Archiv für den Monat: Juni 2013

Interactive Cologne: Mit HTML5 und Digital Signage dabei!

Interactive_cologneErstmals findet vom 17. bis zum 23. Juni in Köln die „Interactive Cologne“ statt, als Konferenz der regionalen Internetwirtschaft. Workshops mit Programmierern und Hackern, Elevator Pitches für Startups und spannende Vorträge rund um zahlreiche aktuelle Themen aus der Internetökonomie machen das Event vom Start weg zu einer erfolg- und einflussreichen Sache.

Die Veranstaltung, bei der ich gestern das Thema HTML5 und Digital Signage präsentieren durfte, wird von der Initiative Web de Cologne getragen und steht unter dem Motto „Hack Tech Biz Creativity“. Und tatsächlich, es ging sehr kreativ zu, dem Event gelang es auf Anhieb, alle relevanten Leute aus dem regionalen Internetbusiness anzusprechen. Ich hatte sehr gute Gespräche und begegnete vielen bekannten Gesichtern. Im Foyer der Trinitaskirche haben Hacker spannende Projekte vorgestellt. Das Ambiente der Trinitaskirche inmitten der Stadt bildete einen schönen Kontrapunkt zu den digitalen Visionen für die Zukunft. Da passte es sehr gut, das eher unbekannte Thema Digital Signage vorzustellen. Denn vielen ist nicht klar, dass Digital Signage auf Internettechnologien setzt und die Inhalte wie auf Webseiten per Content Management System verwaltet und verteilt werden. Gerade kompas setzt seit jeher auf HTML, so dass die neuen Entwicklungen mit HTML5 einen großen Einfluss auf die Digital Signage Branche haben werden und wir mit kompas gut dafür gerüstet sind, da es zur DNA von dimedis gehört, stets auf Internettechnologien zu setzen und proprietäre Formate zu vermeiden.

Hier mein Vortrag:

 HTML5 wird das Internet und damit auch Digital Signage dominieren

Das Fazit des Vortrages lässt sich leicht zusammenfassen:

  • HTML 5 wird das Internet dominieren
  • Kunden werden das als Standard erwarten
  • Digital Signage muss auf HTML 5 setzen
  • Standardisierung wird Digital Signage Boom bescheren
  • Agenturen können Kampagnen plattformunabhängig besser planen und Digital Signage einfacher integrieren

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Autor: Ibrahim Mazari

UFI Open Seminar in Malmö: FairMate presents the new business case with Stockholmsmässan for the first time

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UFI is the worldwide association for the fair business. Many relevant topics are discussed in regular meetings and conferences to promote the business. This will be the case in Malmö, too. Between 17 and 19 June the representatives of all European trade fair companies will attend the UFI Open Seminar in Malmö to discuss the trends and developments within the market. That is an ideal moment to showcase the newest project by dimedis. Besides the fact that dimedis is one of the sponsors of UFI Malmö, the general manager Wilhelm Halling and the division manager exhibition solutions Klaus Friedrich Meier are keen to have an intensive discussion about topics like visitor management and admission tools for fairs and events. Both invite the participants to learn more about FairMate and the current business case of Stockholmsmässan.

 

The newest FairMate project with Stockholmsmässan

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Copyright: Stockholmsmässan/ Fotograf Om Bilden

The current FairMate project was developed together with Stockholmsmässan after an intense collaboration with many challenges. Stockholmsmässan has modernised its visitor management infrastructure and with the start of the upcoming trade fair Formex FairMate goes full steam ahead. Users may register online and buy tickets for Formex from the FairMate online shop. Formex visitors now are able to use touchscreen service stations to register on site. At Formex, Stockholmsmässan will use FairMate cash points, FairMate Compact and additional mobile handheld scanners for admission. „The cooperation between dimedis and Stockholmsmässan is really intense and includes many departments. We are very happy to see that FairMate was part of the modernisation process to improve the visitor management. FairMate delivers a complete and broad solution integrating registration, ticketing, on site solutions like cash points, self check-in and admission control and in addition tools and statistics for better target marketing. A lot of energy went into this project and we are glad and thankful that we could develop and introduce new features and improvements for FairMate together with our partner Stockholmsmässan“, says Henrik Tonn-Eichstädt, project manager FairMate at dimedis GmbH. 92 touchscreen service stations on site allow for fast and simple self check-in. Stockholmsmässan decided to install 40 FairMate cash points and 10 FairMate Compact to manage the admission. Handheld scanners allow fast, flexible and unrestricted mobile use at any location and are a good addition to the FairMate Compacts.

FairMate Compact im Einsatz

FairMate Compact

New features with the start of Formex

For the Stockholmsmässan project, dimedis has extended the functions of FairMate in many ways. Exhibitors and visitors of the future events, starting with the Formex trade fair, will see new features like new online exhibitor services where exhibitors can register their booth staff, manage invitations and use FairMate’s mobile services like the Lead Tracker App. Furthermore the payment with credit cards at the FairMate cash points is easier and safer than ever thanks to optimized communication between the FairMate system and the card terminal. Fairmate PoS-terminals integrate with the latest standard card terminals ensuring safe and secure card payments.  Stockholmsmässan will invest more to expand the capacity of the FairMate system and to manage all their fairs with FairMate in the future.

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Helena Nilsson (Stockholmsmässan)

”We have chosen FairMate because we have understood the advantages of having control over the visitor data from beginning to end, from registration to badge production to admission on site. We can use this data to improve our fairs and to attract the relevant target groups. The functionality that FairMate offers helps us improve our service to satisfy both exhibitors‘ and visitors‘ needs” says Helena Nilsson, marketing & communications director at Stockholmsmässan.

 

 

 

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