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How to Successfully Leverage a Live Polling App

Event management apps are flooding the marketplace, promising event planners an easy way to manage and successfully deliver their events. With the sheer range of apps available, it’s difficult – not to mention time-consuming – to identify the best event management app for your needs. If you’re looking for a mobile app for events, the answer is quite simple – a live polling app can provide a range of features that will help make your event a success.

More information: http://blog.etouches.com/event-tech/how-to-successfully-leverage-a-live-polling-app/

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The Event Organizer’s Comprehensive Guide to RFID Technology

Want to tap into the tech that could transform your event?

You can use RFID wristbands and badges to make paper tickets, long entry lines, and even wallets a thing of the past at your event. This guide will help you decide whether to invest in RFID for your event — and how to get the most from the technology if you do.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/academy/rfid-technology-events/

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Will Virtual Reality Help or Hurt Live Music?

Virtual reality was once the domain of gamers and nerds, but it’s now transforming all areas of entertainment — including music. Experts estimate that virtual reality (or “VR”) will grow into a $30 billion industry by 2020, and we have the music industry to (partially) thank.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/will-virtual-reality-help-or-hurt-live-music-ds00/

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Spotlight on: Virtual reality at the Tribeca Film Festival

While virtual reality has been around for decades, its recent growth has been explosive. In fact, there will be an estimated 6 million virtual reality users by the end of this year, according to a recent Deutsche Bank report. So how could the rise of virtual reality impact your live event?

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/virtual-reality-tribeca-film-festival-ds00/

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7 Quick Questions to Find the Right Event Management App

From check-in to guest list management, there’s a lot to consider when it comes evaluating event apps. How can you choose the right app for your event?

To separate the “must-haves” from the bells and whistles, keep these seven key questions in mind — better yet, ask your event app provider for the answers.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/questions-event-management-app-ds0d/

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Evaluating Event Apps: How to Separate Features From Gimmicks

Event apps are more than just a digital version of your event guide. They allow attendees to personalize their event journey and get the most out of your event. And through them, you can create meaningful engagement for you and your sponsors.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/evaluating-event-apps-how-to-separate-features-from-gimmicks-ds00/

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Apple is Betting Big on This Hot Tech — Why You Should, Too

Thanks to cool gadgetry and techno-wizardry, augmented reality (AR) generates a lot of buzz in and out of the tech world. While it’s often referred to as a game-changer within the gaming space, AR is quickly becoming a reality-changer with far-reaching potential that moves from games into our daily lives. And, of course, events.

More information: http://freemanxp.com/insights/blog/apple-is-betting-big-on-this-hot-tech-why-you-should-too/

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VR for Baby Boomers

Conventional wisdom. It tells us that if you aren’t targeting a spring chicken, the latest technology breakthroughs should be left by the wayside.

True or false?

According to Diana Kurnit of AARP, totally false. So how does she do it? Before we get there, let me set the stage. Afterward you’ll think about AARP in a whole new way.

More information: http://freemanxp.com/insights/blog/vr-for-baby-boomers/

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Apple Cements VR Future For Events

When Apple speaks, the world sits up and listens. At this year’s WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference) in San Jose, Apple is talking VR (Virtual Reality). If you’re not listening, you should be. The crux of the VR announcement is an update to the Apple Mac operating system, which Apple is calling High Sierra. High Sierra is an extension of OS X Sierra with greatly increased capability for VR.

Read more at http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/apple-vr-future-events#BhFoH2BItckwcCBJ.99