More Interactive and Productive Meetings Possible
Thanks to iBAHN and VisionTree
Leaders in Broadband and Communications
Provide Real-Time Audience Response
LAKE CITY, Utah - (Oct. 16, 2006) – iBAHN, the leading global provider
of broadband services to corporations, hotels and meetings venues, has
aligned with VisionTree Software, Inc. to create unique turnkey event network
software, allowing for real-time audience response during meetings.
Called VisionTree® Conference Enterprise,
the technology uses iBAHN’s secure, reliable network and gives meeting
and event owners the ability to create more effective interactive and productive
experiences for attendees, no matter the meeting size.
“With VisionTree Software’s audience response
applications and iBAHN’s secure, reliable network, we are addressing the
needs of the meetings industry and improving event communication and attendee
satisfaction,” said Martin Pellinat, CEO of VisionTree Software.
Conference participants can use their own Internet-enabled
handheld devices and laptop computers, or they can be provided with wireless
personal digital assistants (PDAs) loaded with the Conference Enterprise
software. The software allows panelists to present information, gain
immediate audience feedback through custom surveys and free-text input,
and collaborate in real-time while gathering relevant data. The software
can then present the data to the audience in the form of graphs and charts
for immediate analysis.
“VisionTree turns the traditional one-way conference
session into a truly two-way interactive session that increases audience
participation and collaboration, enhancing the value for the conference
presenters, audience members and hosts,” said Ron Cornell, director of
World Congress – a corporation dedicated to healthcare research and the
hosting of related global forums – which utilizes Conference Enterprise
at its worldwide events.
The development of this audience response solution
fortifies the commitment iBAHN and VisionTree share of creating and providing
secure, cutting-edge technology solutions and transforming the meetings
“By hosting the VisionTree Conference Enterprise
on iBAHN’s protected, reliable broadband network, participants are ensured
an interactive experience that is uninterrupted and secure,” said Paul
Sullivan, managing director of iBAHN’s Enterprise Conference Solutions,
a division of iBAHN that specially caters to the needs of the meetings
industry. “Participants needn’t worry about privacy, as their data
will be kept safe by iBAHN’s end-to-end patented security.”
iBAHN provides secure, reliable broadband services
for travelers and groups at hotels and conference centers worldwide.
Monthly, more than one million business travelers around the world use
iBAHN’s secure broadband services. iBAHN provides service to over
2,000 hotels and meeting and conference venues in 18 countries around the
globe. More information on iBAHN’s broadband technology services
can be found at www.ibahn.com.
About VisionTree Software
VisionTree Software, Inc., headquartered in San
Diego, CA, develops and markets web-based, interactive communication and
data collection technologies. The VisionTree Conference Enterprise platform
delivers proven, mobile solutions for real-time documentation and interaction
in any meeting, conference or strategic process. VisionTree’s Conference
Platform has more than 50,000 users to date and clients consist of leading
organizations and academic institutions across the country. For more information,