The Companion Input programs (Windows, Android and QPSMR Classic) are licence free, in addition you can use them to enter data from paper or during a CAPI interview.
Easy to use, fully controlled data collection
For paper surveys and CAPI using keyboard or mouse
Use in-house or by outworkers/data entry companies
You can enter data using the questionnaire generated with any Companion licence. The full program can be used for input, however, there is a separate program for those who only need to enter data.
For more information on the facilities in the latest release, please see our recent posts.
These programs will install with a help file and context help is accessible via the F1 key. You can view the manual here (see below), however, it should not be copied without permission from the authors.
Companion Input (Windows)
The Windows program can be used for paper and CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interviews).
Companion Input (Android)
The Android program, for devices running OS version 6 or above, can also be used for CAPI projects.
QPSMR Classic Input
You can verify paper input from questionnaires or other documents using QPSMR Classic Input.
However, the program may NOT be used for data collection by telephone interview. In addition, for telephone interviewing (CATI – Computer Assisted Telephone Input) a QPSMR Telin licence is required.