PC System Requirements and Recommendations

Our favorite mobile device: Microsoft Surface Pro
     Apple iPads, Mobile devices and Remote desktops

Use your Apple Ipads either via SIMS online web based testing, data hosted in our cloud, internet access required, or via remote desktops running your SIMS application data host at your site.

   1. SIMS Online internet web based tested. 100% Internet access required. Example online test link. Mobile devices can use Safari, MS IE, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, any browser.


   2. Simple Remote desktops, virtual desktops served up by the popular virtual desktop solutions from Citrix Receiver, VMware, Microsoft RDS, etc.

Yes, iPhones, iPads, Android can all be used as online internet panelist devices for your Home Use Tests and Central Location Tests.

Ipads are really just big iphone cell phones, not real computers used in mainstream business functions, so challenges naturally exist. We recommend real Windows Tablets over ipads. Windows Tablets are cheaper and better.   Link   Link
Our favorite mobile device: Microsoft Surface Pro

Apple iPads  

Apple iPads - Onsite Panels

* For your onsite panel locations use remote desktops thin client virtualization.
* Citrix FREE app is called Citrix Receiver for iPad.
* Microsoft FREE app is called Microsoft Remote Desktop for iPad
* Other virtual apps include iTap RDP Remote Desktop for Windows & Mac

Your IS/IT collegues can set up your iPads to work at your onsite locations just like any other thin client PC. It's easy.

          For Citrix see Citrix Receiver for iPad
   For Microsoft
   see Microsoft Remote Desktop App
   For VMware
   see VMware Horizon Client
   For Amazon Workspaces AWS
   see Amazon Workspaces App
   see Amazon Workspaces AWS

   The links above are for informational reading. Use the iPad app store to download.
   Other remote application choices are available in the app store.

Apple iPads - HUTs & CLTS
Safari browser, For Home Use Testers HUTs, or CLTs, Apple iPads can employ the embedded Safari browser with our optional online service.

These are "platform independent" solutions which will work on all brands and variety of devices, such as Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Motorola Xoom Android, smartphones, etc.

Try a SIMS test on your iPad: Start SIMS Test

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  Tablet PCs running real Windows
  Samsung 700T, Windows 8.1 Tablet


  Microsoft Remote Desktop IOS App



Set up your RDS host to Auto Start your SIMS Panelists in A1Panel Room upon iPad logon.

  Try a SIMS on line test right now: Start SIMS Test

What are Thin Clients?
Thin-client PCs are low cost simple graphics-based desktop terminals that access and run hosted applications and data centrally from a server Because no applications or data actually reside on the desktop, it is "thin" when compared with the traditional PC. Prices start as low as $299

Popular Thin Client PC Vendors
Apple iPads:

Discontinued by Dell PocketCloud App
Read more on Microsoft Web sites:
Windows 2008 Remote Desktop Services

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