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System requirements for MINDA products

MINDA LIVE (minda.co.nz)

What is MINDA LIVE ?

This web version of MINDA  has our latest software for managing milk, weights, pasture, reproduction and groups.  It also features the Holding Pen, which is where you approve events recorded with our newest products. 
 

What do I need to access MINDA this way?

We support the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 11 and above
  • Mozilla FireFox latest
  • Google Chrome latest
  • Safari latest (iPad only)
  • Windows 10 Edge

Note: Microsoft no longer supports Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10. 
 

MINDA App

What is the MINDA App?

The MINDA App is a smartphone app for recording events on farm and viewing animal information. You can view information via the Look up section of the app. Events you can currently enter via the app are:

  • Calvings
  • Matings
  • Health treatments
  • Pasture covers

I already have MINDA Mobile: do I need the MINDA App?

If you have MINDA Mobile then you already have mobile software that can record events, however you may prefer the convenience of being able to record calvings, matings and health treatments on your smartphone or tablet 
 

Will the MINDA App work on my Windows Mobile handheld device or Windows Phone?

No – MINDA App works on Apple and Android devices only (see “What do I need to use MINDA App?”)
 

When will the next MINDA app be released?

Keep an eye on LIC’s WebsiteFacebook and Twitter pages for the latest news regarding our apps!

Supported Devices

iOS

  • iPhone 4s
  • iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c'
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6+
  • Android devices

Supported Platforms

  • Apple's iOS
  • Google's Android
  • Windows (except XP, Vista & 8.1)

Supported Operating Systems

iOS

  • 8.0 + Note: Any future version of iOS that exists in Beta should also be tested.

Android

  • 4.1
  • 4.2
  • 4.3
  • 4.4

MINDA desktop software (MINDA Animal and MINDA Home)

What is MINDA Animal?

MINDA Animal our MINDApro animal management software that works on your PC.  
 

What is MINDA Home?

MINDA Home is the launch pad or starting point for the MINDA products.  It also features a dashboard of useful information about your farm.
 

What do I need to use MINDA desktop software?

You need a PC computer with the following minimum specifications.

 

Operating System:

 

Microsoft Windows Vista with Service Pack 2

Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (32 Bit or 64 Bit)

Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32 Bit or 64 Bit)

Microsoft Windows 10 (32 Bit or 64 Bit)

Processor:

Intel Multi Core CPU or equivalent                            

Screen Resolution:

1024 x 768 or greater

Monitor:

Colour Monitor with High Colour (32 Bit) video card

Memory:

2 GB or greater

Note: MINDA desktop software may run on a PC with lower specifications but you may find the performance unsatisfactory.
 

Will MINDA desktop software work on Windows 10?

Yes, it has been tested on Windows 10 and is fully supported.
 

Will MINDA desktop software work on my Windows tablet?

There are two versions of Windows available on tablets - Windows 8.1 and Windows RT.  MINDA desktop software DOES run on Windows 8.1; it DOES NOT run on Windows RT.  MINDA desktop software has been designed for a keyboard and mouse and you may have mixed results with a touch screen.
 

Will MINDA desktop software work on my Apple or Android tablet/smartphone or Apple Mac?

MINDA desktop software was not designed to run on Apple or Android operating systems, and is not supported on those platforms.
 

Will MINDA desktop software work on my Linux PC?

MINDA desktop software was not designed to run on Linux operating systems, and is not supported on that platform.
 

MINDA Mobile

What is MINDA Mobile?

MINDA Mobile is mobile animal management software that has been designed for Windows Mobile touch handheld devices.

What do I need to use MINDA Mobile?

You will need a Windows Mobile handheld device and Windows PC running MINDA Animal software (see ‘What do I need to use MINDA desktop software?’).

The Windows Mobile handheld device will need to meet the following specifications.

 Operating System:

Windows Mobile 5.0

Windows Mobile 6.0 Classic

Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional

NOT Windows Mobile 6.0 Smartphone

Windows Mobile 6.1 Classic

Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional

NOT Windows Mobile 6.1 Smartphone

Software Framework:

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

Screen:

No smaller than 72mm or 2.8inches (diagonal measurement)

Screen Resolution:

QVGA (320 x 240)

VGA (640 x 480)

Greater than VGA (subject to further evaluation)

Screen Orientation:

Portrait only – NOT Landscape, NOT Square

Touch Screen:

Essential

Processor Speed:

400MHz or greater

Memory (Application):

64MB or greater

External Storage (Memory Card Slot):      

Required for backup feature

Bluetooth:

Required for EID stick reader

Navigation Buttons (D-pad):

Preferred

Phone:

Optional

GPS:

Optional

 

MINDA Mobile synchronises the recorded animal information with MINDApro software on your Windows PC. In order to use MINDA Mobile you will need to install software on both your Windows PC and your Windows Mobile handheld device.
 

Will MINDA Mobile software work on my Windows 8 or Windows RT tablet?

No, MINDA Mobile will only work with a Windows Mobile handheld device.
 

Will MINDA Mobile work on my Windows Phone?

No - Windows Phone is not compatible with Windows Mobile. MINDA Mobile will only work with a Windows Mobile handheld device
 

Will MINDA Mobile work on my Apple iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad or Android smartphone or tablet?

No, MINDA Mobile will only work with a Windows Mobile handheld device.
 

How do I get a Windows Mobile device?

Accredited devices are listed below. 

  • Trimble Juno 3B
  • Trimble Juno SB
  • Socket Somo 655
  • Socket Somo 650
  • HP iPAQ 112
  • HP iPAQ 212
  • HTC Touch2
  • HTC Touch Pro2

Note: LIC no longer sell MINDA Mobile devices. 
 

 

FarmKeeper

What is FarmKeeper?

FarmKeeper is a farm mapping application that can be used to map, record, plan and manage paddock-based farming activities.
 

What do I need to use FarmKeeper?

You need a PC computer with the following minimum specifications.

Operating System    

Microsoft Windows 2000

Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2

Microsoft Windows Vista

Microsoft Windows 7

Processor

Intel Pentium II 400 MHz processor (or equivalent)

Screen Resolution

800 x 600

Monitor

Colour monitor with high-colour (16-bit) video card

Memory

256MB (Recommend: 512MB RAM)

Disk space

200MB Free Hard Disk Space

 

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