2nd Screen Technology increases attendee engagement and extends message reach.
From crystal clear audio to stunning visual effects to imagery and lighting that take functions to a whole new level, these technologies have an impact on virtually every facet of an event from start to finish. Here, industry experts in the field of meeting and event technology offer insights and observations about what’s new and exciting for group functions in 2018 and beyond.
Jason Cataldi, CTS was interviewed for the “Technology Update” article that appears in the September/October 2017 edition of Mid-Atlantic Events Magazine.
Beacons have been around for a few years now, but have started to pick up steam in terms of adoption over the past year. Why is this important? Two big reasons: The Attendee Experience and DATA.
Virtual Reality has become “quite the craze” over the past year or so and I don’t expect the interest to decrease in the near future. It is unlike many other new technologies that have hit the market, such as 3D TV’s, etc. Technology companies have made Virtual Reality (VR) available to everyone, including those with limited budgets. This allows everyone to experience this immersive technology and experience the benefits of VR for themselves!
Hybrid meetings offer an innovative way to engage your audience. Here is a compilation of comments from meeting professionals regarding the advantages of blending live meetings with virtual interaction from attendees who cannot attend the meeting in-person.
It had been a couple weeks now I was trying to get four friends together to work on a project. One person said “How about Wednesday?” Two people responded, “Yes, that’s good for me”. Then the fourth responded, “No I can’t do that. How about Thursday?” That continued for a while until we agreed on a time. Then it started all over again when we had to agree on a location.