Before you risk your reputation on the functionality of an iPhone or Android-based smart phone, consider the reliable, versatile audience polling devices from Padgett Communications. While it might make sense on the surface to take advantage of the ubiquitous nature of smart phones – especially among people who move in technically savvy circles – it is important to know that there are some very real potential drawbacks to implementing smartphone voting for your next conference or event.
To begin with, smartphones as audience polling devices really only work for you if every attendee has the same brand of phone. But there are Android people, and there are iPhone people, and (almost) never the twain shall meet. There also might be BlackBerry people, although those are becoming more scarce, and other smartphone platforms such as Windows are beginning to take hold. So, it’s probably best to avoid going the smartphone route unless you are willing to pay to supply every attendee with the exact same type of device, for planning and training support personnel, and the expense of on-site technological support. Another expense is a secure, dedicated wireless network, which will need to be carefully maintained throughout the duration of the event.
Even if you are willing to pay for all of that to use smartphones as audience polling devices, the potential drawbacks are many. They include:
Whereas, when you use Padgett Communications’ audience polling devices, you can rely on:
To learn more about how our audience polling devices trump smartphones every time, click or call today.
Time and time again, Padgett Communications has exceeded our expectations with their expertise in Audience Response technology. We were able to achieve measurable results and the process is worry free – thanks to Padgett’s unsurpassed service and professionalism.
Global Meeting Management Bristol-Myers Squibb
After using Padgett’s Keypad Solutions to great success and rave reviews, I would not consider any other company for my future audience response needs.
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Utilizing Padgett’s leading edge wireless keypad technology enabled us to quickly and easily capture valuable information at Microsoft’s recent Global Briefing event.
Chief of Staff Microsoft® Services and IT
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