n. The use of a computing infrastructure that supports information appliances from which users can access a broad range of network-based services, including Internet-based e-commerce services. Pervasive computing thus provides users with the ability to access and take action on information conveniently.
The increasingly popular use of intelligent, easily accessible, sometimes invisible computing devices that simplify personal and business transactions. Designed to bring open standard-based applications to every day life, devices are most often mobile in nature, or embedded in the environment. Provides easy access to data stored on powerful networks, increases work efficiencies and removes much of the complexity inherent in new technologies.
the ability to perform computing tasks from any location using a variety of devices, being brought about by the convergence of miniaturized electronics, and particularly wireless technologies and the Internet.