Mobile apps for Qualitative Research

Research and Mobile seem to be getting well along together.  With all the capabilities mobile has to offer and the need for the research industry to be faster and better in data gathering, this tandem can really pull off a trailblazing show.

Thanks to mobile devices, qualitative research has now been given a new lease of lMy Notes-ife. Mobile has enhanced qualitative research techniques such as ethnographObservey and diaries. Some argued that mobile has also created new research methodologies. Well, the debate goes on…

Below is a list of mobile apps for qualitative research found within our radar. Please note they are in no particular order or ranking.

Curious Analytics This app passively collects user data on iOS and Android phones. We license the technology and data to market researchers. Click here to know more about this app.

V+ Mobile Qualitative transports you to the front line of participants’ lives. Enter their world, explore your questions and uncover the when, where and why of every day. Capture in-the-moment insights from the lives of consumers.
Click here to know more about this app.

QualBoard Mobile lets participants post messages, pictures, and videos to a full-featured QualBoard® discussion while they are on-the-go and away from their computers. By going mobile, respondents can share their thoughts and experiences wherever life takes them.
Click here to know more about this app.

Field Notes is an app that allows researchers to be with people in the moment, so they can understand what they think and feel, and see them in their most natural context. Through this app, researchers can follow people’s journeys and brand interactions as they happen, be with them in their homes, on their way to work, or at a live event. Click here to know more about this app.

Qualvu– Since Qualvu pioneered the use of Internet-based video to make qualitative research better, faster and cheaper, you might expect that Qualvu would also be the first to make those capabilities mobile. Click here to know more about this app.

Ethos App– Intimate, in-the-moment, happenings, priorities and realities captured effortlessly on mobile devices and sent through to you to conduct analysis, add meaning and change the way you understand your consumers, competitors and brand. Click here to know more about this app.

Evernote- Capture anything, Access anywhere, find things fast. Click here to know more about this app.

Ethnocorder– Conduct rich media surveys using an iPhone. Click here to know more about this app.

Focus group- FocusGroup is an app that makes it possible for anyone to conduct live focus group research. Click here to know more about this app.

Observe– iTunes is the world’s easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection. Click here to know more about this app.

Mobile Market Research– With MyInsights you can conduct all kinds of qualitative research. Consumers can capture their experiences, opinions and habits in the app in text messages, pictures and videos. Researchers can use the app themselves, for example during Shopalongs, Consumer Connects or for Mystery Shopping projects. Click here to know more about this app.

Dscout app– Instantly gather real-world experiences, in-the-moment ideas and real-time feedback. Click here to know more about this app.

Instaviz– is Diagram Sketching for your iphone, ipad or ipod touch. Click here to know more about this app.

Interview Assistant- You need to conduct an interview and your iPad is all you have? Interview Assistant is the right solution for you. Click here to know more about this app.

My Notes- Simple and elegant, a must-have for note-taking. Click here to know more about this app.

Recall it- Tag your notes.  Tag your photos.  Tag your thoughts.  Tag your life. Click here to know more about this app.

iTalk Recorder- iTalk Recorder is a full-featured recording app with a streamlined and intuitive user interface. Press the big red button to record; press it again to stop. You can append to existing recordings, choose from three levels of recording quality (11.025, 22.05, or 44.10 kHz sample rates), and manage your recordings, all with just a fingertip. Click here to know more about this app.

Dedoose- is an amazing web app for the analysis of text, video and spreadsheet data. Click here to know more about this app.

Tagcrowd- Create your own tag cloud from any text to visualize word frequency. Click here to know more about this app.

Revelation- Revelation Mobile for iPhone, iPad and Android devices is breakthrough technology that empowers researchers to get in-the- moment access to customer experiences. Using Revelation Mobile, participants can capture and record their behavior in real time. Click here to know more about this app.

Luminant software– Take notes synced to audio with our bestselling note-taking software. AudioNote combines the functionality of note-taking and voice recording apps to create a powerful tool that will save you time while improving the quality of your notes. Click here to know more about this app.

My Research- We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download the free app myResearch by Locle, get iTunes now. Click here to know more about this app.

Overshoulder- Gather in-the-moment ideas, photos, videos and innovation inspiration. Click here to know more about this app.

Liveminds- Qualitative research software for ongoing conversations with focus groups to understand what people think, feel & do. Click here to know more about this app.

My Service Fellow- myServiceFellow is a mobile ethnography application for smartphones. You can download the app “myServiceFellow” in the Apple AppStore (iOS 4.1 or higher) & and Android Marketplace (Android 2.2 or higher) and test the app with the username “demo” and password “demo”.  Click here to know more about this app.

Lifelapse- Lifelapse is a new way to capture your life and relive all your events and experiences. Lifelapse has officially launched it’s first two major products: Lifelapse for iPhone and the Lifepouch. Click here to know more about this app.

nfinity- The award-winning voice recorder for Mac and Windows is now available for iPhone, iPod, and iPad! With QuickVoice you can conveniently record voice notes, reminders, dictations, meetings, interviews, shopping lists, to do lists, and even entire lectures and multi-session seminars. QuickVoice also features incredible SpinVox speech technology for sending text emails using just voice and a few touches–as in no typing required! Great for when you’re on the go. Click here to know more about this app.

Recorder the App- Record memos, discussions, interviews, and ideas on your iPhone. Use it as a voice recorder or a sound recorder. Record for seconds or hours. Extremely simple one button interface. Click here to know more about this app.

Mind Node- MindNode’s focus and flexibility makes it the perfect brainstorming tool. The clutter-free interface lets you concentrate on generating and connecting your ideas, and an infinitely expanding canvas means that no matter how big or complicated your thoughts get, MindNode can keep up. MindNode can even automatically rearrange especially complicated mind maps to make them easier to read. Click here to know more about this app.

You Note- YouNote is a family of applications for iPhone that allows you to take quick notes on all sorts of information. Click here to know more about this app.

Audio Memos- Audio Memos is a voice recorder for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Easy to use, with a simple and intuitive interface. Yet with many features as pause record, pause play, slider, quality control, volume meter, volume boost, volume normalizing, voice activated recording and more. Click here to know more about this app.

Wordle- Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends. Click here to know more about this app.

Mind Meister- Access your MindMeister mind maps from anywhere at anytime on the first collaborative mind mapping solution for iPhone and iPod touch. Click here to know more about this app.

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