Client-server architecture for accessing multimedia and geographic databases within embedded systems

A. Bouju, A. Stockus, F. Bertrand, P. Boursier
1999 Proceedings. Tenth International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications. DEXA 99  
In this paper we present a software architecture that is dedicated to the development of an information system embedded in a vehicle allowing access to multimedia and geographic databases. This system provides the functionalities of a navigation system and uses a Global Positioning System for recognizing the position of the vehicle. The client-server architecture allows communication between the components of the system, as well as access to various information sources. Communications are based
more » ... nications are based on the use of a cellular phone and Internet connection. Web browser and Java applets are used for information presentation and processing. The combined use of embedded local server and distant servers is one of the main characteristics of the system.
doi:10.1109/dexa.1999.795280 dblp:conf/dexaw/BoujuSBB99 fatcat:wx52jdbfqnbjvdypvow6g6cqpi