US-based NexTech, the first publicly traded ‘pure-play’ AR company, has acquired virtual events webcaster Jolokia.com. The new combination is set to roll out AR conferences. Jolokia’s customers include, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, Toyota, Viacom, Polycom and its platform generated US$1m in SaaS revenue for 2019. The transaction was an all stock purchase with an initial payment to Jolokia shareho...
Remote interpreting platform for the events business, Interprefy, has secured an additional CHF1.8m (US$1.83m) in funding and the company expects the events industry to grow massively despite the impact of the coronavirus as organisers move meetings online. Swiss-based Technologiefonds has injected the latest investment, which comes on top of the existing CHF1.2m Interprefy had previously receive...
Reed’s IBTM Events has launched, 24 March, a new online platform, IBTM Connect, as a global online resource hub for business events professionals to access and share knowledge and practical guidance.
Live events may be dormant, but the events industry is still hard at work. Each week, Mash Media will be publishing a list of live virtual events and webinars aimed at helping the events industry navigate the Covid19 crisis.
As the majority of people are now working at home, and with no live events able to run, the events industry continues to demonstrate its creativity to keep content rolling. As the industry remains mothballed, it is the ideal time to develop knowledge.
Global event technology platform Ungerboeck is making its 2020 Ungerboeck Unite EMEA Conference a virtual event.
Coronavirus quarantine did not stop primary school children from Nagano in Japan celebrating their graduation. Their answer? They built a virtual graduation ceremony - on Minecraft!
GES, a global full-service provider for live events, has secured ISO 27001 certification, recognising its achievements in data security.
A new report commissioned by Epson says that 50% of UK consumers want to physicaly participate in events, not just watch them.