The recent exhaustion of IPv4 addresses represents a tipping point in the internet era and should be of particular interest to the event industry. Its depletion, inevitable with the sheer number of connected devices, is ushering in the rise of a new standard to accommodate everything ranging from computers and
Universal Power over Ethernet Power over Ethernet (PoE) has made it very easy to deploy VoIP telephones, wireless access points, and many other network connected devices. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) ratified the PoE standard 802.3af in 2003 which allocated 15.4 watts of power to a device.
Today’s events are full of technologies that track attendee movement and gather unprecedented amounts of data. The age of big data and sheer volume of connected devices also brings about privacy concerns; how do event planners balance running an efficient, engaging, and personalized event with the need to protect attendee
James Casperite — Technician l, Atlantic City Convention Center Since the days of our most ancient forebears, the conflict over control of resources and territory has been a constant companion of humankind. So too has this curse of strife followed us into the realm of digital technology and communications, exemplified
Chris Wharry — General Manager, George R. Brown Convention Center In 2015, the FCC established the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) which allows shared usage of the 3.5 GHz band. The CBRS band was a product of a national broadband plan to find an additional 500 MHz of spectrum for