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Month: May 2016

Summer Series Part 3: How to Use Video Walls at Outdoor Events
May 25, 2016 by
Video walls aren’t only used indoors during conferences, trade shows, or business meetings. They’re highly effective outdoors too. But creating video walls outside in the elements and sunlight in temporary settings like festivals, concerts, or sporting events requires more than hauling monitors out of the office and onto the fairway. With the right technology, event producers and participants can achieve some amazing results projecting their content onto video walls made for the outdoors. ...
Summer Series Part 2: WiFi for Production Services Outdoor
May 19, 2016 by
Getting wireless Internet access to an outdoor event (sometimes out in the middle of nowhere) is a multi-dimensional challenge. Simply tapping into the main Internet access point is only the first obstacle. Making sure that the individual user groups—production, medical services, media, vendors, security, ticket sales, food service, and others—get reliable, exclusive connectivity is more complex. Luckily, there’s a way to make sure that every group gets what it needs without wasting a sing...
Summer Events, Part 1: Elevate Attendee Experience and Engagement with RFID Technology
May 04, 2016 by
When it comes to summer events, radio-frequency technology—whether it’s RFID or NFC—is the new black (or tie dye). Whether you’re planning a music festival, a maker faire, or a lawn and garden show, wearables with embedded RF chips or tags open up a world of possibilities for organizers and attendees. The Basics: RFID vs. NFC Radio-frequency identification (RFID) and near-field communication (NFC) work similarly: When Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is used, inf...

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