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This section gathers informations about existing tools (guidelines, software,...) to develop and deploy content and applications on mobile phones.



SMS Related Tools

MMS Related Tools

Emulators, Simulators, SDKs and related tools

Mobile Web Related Tools

Voice Related tools

Speech Recognition

Speech Synthesis


  • Mobile Advocacy Toolkit
    Toolkit of easily accessible tools and materials about mobile technologies, for use by activists and social justice organisations
  • JavaROSA
    JavaRosa is a project to create open source solution for mobile XForms collection. JavaRosa is a project from the OpenRosa consortium.
  • Open Data Kits
    Open Data Kit (ODK) is a suite of tools to help organizations collect, aggregate and visualize their data. goals are to make open-source and standards-based tools which are easy to try, easy to use, easy to modify and easy to scale
  • mobileEd Tools and guidelines
    MobilED initiative is designing learning environments that are meaningfully enhanced with mobile technologies and services.



  • CellAlert beta
    The parent site of GrantAlerts, which scours the web for grants for you and delivers them direct to your email and cell phone.
  • MobileAccord
    Mobile Accord is an innovative Mobile Application Service Provider/Cause-Marketing Agency dedicated to helping major non-profits, political organizations, universities, and corporate cause-marketers understand and benefit from the power of mobile technology.
  • Mobile Researcher
    Powered by the Populi.net platform, Mobile Researcher transforms the ubiquitous mobile phone into a cutting-edge research tool. Deploy surveys to fieldworkers in minutes, monitor, manage and communicate with your team and analyse responses in real-time.
  • Tropo (from Voxeo) a cloud-based API that transform voice commands or sms messages into calls to your application's API. In other words people can send an SMS (or an IM, or calls) to Tropo's number, and tropo will send a POST message to your webapp, which can react accordingly.
  • AT&T's Speech Mashup is a similar service.