Anatomy of E-Commerce Website

  • Multimedia Content for E-Commerce Applications
  • Multimedia Storage Servers & E-Commerce Applications
  • Information Delivery/Transport & E-Commerce Applications
  • Consumer Access Devices

Multimedia Content for E-Commerce Applications
  • Multimedia content can be considered both fuel and traffic for electronic commerce applications.
  • The technical definition of multimedia is the use of digital data in more than one format, such as the combination of text, audio, video, images, graphics, and animations in a computer file/document.

Multimedia Storage Servers & E-Commerce Applications
  • E-Commerce requires robust servers to store and distribute large amounts of digital content to consumers.
  • These Multimedia storage servers can store large information that are capable of handling various content, ranging from books, newspapers, advertisement, movies, games etc.

Information Delivery/Transport & E-Commerce Applications
  • Transport providers are principally telecommunications, cable, & wireless industries.
Information Delivery methods
Providers Range
Distance telephone lines Long
Cable TV companies Local
Computer based online servers Internet services

Consumer access devices
  • Computer with audio and video computing capabilities
  • Mobile computing
  • Personal digital assistant (PDA)
  • Voice recognition devices.