I will say that if you have control over the app itself or can use the HTML pages in your own ipad app with just the webkit wrapper, it would be a no-brainer to store really good logs. I'll go a step further and suggest that to make it more elegant, transmit the logs via bluetooth to another machine nearby.
Manager, Digital Library & Programming Services
Yale University Library
From: Code for Libraries [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Edward Iglesias [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2011 11:00 AM
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] iPad Kiosk Statistics
Thanks to everyone. Lots of good ideas here. I am not sure about
transferring our mobile app to html5 but it might work.
On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Brad Rhoads <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'd try using couchdb
> (http://www.couchbase.org/get/couchbase-mobile-for-ios/current). It
> would auto sync when ever you did get online.
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 1:52 PM, Edward Iglesias
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> We are implementing iPads in our library as wayfinders or kiosks.
>> Does anyone know of a way to get stats from them? We are using Kiosk
>> software that loads local html pages so as to not have to worry about
>> internet connectivity. I've thought about just exporting the history
>> from the browser and parsing it but surely there is a more elegant
>> Edward Iglesias