Mobile Industry News

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

ATIV Software’s EventPilot® conference app receives honorable mention in EIBTM Technology Awards

With innovative iBeacon™ location-based features, EventPilot medical meeting app in top four meetings & events industry technology awards Santa Rosa, Calif. - October 14, 2014 - The EventPilot medical conference app received an honorable mention today as number three in the top four event technologies in the 2014 EIBTM Technology Watch Award for the meetings [...]

ATIV Software’s EventPilot® conference app receives honorable mention in EIBTM Technology Awards 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

Technology Award – Supporting Links

The only conference app specifically designed for medical and scientific meetings Find out what makes our scientific meeting app different. Finding Sessions is Key to Success Attendees install apps for one reason: to build their schedule. We ensure that EventPilot helps attendees find exactly what they are looking for, even if they make spelling errors. [...]

Technology Award – Supporting Links 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

iBeacon and GPS push notifications in EventPilot Conference Apps

Exciting new ways to communicate with your attendees using iBeacon™ and Beacons or GPS Our dev team has been working hard to bring the latest in event technology to your conferences. We have implemented push notification support for indoor and outdoor locations, so that you can send location relevant messages to your attendees directly from [...]

iBeacon and GPS push notifications in EventPilot Conference Apps 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

Vote for EventPilot to win EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards 2013

EventPilot is in the next round for the EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards 2013 and needs your vote to win. The online voting will close on Tuesday March 5th at 5pm PST. The votes will then count towards 50% of the decision to narrow down the 2 most successful entrants in each category. [...]

Vote for EventPilot to win EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards 2013 2018-02-25T07:02:45+00:00

Predictions for 2013: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better.

Corbin Ball's 6th prediction for 2013 confirms a trend we have seen as well: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better. With attendees bringing multiple devices and sharing/consuming information throughout the conference, existing bandwidth often crawls to a halt, which causes a lot of attendee frustration. While Wi-Fi is required for social media [...]

Predictions for 2013: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better. 2018-02-25T07:02:45+00:00

EventPilot fully supports iPhone 5

Today, the updated version of EventPilot Express has been approved by Apple to fully support the new iPhone 5 screen size and ensure the best user experience. New branded imagery options include the app launch screen and the horizontal event banner for iPhone 5 dimensions. All EventPilot conference apps now being submitted automatically include support [...]

EventPilot fully supports iPhone 5 2018-02-25T07:02:45+00:00

Native vs. Web App is Key Decision since Wi-Fi at venues is too expensive and not meeting demands

IAEE releases white paper: Wi-Fi and Mobile Challenges in the Exhibitions and Events Industry Reading the white paper by IAEE, not much seems to have changed during the past 5 years when it comes to Internet access at venues - it's too limited and too expensive. Demand will only increase with the expected rise in [...]

Native vs. Web App is Key Decision since Wi-Fi at venues is too expensive and not meeting demands 2018-02-25T07:02:46+00:00

Conference App on new Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7

EventPilot Web Version is ready for AT&T's launch of the new Nokia Lumia 900 While the smartphone marketplace is very well established with Android (50%+) and iOS (30%), AT&T is making some waves with its new Lumia 900. If your attendees are showing up with a Lumia, no worries: Each EventPilot conference app implementation includes [...]

Conference App on new Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7 2018-02-25T07:02:47+00:00

5 tips to reduce stress for event planners with the help of EventPilot

Best business job, but stressful! EventPilot conference apps can help alleviate some of the stress   While Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner was picked as the best business job of 2012, it is also the 6th most stressful. Here are a few tips that can make your life easier:   1. Save time: Go paperless [...]

5 tips to reduce stress for event planners with the help of EventPilot 2018-02-25T07:02:47+00:00

EventPilot conference app looks beautiful on iPad 3

The new iPad 3 is taking off and according to Apple sold more than 3 million in 4 days! We have tested EventPilot on our new shiny iPad 3 and the graphics look beautiful. Your attendees will be thrilled viewing the session PowerPoint slides during the sessions on the nice screen.

EventPilot conference app looks beautiful on iPad 3 2018-02-25T07:02:47+00:00

New version of EventPilot creates better experience for conference attendees

Specific new features for medical meetings! We are excited to launch our new version of EventPilot with some great features that make event planner's lives easier and give medical and scientific meeting attendees more control over managing massive event programs. Smart Filters The smart filter functionality allows users to create manageable lists of choices that [...]

New version of EventPilot creates better experience for conference attendees 2018-02-25T07:02:47+00:00

iOS Corporate Data Use Surpasses BlackBerry

The drop in use of BlackBerry has been visible in the events industry as well where meeting attendees of professional association are switching to iOS/Android. When attending events, we have seen a lot of corporate attendees with issued BlackBerry devices also carrying an iPad or Android device for personal use, latest data for large companies [...]

iOS Corporate Data Use Surpasses BlackBerry 2018-02-25T07:02:50+00:00