You might want to check out episurveyor or frontlinesms for sending data via sms to your db.
···Yaw Anokwa wrote:
agreed. i wouldn't recommend using sms as the only transport
mechanism. i think the spec is more appropriate to send a few timely
chunks of data (say the most important indicators) over sms while the
rest of the form can be sent over another channel (gprs, wifi) at a
On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 07:00, Ian Lawrence email@example.com wrote:
it's non-trivial to build that spec well, so plan accordingly.
Remember that if you have a big survey it is going to break the survey
into hundreds or thousands of SMS messages to send and then you need
to try to put them back together on the device. There is also no
guarantee of delivery from operators with sms so if even 1 of your
thousand does not arrive you do not have a complete survey.
This is quite apart from the cost issue involved with all this of course.