Our weekly tech round-up from the world of ticketing and associated industries…
Event Tickets Center, a secondary ticket resale platform, has launched a new mobile application that will offer access to tickets for events with no fees. Event Tickets Center’s new app is available to download on both Apple and Android.
Two new deals for True Tickets
True Tickets has announced two new partnerships with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Flint Institute of Music. The deals will help to improve security, combat fraudulent resale and boost audience engagement. Lyric Opera and Flint Institute of Music will be able to set their own rules regarding digital ticket sharing, guaranteeing a transparent chain of custody for each ticket. This results in a personalised experience for patrons while also gathering valuable insights into audience engagement.
PickeJar Entertainment Group, a provider of entertainment business software, has announced that it will utilise authID’s identity life-cycle platform. The partnership will combine artists payments, social commerce, performance ticketing and crowdfunding services with enterprise delivery and fraud mitigation technology services.
The Baltimore Ravens NFL team has partnered with integrated payments and commerce technology provider, Shift4, to power payments for ticketing transactions and in-venue concession sales throughout M&T Bank Stadium. The Ravens will leverage Shift4’s VenueNext point-of-sale technologies, including mobile and kiosk-based ordering and payment for faster transactions. Additionally, Shift4’s integration to SeatGeek will be used for the ticketing transactions.
Tixr, a primary ticketing and event commerce marketplace, has partnered with the Schaumburg Boomers baseball team. Tixr has become the team’s official ticketing partner. The Schaumburg Boomers play in the independent Frontier League in the US.