"Over 70 million iPad and Android devices in Canada and the United States"
On January 27, 2010 Steve Jobs launched the iPad, creating a new market segment. Today, it is estimated that at the end of year, 1 in 5 North American will nown a tablet device. This means that there will be over 70 million iPad and Android devices in Canada and the United States, an amount double the previous year.
Far from being a niche product exclusively for technology enthusiasts, tablets are now increasingly consumed by the three main age groups (below), while its usage ranges widely from playing games to sending email to checking a patient’s vitals.