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What The Veloxity Charging Solution Team Learned at SXSW2016

March 25, 2016 | By |

There was decidedly a ton to learn, see and experience at #SXSW2016.  Attendees were able to charge their devices using Veloxity charging stations at the Austin Convention Center, the SXSW Trade Show Meet Up Pavilion and the SXSW 2016 Artist Gifting Lounge. And direct from Boston, the Veloxity team collected some memorable takeaways. Read More

CEIR Reports Trade Show Industry Growth

March 23, 2016 | By |

Great news for the exhibitions industry as CEIR reports that trade shows are on a continued growth curve.

Not only do the figures from the newest Center for Exhibit Industry Research (CEIR) report indicate robust growth for the trade show industry in 2015, but the outlook is already bright for 2016.

The exhibitions industry has had 22 consecutive quarters of growth, dating back to 2009, according to the newest index published by CEIR. Charts published with the February 25th press release from the organization show the sturdiest expansion in the first quarter at 4.4% and a continuing strength throughout all of 2015, making the past year the most solid since 2011, when the industry began to bounce back from a sharp decline during the height of the recession from 2008-2010. Perhaps the two strongest indicators are the revenue growth at 6.5% and the attendance advancement by 4.9%. Read More

Smartphone Apps are bigger in Texas at SXSW 2016

March 18, 2016 | By |

Everything is bigger in Texas, including Smartphone apps at SXSW 2016

South by Southwest (SXSW) is in full swing right in Austin, Texas. Tons of people are soaking in the music, film, interactive media, and general conferences.  And of course there are a plethora of new hot smartphone apps.

So, which smartphone app will be the biggest and hottest this year?  Time will tell. Read More

Samsung Reveals Secret Projects at SXSW 2016

March 15, 2016 | By |

Samsung Electronics is showcasing three secret projects from their C-Lab innovation program for the first time at SXSW 2016.

The cat is out of the bag.  Samsung revealed a mobile app, social media network and set of headphones – all created by Samsung employees in their C-Lab. Started in 2012. C-Lab is a startup that helps employees develop their own creative businesses. Read More

Veloxity Charging Stations and the Obamas at SXSW

March 7, 2016 | By |

When SXSW opens week in Austin, Texas both Veloxity charging stations and the Obamas will be present.

SXSW started almost 30 years ago as a music festival, but soon grew to include the film and technology industry as well. President Obama will open the SXSW interactive festival on March 11, by having a Keynote Conversation with Evan Smith, CEO/Editor in Chief of The Texas Tribune. According to SXSW.com, the conversation will be centered around “civic engagement in the 21st Century” and take place “before an audience of creators, early adopters and entrepreneurs who are defining the future of our connected lives.” Read More

Are Cell Phone Charging Kiosks Safe to Use?

March 3, 2016 | By |

Cell phone charging kiosks provide a much needed convenience, but are they actually safe?

As cell phone charging kiosks are becoming more and more popular it’s important to make sure you keep your phone secure and data safe if you happen to use one at an event or business.

While we can’t speak for every product out there, we will highlight some things to watch out for and give you tips for staying safe. Read More

The Smallest USB-C Plug is the Biggest Tech Story

February 27, 2016 | By |

Big things including the biggest tech stories often come in small packages.  And that the case with the USB-C plug and port.

USB-C is an abbreviation that tech geeks and actually most people with electronic devices are becoming more and more aware of these days.  Why?  Well, because if your gadget or PC comes with “USB-C,” it means it has a new type of USB connector, one that device makers hope will replace the old rectangular plug.  And of course who wants to be square? Read More

9 Things Event Planners Should Consider About Charging Stations

February 24, 2016 | By |

Cell phone charging stations are starting to become necessities at events.

It’s obvious that pretty much everyone these days has a cell phone and it’s important that your guests and attendees are able to charge their phones. Supplying a place for event goers to charge their phones is more beneficial than you might think. With charged phones people at a events can tweet, post a status to Facebook and snapchat your event creating a buzz. So here are 9 things event planners should consider when planning on renting or buying a phone charging station for events: Read More

What to Expect at Mobile World Congress 2016

February 20, 2016 | By |

The mobile world anxiously awaits for the world’s largest mobile electronics trade show to begin once again in Barcelona this Sunday, February 21. The 5-day event is boiling up to become one of the most anticipated mobile events of the year with LG and Samsung taking main stage with the releases of their flagship smartphones. Here is an updated list with what each company is expected to bring to MWC 2016. Read More

Veloxity Charging Solutions and SummitSync: A Perfect Pair for Event Networking

February 19, 2016 | By |

Veloxity device charging solutions and the app SummitSync are decidedly a perfect pair for powerful networking at events.

Networking at events and getting names and numbers can sometimes be like an eighth grade dance.  There is some awkwardness and the fine line of being too passive or overly pushy.  You don’t want to blow it with your elevator pitch. Read More