BlogExplore the evolution of event amplification and learn about emerging tools
Can Google Hangouts on Air be used effectively at conferences and events? In this post we describe how to use Google Hangouts in an event context and explore some of the potential issues for event organisers.
How can you take an amplified event to the next level and involve the remote audience directly in the live event? In this post we discuss how FOTE14 aims to do just that.
Could an app help to amplify audience questions? We review CrowdMics – a smartphone app based microphone system for conferences that aims to do just that.
‘Film it and they will watch’ is the prevailing strategy of many conference organisers. But could event video do more?
Can 4G mobile broadband offer reliable back up internet access for event amplifiers? We review our experiences with an EE 4G mobile wifi hotspot.
With the release of Twitter Analytics, we look at what it has to offer event amplifiers and whether there are better ways to get useful Twitter metrics.
In this tool review, we explore the potential of List.ly to open up a range of list-based opportunities for event amplification.
Live video streams don’t need to be fixed, heavy duty affairs confined to a main lecture space. Our new mobile live stream rig has been designed to allow more flexible live video stream coverage.
Can Twitter still be a disruptive power at an event? Some thoughts following our meeting with the organisers of SXSE London…
We review the potential for Mixlr to make live audio streaming a viable, low cost option for amplified events where video may not be possible or appropriate.
There are lots of factors involved in choosing the right venue for your event, but have you considered the impact of your venue on your event amplification plans?
PAYG live video streaming is dead. So what are alternatives for event organisers on a budget? We explore the options…
Hiring a specialist event amplifier can be costly. Find out how can you ensure that you get value for money when hiring a professional event amplifier.
Does an event live video stream need an “anchor person” to provide continuity announcements? Find out how we got on when we tried this at a recent event.
Are small events and workshops worth amplifying? We look at the impact of amplifying a series of small workshops and consider how this has added value over time.