Sports and Event Management

A reliable platform to simplify event management.

Sports and event management has become an increasingly complex balance between secure, convenient public access and attendee's sophisticated expectations. HID Global's integrated platform simplifies event organization providing diversified ticketing options that utilize RFID and contactless mobile access, generating analytics that provide real-time visibility and offering social mobile apps that enhance and expand the attendee experience.

Benefits of an Event Management Platform

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RFID Tickets

Diversified ticket options include PVC, paper or wearables.
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Personalization & Issuance

Tickets can be customized and shipped to attendees in advance.
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Access Control Management

Integrates with kiosks for payment and ticket issuance.
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Reports & Statistics

Real-time analysis is available at-a-glance during or after events.
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RFID e-Wallet

Smart tickets integrate payment options and access control for superior convenience.

Customized membership cards can be issued for sport associations or clubs willing to offer their fans access to multiple services (e.g. transport, loyalty, parking) in addition to access to the venue.

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Our Solution Portfolio

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Kiosks & Terminals

Fully customizable kiosks and terminals for ticketing and payment.

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Social Extender

Turn your fans' smartphones into smart tickets that engage on social media platforms. 

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Ticketing Services

Personalization, fulfillment, and onsite support.

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Software Components

  • Data Capturing — fully customizable, web-based or connected to your central database
  • Key Management System — generate keys & certificates for data encryption of e-tickets
    • Highly secure
    • Supports various cryptographic algorithms
    • SAM/VSAM personalization and monitoring

Smart Tokens

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RFID Paper Tickets

Provide robust security features including visible & invisible UV fibers, invisible UV fluoroforms, UV ink & micro-printing with hologram & guilloche customized dimensions. Data storage and personalized issuance available for single or multiple use.
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Smart Card Tickets

Feature hologram & micro-printing capability, ISO 7810-compliant mag stripe, embedded RFID chip and customized design for branding, making the card an ideal event souvenir. Data storage and personalized issuance available for single or multiple use.
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Smart Wristbands

Offer secure, convenient access, are waterproof, tamper-evident, capable of being embedded with HF or UHF chips. They include a one-time-use-only security lock that prohibits reuse. Data storage and personalized issuance available.

Inspection System

  • Applet enables the inspection of tickets at the venue entrance
  • Virtual SAM decrypts the data read from the card
  • Database is uploaded to the NFC mobile phone before event
  • Reader matches data extracted from chip to data in database
  • Anti-pass-back technology prevents ticket fraud
  • NFC mobile phone can be used offline
  • Works with existing fixed turnstiles or handheld devices
  • Data is collected to generate reports and statistics
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Reports & Statistics

  • Real-time analysis during or after the event
  • Number of access per gate
  • Number of access per time slot
  • Number of non-authorized tickets at the gates
  • Customizable statistics
  • Percent of access compared to sold tickets
  • Percent of access per gate
  • Number of tickets entered per time slot

RFID e-Wallet

Combine a payment solution and a secured access control token for a smooth customer experience.

Charging, clearance, reconciliation service Purchase inside the venue Back office

A minimum balance can be placed on the smart ticket for transactions inside the venue during the event. This feature leverages real money, points, or discounts of any kind, allowing the tickets to be used for actual purchases, the collection of prizes, promotions and more.

RFID e-wallet enables:

  • Online transactions using NFC mobile phones as POS terminals
  • Smart ticket recharging in a specific area of the venue
  • Users to check the status of their account using their smart phone
  • Real-time reconciliation of accounts and balance management

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