He explained that he could make his surveying plans into a PDF, mark them up and share with others, through their email, laptops and smartphones. Then the fact that his iPad had a camera, where he could document the joints in the pipes with an image and geotag it with longitude and latitude, added even more value to his productivity.Boring or real world help?
...when you are out in the field and every second counts in a project, every joint, every cross reference, using the iPad is making his life easier and more accurate.It would be hard to imagine that a story like this is unique.
Want to dig further? See how the iPad fares on an archaeological dig site.
Where does a high school student fit into this? In the field right next to these experts of course!
So...tablets or laptops? The conversation rages on.