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 areal 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 [...]
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 […]
Watch proximity to a beacon trigger alerts in EventPilot
Apple’s iBeacon™ technology is built into our EventPilot conference app and is available as an add-on module in all of our editions. The Location Alerts module allows meeting professionals to set up notification messages that are not just timed, but are triggered if the attendee is in […]
The Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF), the global community for mobile content and commerce, selected the sustainable EventPilot paperless meeting app as finalist in 2014 Meffys awards
Santa Rosa, Calif. – September 23, 2014 – ATIV Software’s EventPilot conference app today was named finalist for the 2014 Mobile Entertainment Forum Meffys Awards in the category Mobile Services. […]
Exciting new ways to communicate with your attendees using iBeacon™ and Beacons or GPS
Our dev team has been working hard to bring the latest in event technology to your conferences. We have implemented push notification support for indoor and outdoor locations, so that you can send location relevant messages to your attendees directly from within […]
To successfully implement a conference not only requires a great app people would want to download, but also that attendees actually know about it. Since they are usually busy professionals just like you and I, they probably don’t have their mind freed up for your conference until they are on their way to your venue.
The Apple Developer Program allows you to publish apps and install a proof version on your own devices before submission. All you need is a login (Apple ID) and completing an enrollment. Once the enrollment is complete, Apple will process the forms and send you an activation notice when they approve your application. Apple makes […]
With EventPilot, you have a lot of flexibility to add event related content from housing information to event hours to bus schedules or emergency contacts. Adding this content as HTML directly within your native event app offers great benefits:
searchable – included in Global Search
accessible either via banner on NOW screen or navigation tab
mobile optimized […]
The EventPilot conference app is a highly advanced mobile event app with many fields you can populate and customize. In this tutorial, we cover the different core detail views and which data field appears where in the view.
Data items can either be added and edited directly [...]