speaking Truth to Profits", by David Utter, WebProNews.com, May 14, 2007