Frequently Asked Questions about Audience Response:
Audience response is an exciting technology that has many uses, applications and possibilities. Below you will find our audience response question systems FAQs to help answer your questions. Please feel free to let us know if you have any additional questions – we are always happy to share our ARS knowledge with our customers.
What is an Audience Response System?
An Audience Response System (ARS) allows groups of people to vote on a topic or answer a question. Each person has a wireless keypad with which selections can be made. Each keypad communicates with a computer via receivers, which captures the data.
What is the best use of the Audience Response System?
This is probably our most frequently asked audience response question. The answer depends on what you want to accomplish with the system. Visit our Best Practices page to learn more about ARS and what it can do for you.
Why would using an Audience Response System be beneficial?
Interactive communication immediately captures your audience’s attention and keeps them interested longer. Get feedback, create meaningful dialog and promote team building all with using audience response systems. Capture data and breakdown the responses through a myriad of reporting options.
How is Audience Response incorporated into the meeting?
Padgett Communications supplies the keypads, receivers and the necessary personnel to operate ARS. Once onsite, we interface with audiovisual equipment already present, test the system and backup systems and make ourselves available for rehearsals.
How many answer choices can each question have?
The number of answer choices depends on the Audience Response keypad being utilized. The Worldwide keypad allows for up to 10 answer choices.
How long does it take to display the results?
After a set time – or when all participants have answered – the system captures the data and tabulates the results. Typically, the results are instantly made available for display via a bar graph.
Can you provide a demonstration of the Audience Response System?
Yes, we are happy to show-off the system and its capabilities. Together, we would decide on a date that is convenient to both parties.
Is the Audience Response System available for purchase?
Yes, we do sell the Audience Response System. For pricing information, please fill out a Quote Request form or call us at 888-233-4724.
Do you have a vendor in my area?
Many of our competitors rely on freelance temporary labor for their on-site support staff, in order to give you the impression that they have multiple offices or locations around the country. Our offices are located in Tampa, FL; however we have probably provided our services in your area. Check out our Cities & States page to see where we’ve been. Keep in mind that if your city isn’t listed it doesn’t mean we don’t travel there.
What do I need to do to get started?
Give us a call at 888-233-4724 or fill out a Quote Request form. All we need to know is how many wireless keypads you need, how many days you require the Audience Response System and where the event/meeting is taking place. Once we have that information, we will send you a proposal specific to your needs.
Do you have a question that was not addressed in our audience response systems FAQs? Please give us a call!