You have seen them on the Who Wants to be Millionaire TV shows and on Test the Nation, if you ever wondered what they are using to tabulate the votes and tabulate them so quickly, they are using an audience response system.
These audience response systems are not only for tv shows but can be used for the college or university classrooms, corporate training events and conferences, voting and a whole lot more.
ComTec offers four types of software for their response systems, Unity XP, Synthesis XP, PowerCom and Elect XP which you can rent or purchase and can be used for up to 3,750 Replies Worldwide or they can be used for up to 13,500 Reply IQ keypads in a localized room or auditorium.
The Unity XP is great for general presentation polling such as conferences to see if the message is getting across to the audience. Synthesis XP is geared more towards classrooms and game shows while, Elect XP is specifically designed for parliamentary style proceedings. All of the software runs on Windows XP or Vista.
ComTec is one of the oldest and one of the largest providers of Audience Response Systems and Services in the USA.