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My Inspection App Can Do What?

10 Amazing Things a Smart Tablet with the Right Inspection App can do to Keep You (and your staff) in the Know

By Barbara Lasseigne, Product Manager at Envoc. This article appears in the January/February 2016 issue of Inspectioneering Journal.


You probably already know that inspection apps for tablets and smart phones exist, and have notions of how these technologies can improve efficiencies in the field and beyond. Mobile tablets bring with them the ability to capture photos, videos, voice-to-text, generate automated reports, provide data for management dashboards, and pass inspection information into existing ERPs, accounting, and other maintenance systems. For more on the basic overall benefits of mobile tablet inspections and how to choose the right app, refer to my previous article, There’s an Inspection App for That, published in the May/June 2015 issue of Inspectioneering Journal.

Now, beyond the basics, let’s explore some of the more interesting ways that mobile tablets can help you identify assets, share information, and stay informed.

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