AOL develops new mobile search feature

by admin December 1, 2005 at 4:14 am

AOL says it has developed a service that will shrink the Internet to fit mobile devices with Web browsers.

Mobile phone users can now perform Web searches much like they would on a desktop computer and then access any Web site, the Dulles, Va.-based company said Tuesday. Up to now, the tiny screens on most Internet-enabled PDAs and smart phones have been too small to download many Web pages.

AOL’s Mobile Search Service automatically adapts search results and Web pages to handheld devices using content-analysis and transcoding technology from InfoGin, the companies said in a statement.

Read more: C|net