“I can’t believe it’s working!” was the first user comment I heard for seeing the little blue dot on the huge expo floor plan in the conference app. We recently set up an indoor positioning and routing system for Digestive Disease Week, the world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, […]
You have probably already read the recent industry research on what attendees want most at your events. #2 of the top three needs is the ability to charge mobile devices. Phone and tablet batteries are quickly running out of juice when keeping screens running for note taking, trying to connect to weak Wi-Fi signals, uploading […]
If you are wondering if you are meeting the needs of your attendees when it comes to #eventtech, a recent survey provides the answers in the article: What Do Event Attendees Want Most?
Top 3 Attendee Needs at Events
Wi-Fi cost seems to be decreasing while speed and reliability are increasing. Venues continue to invest in […]
Privacy is key: Find and connect with other professionals without emails. Populated with your registration data, attendees can quickly get in touch with the right people. Learn more about Peer Finder.
Engage with Speakers
Enable direct communication between attendees and speakers without revealing personal email addresses. [...]
The latest Gartner market report on devices has received some press. And it shows a worldwide picture of smartphone market share that is quite different from what we are seeing on a daily basis with our EventPilot meeting apps. Smartphones remain a hot commodity with a double digit growth compared to last year and 1.4 […]
Last week at SWE, we saw a great way to market your event app: A huge sticker on the floor visible to anyone who is heading to the registration desk. We wanted to make sure we share this idea. If your attendees and exhibitors don’t have time for your emails, they won’t miss the sticker […]
The conference app pinpoints the attendee’s location on custom geo-mapped floor plans of the vast poster or expo halls inside the conference centers. Available as add-on Module.
Only EventPilot offers the interactive timetable view and it's now even faster and easier to use with the updated horizontal day [...]
Areal footage of your event does not require large budgets or expensive professional services. Micro Drone 3.0 has just been launched on IndieGoGo and is planning to ship the first drones as early as November. This new Micro Drone looks ideal to capture amazing aerial video footage of your conference or meeting. At only $125 […]
Apple’s announcement of the new operating system iOS 9 will offer great benefits for your conference attendees that are using an event app. Let’s review some of the exciting upcoming improvements that are going to make a difference to your users.
Longer Battery Life
A device’s battery is your weakest link in taking advantage of your conference […]
Your attendees use your conference app 60 to 100 or more times during the event while also using their email, social networks, phone, maps, photo, and dozens of other apps. That takes energy and dead batteries create unhappy attendees.
With a simple solution however, you can keep your attendees happy, keep your meeting app up […]
At medical and scientific conferences, the majority of attendees tend to be physicians who already use iOS devices and could soon be receiving an Apple Watch from their hospital. With the focus on health-related functionality, the Apple Watch is generating buzz in the healthcare industry: an app for doctors to talk to each other easily, […]
If you are using Google forms for your conference surveys, you can enhance the form submission experience by sending a confirmation email that may contain more information about your next meeting. Simply follow the steps in the video below to have your form send an email to the respondent upon submission.
Try it out and have […]
You may have seen in the news that a new security vulnerability, called the ‘Freak’ security flaw, has been found in the SSL encryption that browsers and websites use to transmit secure data and impacts 10% of the internet’s top sites as well as Safari for iOS and desktops, Chrome for Android and desktops, Internet […]
Yesterday, the FCC released an enforcement advisory that Wi-Fi blocking, with which Marriott made news last year, is prohibited and everyone interfering with personal networks or hotspots will be investigated.
Read the notice
This is great news for event professionals and meeting planners since too many venues are still charging extremely high fees for dismal bandwidth [...]
ATIV Software Launches New Expo Experience for Meeting Attendees in EventPilot Mobile Conference App
The EventPilot meeting app makes it easy for event attendees to plan and easily navigate conference exhibition halls in order to maximize face-time with vendors
Santa Rosa, Calif. - January 13, 2015 - ATIV Software, publishers of the leading mobile conference app for medical and scientific meetings -- EventPilot -- announced today the availability [...]
From “Headache” with generic event app to success with specialized medical meeting app
The World Transplant Congress (WTC) is a joint meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), The Transplantation Society (TTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST).
At the meeting, 7,000 surgeons and healthcare professionals gather to present over 3,000 research papers […]
FCC fines Marriott for blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Marriott made big news for our industry this month: Hotels are not allowed to block personal hotspots and Marriott got fined $600,000 for doing so. The hotel charged exorbitant fees of $250-$1,000 per device to use the Gaylord Wi-Fi service in the […]
Meeting planners can use the scientific and medical conference app EventPilot to drive attendee engagement with leading Layar Augmented Reality
Santa Rosa, Calif. – October 16, 2014 ATIV Software’s EventPilot conference app offers the latest in event technology with the integrated world leading Layar Augmented Reality (AR) SDK. Meeting planners can create a seamless Augmented Reality […]
With innovative iBeacon™ location-based features, EventPilot medical meeting app in top four meetings & events industry technology awards
Santa Rosa, Calif. – October 14, 2014 – The EventPilot medical conference app received an honorable mention today as number three in the top four event technologies in the 2014 EIBTM Technology Watch Award for the meetings […]