Five-Day Weather Forecast
By user742711 on Sep 03, 2008
I've been slowly going through old blogs and demos, updating them to support Oracle Communications Services Gatekeeper (OCSG) 4.0, previously known as WebLogic Network Gatekeeper (WLNG). Check out my updated "Five-Day Weather Forecast". The concept is simple. Simply text your zip code to the defined short code and the application will query Internet for the latest five-day weather forecast and return the results as five individual SMS messages. Not impressed? It's a concrete example showing how to apply SOA concepts to a classic telecommunications problem. Still not thrilled? Well, I use this example as a baseline for all future demos. They include:
* Location Based Services (LBS) to obtain the zip code automatically.
* Set up chat sessions between SIP phones and wireless phones.
* Upload photos directly from your cell phone to web sites like Flickr.
* Configure OCSG to work with your wireless Internet card for using these demos with real phones instead of simulated ones.
Still unimpressed? Ok, submit your ideas for an exciting demo. I challenge you to challenge me!