Explore the evolution of event amplification and learn about emerging tools
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.
How can you reduce the risk of getting hit by the event hash tag spammers? In this post, we explore some of the ways to reduce the impact of hash tag spam.
Should academics be discouraged from live-tweeting conferences, or should speakers be more aware that their comments may be broadcast online? We reflect on the #Twittergate debate.