Posts Tagged: event professionals

The Most Common Technology Failures and How We Should Avoid Them

The Most Common Technology Failures and How We Should Avoid Them

May 18, 2018

That’s right…I said we. Meaning your organization and mine. Some of the problems described below have easy fixes, while others require more prudent planning. I’m certain that you’ve experienced all of them — either hosting or attending an event. The most common problems fall into four categories: Sound, Projector, Presentation and Lighting. Sound Microphone Problems […]

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What Event Planners can Learn from Super Bowl Tech Planning

What Event Planners can Learn from Super Bowl Tech Planning

February 9, 2018

Last Sunday, approximately 65,000 fans crammed into U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to watch Super Bowl LII. Regardless of whether they rooted for the Eagles or the Patriots, most participants had something in common: they were connected to the world through their mobile devices. Here is a brief synopsis of how technology was used that […]

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The Computing Power Required for Virtual Reality Rentals

The Computing Power Required for Virtual Reality Rentals

June 12, 2017

  Virtual reality (VR for short) is a new and exciting field of technology which can be used to greatly improve your next event. However, to experience virtual reality you need more than just a virtual reality headset rental, you also need something to run the headset. And that something will be different depending on […]

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Finding the Right Live Streaming Application for Your Next Event

Finding the Right Live Streaming Application for Your Next Event

April 24, 2017

The research is in: Video is the way consumers are going to continue to consume data. In 2015, the number of video posts per person increased 75% as compared to 2014 and by 2019, video will account for 80% of all global internet traffic, according to Cisco. From Facebook Live to Kanvas, understanding how live […]

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Is Twitter a Part of Your Event Engagement Strategy?

Is Twitter a Part of Your Event Engagement Strategy?

April 12, 2017

  When I speak to most professionals about social platforms they seem to reside in one of two main camps when concerning Twitter – they either love it or they don’t understand it. But Twitter, even with its 140-character boundary, can be a very effective communication tool for your next event. Twitter is an organic […]

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Alex Plaxen – WHY, the Social Media Tribe Power You Need to Amplify Experience

Alex Plaxen – WHY, the Social Media Tribe Power You Need to Amplify Experience

March 8, 2017

Rentacomputer.com is asking industry leaders to share one key ACTION,  STRATEGY or IDEA they feel planners need to do our jobs more effectively. Each is designed to give you usable, repeatable technique to make your work better and easier. Our next featured influencer–Alex Plaxen–is an innovative social media expert. March Influencer – Alex Plaxen Alex […]

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