In the infographic above (click on image or here to see full graphic), view a quick breakdown of how tablets are used in the industry. From barriers to adoption and challenges faced in using the technology to the type of operating systems used, the graphic provides insights on how tablets are used in the field and why.

For example, about 62% of survey respondents reported using a mix of tablets and laptops with 4% stated that they use tablets as their primary field device. When it comes to challenges for utilities that have adopted tablets, 46% cited training as a top challenge with durability cited by 44% as a barrier to adoption.

The infographic is courtesy of NetMotion Wireless.