Category Archives: Technology

Check in to Japan’s robot hotel

A fleet of 10 startlingly human-like robots are to be deployed, as members of staff at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Renowned for being at the forefront of technology, and having a love affair with

Check in to Japan’s robot hotel

A fleet of 10 startlingly human-like robots are to be deployed, as members of staff at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Renowned for being at the forefront of technology, and having a love affair with

London’s Love Byte: Tech Fest

It’s almost that time of year again when more than 200 independently run events are held alongside each other, putting London on the map as Europe’s leading technology hub. As London Technology Week (LTW) returns to the capital on 15-21

London’s Love Byte: Tech Fest

It’s almost that time of year again when more than 200 independently run events are held alongside each other, putting London on the map as Europe’s leading technology hub. As London Technology Week (LTW) returns to the capital on 15-21

Who needs people when you’ve got smart technology?

There is nothing else quite like it. Deadlines are looming and you can’t ask for an extension like you could back at school (although I may have tried this once too often with my teachers!) It doesn’t matter whether you’re

Who needs people when you’ve got smart technology?

There is nothing else quite like it. Deadlines are looming and you can’t ask for an extension like you could back at school (although I may have tried this once too often with my teachers!) It doesn’t matter whether you’re

Event tech hackathon

It seems that technology has changed the future of the events industry, so staying ahead of the game is crucial. #Eventprofs out there might have heard of a telethon. Some of you may have taken part in a marathon. But

Event tech hackathon

It seems that technology has changed the future of the events industry, so staying ahead of the game is crucial. #Eventprofs out there might have heard of a telethon. Some of you may have taken part in a marathon. But

The anonymous voter

What is this fear that makes people remain behind the bushes when answering questions – even if it is not a politically sensitive question? With the election held in May for example, why is that some prefer to remain silent

The anonymous voter

What is this fear that makes people remain behind the bushes when answering questions – even if it is not a politically sensitive question? With the election held in May for example, why is that some prefer to remain silent

What does 2015 have in store for event badging?

There are three acronyms that we just can’t seem to avoid in our events industry at the moment: – RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) – NFC (Near Field Communication) – UHF (Ultra High Frequency) As one of the front-runners in event

What does 2015 have in store for event badging?

There are three acronyms that we just can’t seem to avoid in our events industry at the moment: – RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) – NFC (Near Field Communication) – UHF (Ultra High Frequency) As one of the front-runners in event

The future delegate

Inspired by a tech article on the BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/3307471.stm), it got me thinking about our event tech future. Forget badges. Forget iBeacons. Forget anything you thought was a great way of tracking your visitors around the event. Why? Because you

The future delegate

Inspired by a tech article on the BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/3307471.stm), it got me thinking about our event tech future. Forget badges. Forget iBeacons. Forget anything you thought was a great way of tracking your visitors around the event. Why? Because you

Ugly tech will never work

Last night, news broke that Google was halting, indefinitely, sales on its Google Glass product. Google Glass was heralded as the start of a new era in wearable tech, with many in the events industry vocally throwing their support behind

Ugly tech will never work

Last night, news broke that Google was halting, indefinitely, sales on its Google Glass product. Google Glass was heralded as the start of a new era in wearable tech, with many in the events industry vocally throwing their support behind