Essential Software for your Events Tech Stack in 2021

Welcome Event Managers, Event Planners and Marketers - No doubt you are here to explore enabling event technology software which will complement your tech stack in 2021.

It’s crazy to think that before 2020, online digital tools made up less than 10% of an event organiser’s thought process for developing, organising and executing a physical event. Since 2020 this has obviously changed, as without a strategy that leverages new and innovative digital platforms, events would not happen.

It’s truly a ‘digital first’ world now and that mantra will be front of mind even when we have the ability to return to face to face or hybrid events.

What is an Events Tech Stack?

An Events Tech Stack is the technical term for a portfolio of digital products which help you manage a virtual event from end to end - from registration, right through to managing the post event analytics.

Choosing the right tech stack is so important, not only to make sure that you are covering all bases, but also financially. In these challenging times you want ensure that you’re not paying for various pieces of software that can all do the same thing. It’s also impossible to use just 1 platform for everything, so exploring a range of products to mix and match is normal.

A typical tech stack for a company/brand running online events must focus around cloud based applications. This allows for flexibility, ease of use and stability across different platforms.

The key areas are registration, content creation & management, content streaming & delivery and post event analytics & reporting.

Outlining this list proves that the two statements ‘Content is King’ and ‘Data is King’ are both equally as important to a virtual event’s success.

Where does Camflare fit in to your event tech stack?

Firstly let’s start by clarifying what Camflare is. It’s a video content recording/gathering application, not a live communications tool. It’s complementary to the tools you already use (Teams, Zoom, Skype, Streamyard, Hopin, Swapcard…), but provides services which help you save time and money, whilst delivering great video recording quality from your contributors.

Camflare is better quality because it’s locally recorded content, not recorded in the cloud like the other platforms.

Camflare works nicely as both a content production tool (for event marketing material and more) and as an audience feedback mechanism which can be used during and/or post event.

How does Camflare work?

Camflare streamlines the process of recording and uploading user generated video - allowing contributors to record without downloading an app on Chrome, or via our mobile apps when using their phone or tablet. They transfer the file back to your Dropbox with just one click.

It’s a frictionless process and incredibly simple for a contributor. Our apps display a familiar layout with controls they already know.

Don’t forget the Teleprompter

Camflare’s teleprompter allows scripts to be delivered over the top of the live video, helping subjects keep their eyeline with the camera and instils confidence in their performance.

They can change the speed, size and width to get the script just right for them. If they need to tweak the text, that’s easy too.

Basic

FREE
  • Download recordings
  • Recordings up to 30 seconds in duration
  • Record video up to 720p*
  • Unlimited number of remote contributors
  • Upload to Dropbox
  • Teleprompter
  • One concurrent admin user

Professional

$25/mo

Pay annually save 20% $240

  • Download recordings
  • Recordings up to 20 minutes in duration
  • Record video up to 720p*
  • Unlimited number of remote contributors
  • Upload to Dropbox
  • Teleprompter
  • One concurrent admin user

Enterprise

PRICE ON REQUEST
  • Download recordings
  • Extended recording duration
  • Record video up to 1080p*
  • Unlimited number of remote contributors
  • Upload to Dropbox
  • Teleprompter
  • Add your own logo to the studio
  • Unlimited concurrent admin users

* Maximum recording resolution when using Camflare's mobile app. Recordings made in web browser will match the maximum resolution of the camera connected.

Production flexibility

As Camflare connects to your Dropbox, it turns your storage into a flexible video distribution platform allowing you to create sessions and folders that can be connected to one or more remote production partners.

For example, imagine if you hosted an event with 10,000 people - over 19 breakout rooms and 1 main stage. You could easily create a Camflare session link for highlights video content for the main room - and 19 other links for the individual breakout rooms content.

You would then assign each Dropbox folder (session) to a different production team or editor, who could login and download the high quality video, instantly.

This provides the unique opportunity to deploy Camflare at a virtual event or physical event anywhere in the world, capturing video from contributors located anywhere in the world, whilst engaging with production partner(s) located - you guessed it - anywhere in the world.

Mind. Blown.

But wait…at a physical event, why not create another session for feedback from the audience. You could share this folder with the onsite AV team - they could download and ingest into the schedule of the day.

All this (and so much more) - from one app!

Save time and money

As you now understand, Camflare is the app you never knew existed which can make content gathering a breeze.

By creating just one link, in just seconds, you can reach thousands of contributors. You don’t need to send a video team and your contributors can record on their webcam or phone.

And what’s the cost - well, Camflare starts from free and takes seconds to join. You will need a Dropbox account (which you might already have with your business), which starts from free too.

*2gb of Dropbox storage can provide up to 110 minutes of recording.

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