Our weekly tech round-up from the world of ticketing and associated industries…
Commemorative ticket for 100-year-old museum
Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company, has partnered with the Museum of the City of New York, to offer fans a free digital commemorative ticket for attendees, to celebrate its Centennial Gala. The ticket featured the modern facade of the museum building as well as its iconic light sculpture, Starlight, by Cooper Joseph Studios. The image then opens to reveal a historic image of the museum’s exterior from 1932, the year the museum move to its location at 1220 Fifth Avenue.
Indy 500 and the metaverse
BitNile Metaverse and Ed Carpenter Racing celebrated the recent 2023 Indianapolis 500 by offering race fans a virtual driving experience, as well as the chance to win virtual prizes and real-life racing experiences. Additionally, fans could also pick the winner of the Indy 500 to be in with a chance of winning Nile Tokens. All winners were automatically entered into a draw for BitNile race team prizes, such as an IndyCar experience two-seater ride, NTT IndyCar Series event tickets, merchandise and driver memorabilia.
Accesso launches Accesso Freedom
Accesso Technology Group, a provider of solutions for attractions and venues, has launched Accesso Freedom, a fully hosted point-of-sale (POS) platform. Accesso Freedom is a cloud-native restaurant and retail solution for theme parks and attractions, ski areas, cultural venues, resorts and casinos. The new platform builds upon intellectual property acquired from solutions provider Omnico Group.
Formula 1 NFT tickets
Platinium Group, a ticket issuer for Formula 1, released NFT (non-fungible token) race tickets ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix, which took place last weekend. The Monaco-headquartered ticketing technology company teamed up with blockchain infrastructure company Elemint and Web3 agency Bary to create, mint and sell the NFT tickets.
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ODESZA: The Last Goodbye Cinematic Experience
Tickets are now on sale for ‘ODESZA: The Last Goodbye Cinematic Experience’, where cinema attendees will be able to watch ODESZA’s live show as an immersive concert film. The cinematic experience will feature behind-the-scenes content spanning the last 10 years, interwoven with full concert footage filmed at an ODESZA show at Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena and more.