Collection of links to mobile industry information that can help event planners in their mobile conference app strategy.
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 […]
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 [...]
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 […]
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 […]
We have just released a new video to showcase EventPilot’s benefits and features for conference and meeting planners.
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EventPilot is in the next round for the EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards 2013 and needs your vote to win. The online voting will close on Tuesday March 5th at 5pm PST. The votes will then count towards 50% of the decision to narrow down the 2 most successful entrants in each category.
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Corbin Ball’s 6th prediction for 2013 confirms a trend we have seen as well: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better. With attendees bringing multiple devices and sharing/consuming information throughout the conference, existing bandwidth often crawls to a halt, which causes a lot of attendee frustration.
While Wi-Fi is required for social media use […]
Today, the updated version of EventPilot Express has been approved by Apple to fully support the new iPhone 5 screen size and ensure the best user experience. New branded imagery options include the app launch screen and the horizontal event banner for iPhone 5 dimensions. All EventPilot conference apps now being submitted automatically include support […]
IAEE releases white paper: Wi-Fi and Mobile Challenges in the Exhibitions and Events Industry
Reading the white paper by IAEE, not much seems to have changed during the past 5 years when it comes to Internet access at venues – it’s too limited and too expensive. Demand will only increase with the expected rise in tablet […]
EventPilot Web Version is ready for AT&T’s launch of the new Nokia Lumia 900
While the smartphone marketplace is very well established with Android (50%+) and iOS (30%), AT&T is making some waves with its new Lumia 900. If your attendees are showing up with a Lumia, no worries: Each EventPilot conference app implementation includes a […]
Best business job, but stressful! EventPilot conference apps can help alleviate some of the stress
While Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner was picked as the best business job of 2012, it is also the 6th most stressful.
Here are a few tips that can make your life easier:
1. Save time: Go paperless
Skip printing completely. This saves many [...]
The new iPad 3 is taking off and according to Apple sold more than 3 million in 4 days! We have tested EventPilot on our new shiny iPad 3 and the graphics look beautiful. Your attendees will be thrilled viewing the session PowerPoint slides during the sessions on the nice screen.