Tablets and smartphones have been showing up on factory floors, replacing paper binders for manufacturing salespeople, and being used by technicians out in the field repairing machinery. It's not just iPads, either. Android tablets are getting down and dirty on factory floors, and taking a bite out of Apple iPad's dominance there, according to GE Intelligent Platforms, which provides solutions primarily for industrial environments and municipalities.
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