A data distribution technology in which selected data is automatically delivered into the user's computer at prescribed intervals or based on some event that occurs. Contrast with pull technology, in which the user specifically asks for something by performing a search or requesting an existing report, video or other data type. Browsing the Web is an example of the pull model, while PointCast and Castanet are push technologies. PointCast was the first Internet service to become extremely popular by pushing selected news and stock quotes into a user's machine at prescribed intervals.
A technology that "pushes" information to your computer over the Internet. Requires specialized software that, once configured, can continually bring you personalized information.
Technology that "pushes" data to users based on predefined preferences. The information comes to the user rather than the user having to find the information.
Term referring to the ability of technology to 'push' media to your computer.
Technology that puts pre-selected content directly on computer screens without the need to request it. For example, a desktop can be programmed automatically to retrieve local weather, news, a stock ticker, or sports scores.
Internet technology that automatically sends information out to subscribers. Channels are good example of push technology.
To deliver data to a client without a client request for the data. QCIF See definition for: Quarter Common Intermediate Format (QCIF)
Technology that allows an information provider to send customized data directly to end users over the Internet. Go to Top
Push technology refers to a model of Web delivery in which a server sends a user information without receiving a request for it. Generally, a user fills out a profile specifying what types of information he wants. The profile acts as a filter and is stored either on the client's machine (client-based filter) or on the push vendor's server (server-based filter).
A software program that retrieves information from web sites and deposits a copy on the user's computer to view offline. This is in contrast to traditional pull technology, where the user must manually seek and find information on the World Wide Web. See also channel.
The technology that puts pre-selected content directly on your computer screen from the Internet without your need to browse for it. With this technology,...
Is the delivery ("pushing") of information hat is initiated by the server rather than being requested ("pulled") by a user. Pointcast is the best-known push service that pushes information based on the user's profile.
In client/server applications, to send data to a client without the client requesting it. The World Wide Web is based on pull technologies where the client browser must request a Web page before it is sent. Broadcast media, on the other hand, are push technologies because they send information out regardless of whether anyone is tuned in. Increasingly, companies are using the Internet to deliver information push-style. See also Pull.
To provide information to a system entity that did not actively request it.
Information which is sent without being requested. Generally on the Web, information is 'pulled'; that is, it is requested from a Web server by the user's browser. Push information is sent directly to a user's screen without the need for a specific request. Once you subscribe to a push service, customised information will be downloaded to your computer automatically. back to the top
Is the delivery ("pushing of') of information that is initiated by the server rather than being requested ("pulled") by a user. PointCast is the most well known push service that pushes information based on the users profile.
an information-delivery technology whereby users are 'pushed' information by the server rather than 'pulling' it themselves. Go To
Frequently used to describe data sent over the Internet; the act of sending data to a client computer without the client requesting it. Example: a subscriptions service that delivers customized news to your desktop. Contrast to browsing the World Wide Web which is based on "pull" technology; you must request a web page before it is sent to your computer.
While email is the quintessential "push" technology, the phrase refers to tools that send information to a user's browser rather than wait for the viewer to reach into the Web and "pull" the information. Primary examples are PointCast, BackWeb, and Marimba. [ Source: 1
Push is the term used for technologies that are used to regularly deliver information directly to a client's computer.
1) In electronic marketing, to send data to another computer without a direct request from that computer. 2) In networking, to send data from a server to a client in compliance with a previous request from the client, as soon as the data becomes available.