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International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA)

ISSN: 2074-904X (Print), ISSN: 2074-9058 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJISA Vol.5, No.10, Sep. 2013

An Android-based Remote Desktop for IOS Platforms

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Author(s)

Siew-Chin Chong, Boon-Keang Leong, Wee-Kiat New, Yong-Jian Chin

Index Terms

Remote, IOS, Android, Access, Operating System

Abstract

Thanks to globalization, mobile devices have become an inseparable entity of our daily life. We often expect our smart devices (mobile phone, tablet, portable media player) to possess the functionalities of a personal computer. As the technology is getting cheaper, owning multiple mobile devices, each for a specific purpose, is becoming the current trend. For instance, an Android smartphone to fulfill a user’s communication needs on-the-go, an iPad could serve the user’s reading hobby, and lastly, a laptop for productivity activities. As such, to switch among different devices could be the emerging problem of the current generation. With our proposed Android based remote control app, a user does not only able to control his Windows based office laptop, but he could access to his IOS based devices too. Besides click event and text input, this application also supports panning and zooming gesture inputs.

Cite This Paper

Siew-Chin Chong, Boon-Keang Leong, Wee-Kiat New, Yong-Jian Chin,"An Android-based Remote Desktop for IOS Platforms", IJISA, vol.5, no.10, pp.18-27, 2013.DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2013.10.03

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