With RainFocus Onsite in a Box, event staff can set up and manage a secure and offline-capable check-in and badging system—with minimal assistance.
This article includes the following sections:
What's in the Box?
The RainFocus Onsite in a Box kit includes the devices needed to run a small event (with under 1000 attendees).
The kit includes:
RainFocus provides an iPad with the RainFocus Onsite in a Box app installed. (Depending on the size of your event, RainFocus may provide several iPads.)
This app has two modes:
- Kiosk mode (intended for attendees)
- Admin mode (intended for event staff)
If your event requires printed name badges, the kit may include a printer, along with badge stock and supporting hardware.
A router provides a wireless connection for your iPads and a cabled connection for your printer.
- Supporting Hardware
The kit also includes supporting hardware such as a router, cables, and iPad stands.
Note: Depending on the contract, RainFocus or the client may provide this hardware.
Set Up Onsite in a Box
Setting up is simple. To make sure you feel confident in using the equipment, please follow the step by step instructions in the articles and instructional videos linked below.
1. Set up the Equipment
First, unpack and set up the equipment.
2. Set up Each iPad
Next, set up the Onsite in a Box app on each iPad. During this step, connect each iPad to the network and to the printer so that it can print attendee badges.
3. Set up Check in/Registration (Kiosk View)
Next, set up each iPad to act as a mini check-in/registration kiosk.
4. Work in Admin View
Finally, learn how to run the event from the app's Admin mode. Configure administrative settings, manage attendees and badge printing, view statistics, collect payment, and more.
Troubleshooting & FAQs
While setting up and running registration and check in the Onsite in a Box app is straightforward, if you run into problems, check the troubleshooting and frequently asked questions for help.