Seven event tech stories

Event rounds up the latest developments in event technology, including Engage Productions' new holographic kit and app developer Zkipster's new zSocial product.

New event tech includes Holo and zSocial
New event tech includes Holo and zSocial

Mobile microsite provider has partnered with web development platform Wix. Wix users can incorporate event tech directly into their websites without having to create a new mobile or desktop platform.

Clic+, a trade show for event organisers took place this month, featuring tech workshops. Electronics company Panasonic introduced delegates to the latest tools, while 'Networking - the latest gadgets explained' was delivered by Blendology.

Guestlist app developer Zkipster has launched zSocial, which allows event planners to integrate their Twitter promotions on one platform. When a guest checks in with the app, event hosts will be able to send tweets directly to their smartphones.

DB Systems' Event Networks delivered one of Europe's largest temporary networks at the Farnborough Airshow, enabling exhibitors, security personnel, ticketing staff, visitors and media to stay in touch throughout the event.

Wearable tech company Sendrato worked with radio frequency identification pioneer Intellitix to create digital pass wristbands for Belgium festival Tomorrowland. As well as having near-instant access to the festival site, wearers could send their contact details to each other by simultaneously pressing a heart-shaped button.

Mobile positioning company Crowd Connected unveiled its real-time technology at Wireless Festival. It used code embedded in the festival's mobile apps to produce a crowd density heat map of occupancy and dwell time across the site.

Interactive technology company Engage Productions has unveiled its latest range of holographic kit: the two-metre-tall Holo and the world's first 360 deg hologram. The company specialises in interactive technologies for branded environments.

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