Technology continues to be an increasingly important element of the theme park experience. On rides and behind the scenes, these tech implementations are improving the guest experience and are enabling theme park leaders to make better informed business decisions.
I recently spoke with Marc Plogstedt, chief technology officer of Orlando-based ITEC Entertainment, about the Internet of Things and its effect on the theme park industry. What is the Internet of Things? Put very simply, it is the “extension of Internet connectivity into physical items” such as smart home devices and appliances.
Marc has been with ITEC for more than 33 years and plays an integral role in the design, management, integration and implementation of the company’s award-winning, themed entertainment solutions for