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Event tech: Five brand experiences that used holograms

From Sky’s 3D Sir David Attenborough to National Geographic’s holographic VR experience at SXSW, Event looks at the latest technology trends from the world of holograms.

National Geographic’s ‘Nat Geo Further Base Camp’ at SXSW

National Geographic worked with US-based agency Civic Entertainment Group and technology company Production Plus to create an interactive experience featuring a hologram of Einstein and his theories at this year’s SXSW.

More information: https://www.campaignlive.co.uk/event-tech-five-brand-experiences-used-holograms/%7Bsubjects%7D/article/1431174

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A GUIDE TO DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY

So, you’ve just bought your very first drone. You’ve flown it around. Gone fast, slow, up, down and generally mastered the controls.

So, what now?

You can keep flying around which is going to be fun, but you still have more options available to you.

Learning about the camera and its settings will help you take your drone experience to the next level.

More information: https://www.heliguy.com/blog/2017/09/22/a-guide-to-drone-photography/

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A Guide to Use Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at Events

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality has been creating the buzz ever since the launch of Oculus Rift. It was further followed by HTC vive and Google Glass which brought in a remarkable technological wave to excite the people. VR and AR are making a phenomenal impact in the event planning industry.

More information: https://webmobi.com/blog/using-augmented-virtual-reality-events-conferences-guide/

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10 Creative Ways to Integrate Virtual and Augmented Reality with Your Event

If you are an event prof, I am pretty sure that you haven’t missed the exciting yet confusing new trend of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for events. Blogs, newsletters, e-books, videos, everything surrounding the events industry talks about virtual reality and augmented reality these days.

VR and AR have emerged as some of the most exciting and innovative event technology trends in the last decade.

More information: https://medium.com/hubilo-officil-blog/10-creative-ways-to-integrate-virtual-and-augmented-reality-with-your-event-f500ddaa04dd

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The Importance of Audio Visual to a Successful Event

The importance of audio visual (AV) in delivering a successful event should not be underestimated.  It means the difference between another mundane corporate presentation and a real experience that leaves you with a lasting message.  In the current digital age, the opportunities are endless.

More information: http://www.icon-presentations.com/blog/bid/56321/The-Importance-of-Audio-Visual-to-a-Successful-Event

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AUDIENCE RESPONSE SYSTEMS – GET MORE FROM YOUR MEETINGS

During meetings and events, some of your audience’s attention will inevitably wander. The key to a successful conference is managing that attention and responding to it.

For many years, industry experts have regarded audience response systems as one of the most effective methods of gathering data on attendees and participants as well as retaining engagement. Whether you’re running a small-scale meeting or filling an entire conference centre, audience response systems can be tailored to provide the highest impact and give precise and timely feedback to conference organisers.

More information: https://fmav.ca/blog/audience-response-systems-get-more-from-your-meetings/

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Is Projection Mapping Right for My Event?

Live audiences these days are no longer impressed with a few flashing lights and fog machines. They demand show-stopping experiences that will remain with them, seared into their memories as a once-in-a-lifetime event. After all, with Hollywood dazzling ticket buyers with amazing 3D and special effects laden blockbusters, and mobile devices bringing endless media to consumers’ fingertips, people have high expectations when it comes to entertainment.

More information: https://www.ver.com/blog/is-projection-mapping-right-for-my-event/