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Attendees are using their smartphones during presentations and meetings, so it makes sense to embrace the screen as an engagement tool. Usable on any mobile device, second screen technology increases learning and provides insight into attendee behavior and interests.
Attendees can use this tech to follow slide presentations, participate with quizzes and polls, take notes, and engage in text-based Q&A. They can also view graphs, tables, videos, and other content; and follow website and social media links.
What this trend means for event planners
Since improving the attendee experience is part of an event planner’s job, second screen tech moves the needle in a positive direction. Any speaker can keep an audience attentive and engaged with this technology, leading to good reviews and a successful event.
What this trend means for event venues
For speeches and seminars in large meeting rooms, it’s essential that attendees can hear, see, and interact with speakers. Supporting second screen tech for presentations is much less expensive than making physical upgrades that aren’t in the budget.
Second screen in action
This video by Core-apps offers a preview of their Conference Notes second screen technology that allows attendees to bookmark slides, add notes, and share notes with colleagues:
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