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Topic Archive: Mobile technology

8 Tips for Using Drones at Events

Keep these pointers in mind before using this new option for aerial photography.

Event Intelligence Posted February 24, 2015, 7:00 AM EST

2015 Preview: 9 Event Tech Predictions

From expanded use of sensors to virtual reality and wearable technology, here are the technology trends you should know about it for the year ahead.

News Posted December 23, 2014, 7:45 AM EST

Best of 2014: 11 Useful Tech Tools Event Pros Should Know About

Check out some of the coolest apps, online systems, and tech gadgets we heard about this year.

News Posted December 16, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

Most Innovative Meetings 2014: #1 C2 Montréal

In just its third year, the unconventional conference has established a name for itself with a creative design, inventive networking strategies, and marquee speakers.

Feature Posted December 9, 2014, 4:15 AM EST

How a Simple Pop-Up Generated More Than 90 Million Impressions

See how the mobile app Talkspace’s unconventional promotional strategy paid off big time.

News Posted November 18, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

See Johnnie Walker's R.F.I.D. Tasting Tables

The whiskey brand used technology to provide an uninterrupted social sharing experience.

Event Report Posted November 11, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

7 New Tech Tools for Meetings and Events

From beacon-based attendee tracking to simple video conferencing, find out about the newest apps and products for your next event.

News Posted October 28, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

What the Apple Watch and iPhone 6 Mean for Events

Near-field communication and other new features may influence how event hosts engage with guests.

Event Intelligence Posted September 10, 2014, 6:30 AM EDT

6 Events Using R.F.I.D. Technology to Improve the Guest Experience

From access control to attendee tracking, find out how planners are incorporating wireless technology into events.

Event Intelligence Posted September 4, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

New App Measures Attendees' Emotions and Moods at Events

Find out how to gather real-time data on how your attendees feel rather than just what they think.

Event Intelligence Posted August 12, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Event Innovators 2014: Patrick Payne

The co-founder and C.E.O. of QuickMobile creates innovative apps for vendor contracts, scheduling, document management, and more.

Event Innovators 2014 Posted June 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Event Innovators 2014: David Aubespin

The C.E.O. of Topi wants to bring people together through his event app.

Event Innovators 2014 Posted June 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

5 Google Glass Apps for Meetings and Events

Check out these apps designed to make Google’s wearable computer more useful at events.

Event Intelligence Posted May 20, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

How to Effectively Use N.F.C. Technology at Events

From lead retrieval to social media activation, check out these examples of how events around the world are using near field communication.

Event Intelligence Posted May 15, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Was My Event App Worth It?

Check out these tips from planners and providers on how to evaluate the effectiveness of an event app.

Event Intelligence Posted May 13, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

How McDonald's Used Technology to Engage Attendees

The fast-food giant used an interactive website, push messaging, and attendee tracking to improve the experience for both attendees and non-attendees

Event Intelligence Posted May 8, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Tech Support: 3 New Apps to Keep You Organized

Check out the latest software to help planners manage events and meetings.

The Scout Posted May 5, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

7 Ways to Use N.F.C. at Your Event

From digital ticketing to cashless payments, planners are turning to N.F.C. for a variety of applications at their events.

Event Intelligence Posted April 15, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Checklist: 12 Things to Consider When Creating Your Event App

Create a user-friendly, information-rich app for your next meeting or conference by asking the right questions up front.

Event Intelligence Posted March 20, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

17 Ways to Use Google Glass at Events

Event professionals currently testing Google’s wearable device suggest ways to incorporate it into events and meetings.

Event Intelligence Posted March 6, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

New App Turns Smartphones Into Microphones

See how a new app connects audience members’ smartphones to an event's or meeting’s sound system.

News Posted March 4, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

South Beach Wine & Food Festival Preview: How N.F.C. Bands Serve as Digital Mementos

Electronic wristbands are being used to create an ongoing connection among attendees, event sponsors, and participants, as well as to provide real-time feedback.

Event Intelligence Posted February 18, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

Best of 2013: 9 Tech Tools You Should Know About

Check out our picks for some of the most useful apps and online systems that can be used for your next event.

News Posted December 12, 2013, 7:45 AM EST

9 Smart Tips From Savvy Event Pros

The event and meeting industry gathered in Long Beach to share ideas and fete the debut of the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center's upgrades and Pacific Ballroom debut.

Event Intelligence Posted November 21, 2013, 4:40 PM EST

4 New Time-Saving Tech Tools

Check out these apps and online systems to help you save time when planning your next event.

Event Intelligence Posted November 19, 2013, 7:00 AM EST

Are Drones the Newest Option for Event Photography?

These remote-controlled devices aren't just for espionage—or play. See how they can capture a unique view of your event.

The Scout Posted November 5, 2013, 7:45 AM EST

4 New Apps to Help Brands and Planners Engage with Attendees

Check out some of the newest solutions to facilitate communication, networking, lead retrieval, and social sharing at your next event.

Event Intelligence Posted October 31, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

See How Aquafina's Beverage Launch Targeted Teens

For its first event directed at consumers between the ages of 14 and 19, Aquafina used R.F.I.D. wristbands linked to social media channels and a performance by Austin Mahone to engage and interact with guests.

Event Report Posted October 23, 2013, 7:58 AM EDT

IMEX America 2013: What the Meeting Industry Is Talking About Right Now

From politics and industry advocacy to corporate social responsibility and sustainability, several themes echoed through the convention at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

News Posted October 17, 2013, 3:47 PM EDT

Comic Con Producer Responds to Twitter "Hijacking" Complaints

R.F.I.D. technology enabled an "overzealous" social media campaign, but clamped down on counterfeit badges.

News Posted October 15, 2013, 2:41 PM EDT

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