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A flexible data input layer architecture (FDILA) has been designed and developed by Tavakoli et al. for providing a generic tool to transfer data from a wide series of data acquisition devices into higher levels of information processing systems. Data collected by mobile devices such as GPS and PDA applications are among important inputs for evaluating environmental cause-effects. This work discusses issues and proposes components of connecting and interfacing the input layer of a generic decision making tool to mobile application data. Our purpose is to demonstrate issues and tasks for adapting mobile devices to a generic simulation platform that can be used for real-time discrete event simulation modelling. This is based on a tested flexible input data architecture developed in LabVIEW, a real-time inter-process communication between the LabVIEW application and a discrete event simulation in Arena. The emphasis is on interactive mobile applications which may submit their data irregularly.