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Posted by AnneryanHeatwole on Sep 01, 2009
EMIT data sheet 1916 Views
Organization that developed the Tool: 
Main Contact: 
Kieran Sharpey-Schafer
Problem or Need: 

This program is a low-cost data collection tool for fieldworkers, particularly in HIV/AIDS management.

Main Contact Email : 
Brief Description: 

EMIT is a mobile and web data collection system, allowing fieldworkers to collect, analyze and report using live data from the field.

Tool Category: 
App resides and runs on a server
Key Features : 
  • Quick development of surveys on a web interface
  • Deploy web surveys to mobile devices
  • Remote submission of survey responses
  • Online form creation
  • Built in logic, error-checking, and decision support


Main Services: 
Voting, Data Collection, Surveys, and Polling
Tool Maturity: 
Currently deployed
Java ME
Current Version: 
Program/Code Language: 
Organizations Using the Tool: 
  • Johns Hopkins Health and Education South Africa


Number of Current End Users: 
Under 100
Number of current beneficiaries: 
Under 100
Languages supported: 
Is the Tool's Code Available?: 
Is an API available to interface with your tool?: