Offline App for mobile data capture

Offline App for mobile data capture

You are on the road in the field, without access to the internet? Or on rough terrain, in a tunnel or a shielded building? No problem! The HybridForms App offers robust offline functionality for reliable offline productivity.

To continue work offline is an essential requirement for successful mobile data acquisition. All data that you enter in offline mode will be synchronized automatically with the central data platform as soon as a network is available again. This process allows to work continuously and without delays, also when data connection is low. Your benefit: Seamless online and offline operation with automated sync – for optimum mobility.

A horizontal bar at the top shows the current offline/online/synch status (gray/red/orange):

Online mode

  • Light gray bar: You have online Internet connection, data is automatically synchronized with the central server.
HybridForms Online mode

Offline mode

  • Red bar: You don’t have Internet connection, but can still continue working offline without any problems.
HybridForms: Offline mode

Synch mode

  • Orange bar: Data has been captured/modified on your device, but not yet synchronized with the server.
HybridForms: Synch mode

Offline data capture with the HybridForms App

Stay productive, even when you have low or no internet connectivity. The HybridForms App provides robust and reliable offline functions:

  • Call up new forms
  • Capture form data, edit and save form content
  • Take photos, add annotations
  • Draw free-hand sketches in different colors
  • Record audio and voice memos
  • Capture and save authentic signatures
  • Use automated calculations in form fields
  • Find content in forms with full-text search
  • Sync of data when network is available again

Forrester Research: The Offline Mobile Challenge

»… offline support will be a crucial consideration for nearly every future modern application. Unfortunately, our experience shows that offline support is the mobile app feature continually underscoped by developers and over-simplified by stakeholders. This report dives into the nuances of offline, its varying flavors, and why it’s often the most expensive (and valuable) infrastructure service mobile dev teams will implement.« (Source: Forrester Research)

HybridForms: Online mode

Online mode

HybridForms: Offline mode

Offline mode

HybridForms: Synch mode

Synch mode