The Comparison of Inter-Application Communication Mechanisms in Mobile Operating Systems


Author(s): Kalaiselvi Arunachalam, Dr. Gopinath Ganapathy

The mobile devices like Smartphone, Tablet and Notebook are playing vital role in communication and the mobile phones from several manufacturers provide thousands of applications to their customers for an effective communication, entertainment etc. Some of the popular mobile operating systems are Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Blackberry with thousands of mobile applications built around them. This paper presents a comparison of inter-application communication mechanisms in these mobile operating systems. This paper also provides the limitations of inter-application communication in these mobile operating systems and proposed an approach to achieve inter-application communication across them.