for viewing webpages on mobile
devices such as cell phones and handheld computers. Submitted jointly by Unwired Planet (developers of Handheld Device Markup Language
or HDML, a simplified version
of HTML), Ericsson, Motorola, and Nokia in January 1998, WAP makes it possible to view webpages on the small LCD screen
of devices that use slow processors and narrow bandwidth
, and have only a few user-interface capabilities.