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Open Data Companion (ODC)

Submitted by Utopia Software on Wednesday, 30th September - 2.31.
Contact name Utopia Software
Type of submission application
Description of app Open Data Companion (ODC) is a productivity tool which provides a unified access point to over 120 open data portals and thousands of datasets from around the world; right from your mobile device. Crafted with mobile-optimised features and design, this is an easy and convenient way to find, access and share open data.
Open Data Companion provides a framework for all State, Regional, National and Worldwide CKAN open data portals to deliver open data to all mobile users.
Use Open Data Companion to browse, share and download all datasets present on Data.Vic portal right from your mobile device. To set up the app to access the Data.Vic portal, search for "Victoria" during the app set up.

* Browse datasets from over 120 data portals around the world by categories (including Data.Vic)
* Receive push notifications when new datasets are available from Data.Vic
* Download and view data records (resources) on your mobile device (as supported by data portal)
* Preview dataset records and create data visualisations in app before download (as supported by data portal)
* Bookmark/save datasets for later viewing
* “Favourite” your data portals for future easy access.
* Sync your app data (bookmarks, favourites & settings) securely to your Google Drive and restore it to any device at anytime.
* Share links to datasets on social media, email, sms etc. right from the app.
* In-app tutorial videos designed to help you quickly get productive with the app. Tutorial videos are available offline once downloaded.
Platform built for Android
Price free
Link to Data User website or Research paper
Category General
Link to Data User website or Research paper
Status Production release