New event technologies are cropping up every day and it can be hard to keep track. That’s why we’ve compiled a few of our favorites into this one article. These technologies are easy to implement and provide fun ways to ‘tech up’ your next event.
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Cell Phone Charging Stations – Attendees generally have a packed schedule at events and are on the go from the early morning until dinner time. With such a busy day of sessions, browsing the exhibit hall, and networking, it’s a safe bet that your cell phone battery isn’t going to make it through the day. Companies like InCharged make it easy to provide cell phone charging stations to attendees at your event. These stations provide a safe and efficient option for attendees to plug in their device and charge up the battery so they can stay longer and get the most out of your event. You can customize the graphics on the charging stations and even use them as a branding or sponsorship opportunity. With multiple products and types of charging stations to choose from, it is easy to find a solution that will fit right into your event.
Touchscreen Kiosks from Cloud Touch - Cloud Touch is a technology company which specializes in delivering interactive experiences on touchscreen kiosks. These large screen kiosks are designed to improve the attendee experience and elevate your event’s brand image. Cloud Touch large format touch use a cloud based management software allowing the event organizer to remotely control the content from anywhere. Kiosks can be rented for your event and used as wayfinders on the exhibit floor, to highlight speakers or sponsors, to browse the event agenda, and more. Touchscreen kiosks are the perfect tech solution to incorporate in to your next event.
Video Walls – A video wall is a series of screens tiled together to seamlessly display graphics, photos, or videos. Video wall displays can create an eye-catching and exciting element of tech for your attendees to experience. Consider using video walls to reiterate your event’s theme or your brand’s message to help engage your attendees. You can also use video walls to live stream different parts of your event, like the opening keynote speech. Video walls can be a great addition to your event to bring a wow factor for attendees to experience.
Interactive White Boards – Think of an interactive white board as an extension of your computer. Simply put, an interactive white board is a touchscreen computer that can be used in a variety of ways. Use interactive white boards to replace projector screens as a tech element at your event. These white boards can display presentations, record notes, play videos, and more. Try using interactive white boards in smaller sessions for group collaboration and brainstorming to get attendees involved and interacting with each other.
Facial Recognition – Facial recognition technology is still new to the industry but it is quickly becoming a popular tech element to include at events. Expo Logic recently started offering facial recognition technology as a solution for on-site registration and attendee check-in. Using images uploaded by attendees during the registration process, a camera setup at the registration kiosk on-site captures the attendee’s image and automatically recognizes them and prints their badge as they approach the kiosk. This technology is exciting for attendees and creates a more personal experience for them at check-in.
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Katie has a passion for marketing and writing. She enjoys learning about all aspects of events and sharing this knowledge through the Expo Logic Blog.