Jared Smith, president of Ticketmaster, has responded to a letter that was sent by two US senators concerning the recent scandal over the ticketing giant’s TradeDesk platform.
US senators Jerry Mor... Tags: Bots, Data, Scalpers, Senators, Technology, Ticketmaster, TradeDesk
Live music is one of the most “powerful human experiences,” according to a new global study by Live Nation. The Power of Live is a global study that captured trends and behaviours of 22,500 liv... Tags: Concert, Live Music, Live Nation, Technology, The Power of Live
Festicket has linked up with cashless payment firm tappit to help improve the festival experience for organisers and festival-goers alike. Festicket provides ticket booking services to more than 1,... Tags: Cashless, Festicket, Festivals, Safety, Tappit, Technology, Wristbands
Online travel agency Fliggy has launched facial recognition ticketing to be used at more than 1,000 tourist destinations in China within three years. The Alibaba-owned firm has introduced the techn... Tags: China, Facial Recognition, National Parks, Technology, Tourism
More than 70 per cent of concert-goers would attend more live events if purchasing tickets online felt more secure, according to a new study by open-source blockchain ticketing platform Aventus. Th... Tags: Aventus, Blockchain, Safety, scam, Secondary Market, Security, Technology
Event technology company Event Genius has partnered with non-league football club Boreham Wood to utilise online ticketing, kiosk and access control services for the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
... Tags: Apple Pay, Boreham Wood, Box Office, Event Genius, Google Pay, Technology
Many Denver Broncos fans were left waiting outside Mile High Stadium during the first quarter of their NFL home opener due to issues with the mobile-only entry. The Broncos announced in February th... Tags: App, Broncos, Denver Broncos, Digital, Mile High Stadium, Mobile, NFL, Technology, Ticketmaster
Event Genius has helped expand the UK’s cashless initiative by supporting Jika Jika Festival to become Northern Ireland’s first cashless festival. The Event Genius Pay solution uses RFID techno... Tags: Cashless, Event Genius, Festivals, Jika Jika, Northern Ireland, RFID, Technology
Make it Social, which allows users to book tickets as a group but pay individually, has teamed up with UK ski firm Skiworld. The Edinburgh-based company said the deal meant groups looking to book a... Tags: Group Bookings, Make it Social, Mobile, Resorts, Ski, Technology
Manchester City has unveiled its AI-powered smart wristband, which offers supporters contactless ticketing options and purchasing power via NFC technology. The ‘Fantom’ wristband also informs f... Tags: AI, Cityzens, Fantom, Manchester City, NFC, Premier League, Smart Wristband, Technology