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The Cost of Redundancy vs The Cost of Failure – Pokémon GO Fest

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BY ALLEN COOK / TOURtech CEO & Founder Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago didn’t.  All weekend long colleagues were sending me emails about the event tragedy unfolding in Grant Park, but I already knew all about it – TOURtech was there.  In fact, many of them had seen the video of Niantic’s CEO getting booed and heckled which was streamed flawlessly over our network via Twitch. I have spoken at…

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Temporary WiFi and Internet Play Important Roles in “Festivalization” of Corporate Events

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It’s no secret that festivals around the world have experienced and enjoyed a surge in attendance from their communities. From film to food & wine to music, attendees are swarming from areas near and far to experience these cultures in a festival environment. Big brands are taking notice and have already begun to “festivalize” events in hopes of attracting consumers and seamlessly inserting products into their lives. Festivalization is a…

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A Sinefa Case Study on TOURtech’s Network Monitoring Solution

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In 2015, TOURtech partnered with Sinefa to monitor its networks and shape their use. The results redefined what was possible in a temporary setting and raised the bar on high-quality, optimal-performance networking — so much so, that Sinefa produced a case study about our use of their product, the challenges we face and the results we are able to reach in short timeframes. Rock-solid networks, optimized to their highest level of performance,…

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7 Ways to Use Digital Signage at Your Next Event

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Take your event to the next level with Digital Signage! By simply replacing your boring, static signage with compelling content, you can keep your attendees moving in the right direction and informed throughout your event.  In the list below, we show you 7 ways to use digital signage at your next event. First, what exactly is “Digital Signage?”  Digital signage is a sub-segment of the signage industry which uses LCD, LED, and…

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TOURtech Partners with FestForums Santa Barbara for “15 Summit”

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New York, NY, May 11, 2017– Today TOURtech’s founder & CEO, Allen Cook, announced that the company will be kicking off a year-long celebration of its fifteen years in event production with a special business & technology summit – TOURtech 15 Summit – at industry conference FestForums in Santa Barbara this November 16-18, 2017. “The Summit gives us a chance to celebrate alongside the people who helped us get…

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Crew Profile: Paulo Joaquim

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In this Crew Profile, we are throwing the spotlight on Paulo Joaquim, arguably TOURtech’s best self-taught Network Engineer and Crew Chief. The Beginning. Like many of our contractors, Paulo’s early start in the production industry began with audio.  He studied audio engineering at the University of Hartford and also completed a show production degree at Fullsail University. Paulo went on to work in the touring industry with tours such…

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TOURtech Announces POWERpinger™

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A Power Monitoring Solution For Events RALEIGH, NC:  Event WiFi services provider, TOURtech, has announced POWERpinger™.  It’s the latest addition to TOURtech’s proprietary InSite Dashboard Network Management System and extends InSite’s proactive monitoring capabilites to electrical power.  POWERpinger™ is an IP addressable, in-line device that signals an alarm if the incoming electrical power is disrupted. Rapid identification and resolution of root cause of failures are critical in supporting modern…

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