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Trending Topic: Facial Recognition at Events
Sep 10, 2018 by
Facial Recognition Technology: Is It Right for Your Event? Facial recognition isn’t a pipedream – it’s here and it’s powerful. With the ability to identify, personalize and pick up on attendees’ emotions, this software will be a game changer for most conventions and trade shows. Facial recognition is used today in social media, within smartphone payment apps and even at border security.  Most of us are being recorded daily, whether it is in an elevator, at the office, or on a convent...
What To Consider When Buying An Event Check-In App
Sep 10, 2018 by
6 Key Features of an Event Check-In App Speed. Security. Integration. Hardware. Distribution. Cost.     Conference registration is a two-part process. Registration software lets event organizers know which individuals plan to attend. Check-in software and devices confirm their arrival. In recent years, event check-in apps have flooded the market, such that it’s becoming more difficult to choose among the many options available. Due diligence in some key...
Infographic: 5 Reasons to Rent vs. Buy Office Equipment
Sep 05, 2018 by
Do you know why many businesses prefer to rent computers and office equipment rather than buying? We wanted to help business owners, IT professionals and anyone else who manages technology budgets to better understand the advantages of renting office technology, so we created the below infographic outlining 5 main reasons why renting can be better than buying: Agility and scalability. Renting allows you to execute faster and capitalize on opportunities before your competitors. The cost o...
Tips for Choosing a Projector for your Outdoor Event
Aug 16, 2018 by
The goal of any presentation is to provide attendees with an engaging, informative, and enjoyable experience. When your event is being held outdoors, there are certain features to look for in a projector to ensure that your presentation is a success. Images produced by a projector that is equipped to work indoors in an environment with controlled lighting will look pale and milky on an outdoor screen. Therefore, a model that can produce enough brightness and contrast to overcome most light p...
Top 10 Ways to Efficiently Rein in Your Meeting Spend
Aug 08, 2018 by
Ten Tips for Saving Money on Meetings Your annual conference is several months away, yet you are already feeling the pressure from management to reexamine the financials, one more time. In my twenty years of experience in this arena, here are ten creative methods anyone can use to keep their event investments in check. Review Last Year's Expenses and Cut at Least One Item by 10-15 Percent. Rank Order Your Expenses and Remove the Last Item. Identify General Budget Ranges and Sha...
5 Winning Charging Station Strategies for Indoor & Outdoor Events
Jul 27, 2018 by
Imagine experiencing one of the following scenarios… …You are at the end of your conference day and heading to the trade show floor. However, your cell phone is registering 7% battery life and you are faced with a choice: either return to your hotel room to recharge it or let the phone die. To complicate matters, you have a mandatory work conference call at 7 p.m. -- ninety minutes from now. …You are at a festival or outside event for several hours. You’ve been taking photos, p...
Your TV Pilot is Approved! A Guide to Selecting the Right Technology
Jul 10, 2018 by
Technology for the 2018-2019 Pilot Season The pilot season is upon us. When the network gives you the green light, everything and everyone must quickly shift into gear. If you are a new production assistant, or this is your first pilot, the thought of ordering equipment may be a bit overwhelming. We’re here to help. There are two key areas to focus on -- the accounting office and writers’ room. Below is a list of equipment needed in each area. In addition to the hardware, it’s vita...
Choosing The Best Projector For Your Meeting and Budget
Jul 09, 2018 by
What Projector Is Right for Me? Choosing a projector for an event is more complicated than it used to be. While the lamp-based technology of the 1990s is still in extensive use and cost-effective, it doesn't offer as much in the way of image quality compared to other types. On the other hand, the laser light source and digital light processing (DLP) models offer a wide range of performance and image-quality benefits, but they can eat through a budget. Choosing the best projector requires an und...
The Technology behind the 21st Century Legal War Room
Jun 25, 2018 by
Essential Legal War Room Technology Collaboration Applications & Devices. Reliable Internet Access. Best-in-class Presentation Tools. Basic Office Equipment. Legal War Room Software. “War Room,” a term made famous by Winston Churchill, Britain’s Prime Minister during the Second World War,[1] is a staple of the legal profession. Legal teams set up these temporary workplaces to delve deeply (without the usual distractions of an office) into the strategy and mechan...
Beyond Code, Why Summer Tech Camps are on the Rise (Part 2)
May 31, 2018 by
Believe it or not, summer tech camps have been around since the late 1970s. They were originally geared toward young men who were entering their senior year of high school and interested in the field of computer science. They were primarily on the east or west coast of the United States. Back then, you had displays attached to large computer systems or card readers that generated programming printouts. No games, no collaboration and most importantly…no fun. Fast forward to 2018. Summer t...
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