In this week’s summary of digital meetings, events, learning and community, Virtual Edge Institute’s Michael Doyle to participate in IMEX America Association Focus Program; INXPO adds social-networking functionality to Social Business TV and Virtual Events Platform; and Watchitoo unveils its new videoconferencing platform.
|Virtual Edge Institute’s Michael Doyle to Participate in IMEX America Association Focus Program
Michael Doyle, Founder and Executive Director, Virtual Edge Institute, will participate on a panel titled “The Strategic Impact of Digital Events on Meetings” at IMEX America Association Focus Program (October 8, 2012 in Las Vegas). Presented by ASAE, ICCA and PCMA, Association focus is a special education event exclusively for association executives.
The panel will explore how organizations can extend the reach of their events and meetings as well as increase ROI by leveraging latest technology innovations. “We anticipate it to be an interactive, informative discussion about the explosion of digital event technology and how it can be harnessed to extend content, branding and revenue opportunities,” said Doyle. Read more..
|INXPO Adds Social-Networking Functionality to Social Business TV and Virtual Events Platform
Virtual events and webcasting solutions vendor INXPO recently added social widgets to its virtual communication solutions (Social Business TV and Virtual Events Platform). The new social networking widgets will allow attendees of such Social Business TV programs, virtual events and webcasts to engage in live chat using popular social-media networks—such as Chatter Widget, Yammer Widget, Twitter Widget and LinkedIn Widget—to create a richer experience.
“All of our Social Widgets are available to any Social Business TV, online event or webcasting customer. With the deepest level of integration in our space, we enable customers to connect their rich media events and live Social Business TV broadcasts to their ongoing activity streams,” said Scott Kellner, INXPO CMO. Read more..
|Watchitoo Unveils its New Videoconferencing Platform
In an effort to meet businesses’ various communication and collaboration needs, video collaboration solutions provider Watchitoo unveiled its new web-based videochat platform called Playground. Powered by Watchitoo’s video collaboration platform, Playground allows up to 25 participants to video chat with built in file, desktop and link sharing.
Playground is completely browser based and requires no downloads and plugins. It is packed with features such instant messaging, youtube integration, and Facebook and Twitter connectivity. Read more..