This white paper, by Italian systems integrator Soluzioni Technologiche (Sol-Tec), explores the development and use of push technologies before discussing its own application, Lightstreamer.
The paper explores how the growth in online trading systems in the late 1990s led to increased development and production of push applications to distribute real time streaming market information.
Sol-Tec goes on to discuss its own push technology, Lightstreamer, which was launched in 2003 and can be used to feed Web browers, desktop applications, mobile devices and Excel spreadsheets. The system is able update the information shown on an HTML page without re-loading and does not require applets or plug-ins.
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