NXP Brings Better Fan Experience to 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup with Secure Contactless Ticketing and Communication
Company’s MIFARE-based contactless ticket technology delights fans with convenience, secure access and event information on NFC-enabled mobile devices.
As the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup heads into the championship game, thousands of fans attending this world-class football event also enjoyed convenient and secure access to Russia’s spectacular stadiums with NXP-enabled contactless smart-card technology.
Thanks to NXP MIFARE product technology in the electronic tickets for the event, fans had quick, secure stadium access to the matches.
NXP is the leader in contactless smart card technology for international sporting events around the world, and the usage of the MIFARE-based solutions at the FIFA Confederations Cup, the world’s fourth largest international sports tournament, highlights another achievement in the use of MIFARE for secure contactless access and connectivity. Specifically, the MIFARE Ultralight EV1 promotes efficiency for access with improved protection against counterfeit tickets, saving fans time to get into an event and to their seats.
“Whether you’re a Chilean or German fan, attendees joining the tournament in Saint Petersburg can expect secure, safe and efficient access,” said Markus Staeblein, vice president and general manager secure mobility and retail at NXP. “We are proud that MIFARE products have been chosen to support the fan experience at this event.”