In today’s COVID-19 world, planners are facing staggering challenges on every front and these planning products may help. Thankfully, a number of tech companies have stepped up with a host of products designed to help make the planner’s life a whole lot easier.
Estimote is one of the helpful planning products that we found that is a small, wireless device to remind wearers to keep a safe distance and register direct contact exposure. Attendees wear a necklace type device that transmits encrypted short-range wireless signals. Other wearers will receive a vibration if someone is too close, yet this handy device goes one step further: it remembers these contact signals. If an attendee develops symptoms, at the push of a button they can report these symptoms to the team to enable them to create a contact tracing report. Those exposed are advised immediately, although their private details are not shared beyond authorized HR personnel. Unlike your phone or laptop, a full charge on this device takes only 40 minutes and will last a week. (Estimote.com)
Branded Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by nestaPPE
The MPI Foundation has partnered with nestaPPE to offer a selection of high-quality branded personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks and protective gowns to complement your team’s protection. It is possible to personalize your PPE with your company logo or creative design. A portion of the proceeds goes directly to support the MPI Foundation. (nestappe.com)
New Physical Distancing Tool by Allseated
This new physical distancing tool enables compliant floor plans to ensure proper social-distancing in events. This revolutionary new technology enables the creation of socially-distanced compliant floorplans providing events industry professionals with a tool to create 2D floorplans to view in 3D. This new functionality allows planners and venues to plan event layouts that incorporate new social-distancing guidelines and instantly determines new and revised room capacities, ingress and egress, and foodservice protocols while ensuring the safety of event guests and staff.
Allseated Connect is the first virtual meeting platform that brings the entire event team together for interactive onsite tours. Virtually explore the layout (with access via tablet, laptop, desktop, or VR headset) from anywhere in the world, eliminating the need for in person site inspections. (allseated.com)
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