Mobile Industry News

Collection of links to mobile industry information that can help event planners in their mobile conference app strategy.

Summer Special for Your Affiliate Events

Do you have affiliate or regional meetings with smaller budgets? Assist them and offer the same great event app you already have! Share modules and features you already bought and help them save. No effort on your side! Offer Details: Your affiliates, such as regional groups, associated organizations, or chapters, can purchase the Express Edition [...]

Summer Special for Your Affiliate Events 2018-08-02T18:02:26+00:00

Smart Automation in EventPilot Makes Attending Large Meetings Even Easier – Spring 2018 Release

EventPilot’s new features save your attendees time to navigate your ocean of content. Our developers have worked hard to improve your attendee experience and also to give #EventProfs new tools to generate revenue plus save time during app creation. “In the scientific meetings industry, there is nothing more important than researchers connecting with the right [...]

Smart Automation in EventPilot Makes Attending Large Meetings Even Easier – Spring 2018 Release 2018-04-25T21:44:40+00:00

7 Steps to Finding the Right App for Large Medical Conferences

Event apps are not equal and most are designed for small meetings. Large medical meetings with complex programs, abstracts, posters, CME, sub-sessions, presentations, symposia, partner organization meetings, etc. need more than an average event app. Especially when considering the scale of some medical meetings or scientific conferences. We are not talking about 100 sessions over [...]

7 Steps to Finding the Right App for Large Medical Conferences 2018-02-25T07:02:32+00:00

Real-Time Meeting Analytics

Make Educated Decisions Onsite with Real-Time Meeting Analytics Address issues now - don't wait until the next event EventPilot provides live meeting data to improve your event experience already during the conference. The comprehensive meeting analytics remove uncertainty so you can make educated data-driven decisions. Long before a post event report, you can learn about [...]

Real-Time Meeting Analytics 2018-04-16T18:23:06+00:00

EventPilot brings Attendee Traffic Heat Maps to your Expo & Instant Satisfaction Ratings – Release 2017

In time for the fall conference season, we have a new version of EventPilot ready for you! New event app features will give you unprecedented near real-time insights into attendee behavior and satisfaction level. The team has pushed the boundaries of technology yet again and has developed a highly advanced expo traffic heat map that [...]

EventPilot brings Attendee Traffic Heat Maps to your Expo & Instant Satisfaction Ratings – Release 2017 2018-02-25T07:02:32+00:00

EventPilot Scientific Search Engine & More – Fall Release 2016

Your medical and scientific events catalyze the biggest discoveries in our century. Some of the biggest discoveries come when researchers find that one bit of information that inspires their breakthrough. We are excited to play even a small role in one of those discoveries and want to ensure your attendees find what they are looking [...]

EventPilot Scientific Search Engine & More – Fall Release 2016 2018-02-25T07:02:33+00:00

Positioning and Routing like Google Maps for Events – but Indoors?

“I can’t believe it’s working!” was the first user comment I heard for seeing the little blue dot on the huge expo floor plan in the conference app. We recently set up an indoor positioning and routing system for Digestive Disease Week, the world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, [...]

Positioning and Routing like Google Maps for Events – but Indoors? 2018-02-25T07:02:33+00:00

What do event attendees want most?

If you are wondering if you are meeting the needs of your attendees when it comes to #eventtech, a recent survey provides the answers in the article: What Do Event Attendees Want Most? Top 3 Attendee Needs at Events 1. Wi-Fi Wi-Fi cost seems to be decreasing while speed and reliability are increasing. Venues continue [...]

What do event attendees want most? 2018-02-25T07:02:33+00:00

Introducing EventPilot Winter 2016 Release

A New Version for 2016and a New Module: Peer Finder New: Peer Finder Privacy is key: Find and connect with other professionals without emails. Populated with your registration data, attendees can quickly get in touch with the right people. Learn more about Peer Finder. Engage with Speakers Enable direct communication between attendees and speakers without [...]

Introducing EventPilot Winter 2016 Release 2018-02-25T07:02:33+00:00

iOS Dominates App Use in Medical & Scientific

The latest Gartner market report on devices has received some press. And it shows a worldwide picture of smartphone market share that is quite different from what we are seeing on a daily basis with our EventPilot meeting apps. Smartphones remain a hot commodity with a double digit growth compared to last year and 1.4 [...]

iOS Dominates App Use in Medical & Scientific 2018-02-25T07:02:33+00:00

Conference App Update 2015

Introducing Our New VersionSummer 2015 App Update Indoor Positioning The conference app pinpoints the attendee’s location on custom geo-mapped floor plans of the vast poster or expo halls inside the conference centers. Available as add-on Module. Schedule Improvements Only EventPilot offers the interactive timetable view and it's now even faster and easier to use with [...]

Conference App Update 2015 2018-02-25T07:02:36+00:00

#EventTech Micro Drone 3.0: Aerial Video Capture of Your Event Made Easy

Areal footage of your event does not require large budgets or expensive professional services. Micro Drone 3.0 has just been launched on IndieGoGo and is planning to ship the first drones as early as November. This new Micro Drone looks ideal to capture amazing aerial video footage of your conference or meeting. At only $125 [...]

#EventTech Micro Drone 3.0: Aerial Video Capture of Your Event Made Easy 2018-02-25T07:02:37+00:00

Best features in iOS 9 for your conference app users

Apple's announcement of the new operating system iOS 9 will offer great benefits for your conference attendees that are using an event app. Let's review some of the exciting upcoming improvements that are going to make a difference to your users. Longer Battery Life A device's battery is your weakest link in taking advantage of [...]

Best features in iOS 9 for your conference app users 2018-02-25T07:02:37+00:00

Apple Watch: the Perfect Companion to Your Conference App

At medical and scientific conferences, the majority of attendees tend to be physicians who already use iOS devices and could soon be receiving an Apple Watch from their hospital. With the focus on health-related functionality, the Apple Watch is generating buzz in the healthcare industry: an app for doctors to talk to each other easily, [...]

Apple Watch: the Perfect Companion to Your Conference App 2018-02-25T07:02:37+00:00

Tip: Send Confirmation Email on Google Form Submission

If you are using Google forms for your conference surveys, you can enhance the form submission experience by sending a confirmation email that may contain more information about your next meeting. Simply follow the steps in the video below to have your form send an email to the respondent upon submission. Try it out and [...]

Tip: Send Confirmation Email on Google Form Submission 2018-02-25T07:02:37+00:00

Interesting #EventTech & Apps for #EventProfs

A wide variety of event apps and third party technology can help meeting planners and event professionals to increase efficiency, stay better organized, and create a more engaging experience for attendees. Below you'll find a list of apps or meeting and event technology that caught our attention - we'll keep adding over time so bookmark [...]

Interesting #EventTech & Apps for #EventProfs 2018-02-25T07:02:37+00:00

‘FREAK’ Security Flaw

You may have seen in the news that a new security vulnerability, called the 'Freak' security flaw, has been found in the SSL encryption that browsers and websites use to transmit secure data and impacts 10% of the internet’s top sites as well as Safari for iOS and desktops, Chrome for Android and desktops, Internet [...]

‘FREAK’ Security Flaw 2015-03-09T19:13:56+00:00

FCC releases advisory: Wi-Fi blocking is prohibited!

Yesterday, the FCC released an enforcement advisory that Wi-Fi blocking, with which Marriott made news last year, is prohibited and everyone interfering with personal networks or hotspots will be investigated. Read the notice This is great news for event professionals and meeting planners since too many venues are still charging extremely high fees for dismal [...]

FCC releases advisory: Wi-Fi blocking is prohibited! 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

Busted: Hotels not allowed to block Wi-Fi networks from mobile-device hotspots

FCC fines Marriott for blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Marriott made big news for our industry this month: Hotels are not allowed to block personal hotspots and Marriott got fined $600,000 for doing so. The hotel charged exorbitant fees of $250-$1,000 per device to use the Gaylord Wi-Fi service in [...]

Busted: Hotels not allowed to block Wi-Fi networks from mobile-device hotspots 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

EventPilot® Conference App Enables Augmented Reality for Meetings and Events

Meeting planners can use the scientific and medical conference app EventPilot to drive attendee engagement with leading Layar Augmented Reality Santa Rosa, Calif. - October 16, 2014 ATIV Software’s EventPilot conference app offers the latest in event technology with the integrated world leading Layar Augmented Reality (AR) SDK. Meeting planners can create a seamless Augmented [...]

EventPilot® Conference App Enables Augmented Reality for Meetings and Events 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00