ExtremeTix Launches Mobile Ticketing Service
ExtremeTix, a recognized leader in the ticketing and admissions industry, Today announce the introduction of it’s new mobile ticketing service which will see many of North America’s top theatres, arenas, theme parks, festivals, air shows, museums and sporting events offer a leading-edge mobile phone ticketing service to their customers.
ExtremeTix customers already enjoy the convenience of print-at-home ticketing at all of the company’s events. Now those same events can accept ticket barcodes sent directly to the purchaser’s mobile phone. Tickets can be bought online, over the phone, or at the box office and the buyer never has to wait in line at will-call or wait for tickets in the mail. With the introduction of ExtremeTix’s new mobile ticketing, the instant delivery of tickets just got faster and more convenient.
ExtremeTix is an innovator in cutting-edge ticketing systems; initially as the leader in print-at-home technology and now as one of the first major ticket companies to be able to offer mobile tickets at virtually all of its venues. ExtremeTix clients will be able use the scanners currently provided and no additional equipment or expenses are necessary to start accepting mobile tickets. Ticket buyers will have instant access to air shows, renaissance fairs, professional golf tournaments, attractions, auto racing, music festivals, theatres, and many other venues and events across the US and Canada.
mobi-tickets™ employ MMS and WAP technology and contain a unique barcode, barcode number and accompanying information for seating, entrance information and start times for example. mobi-tickets™ offer many benefits over traditional paper tickets, they’re more convenient for the customer as they help to reduce lines and are less likely to be forgotten. mobi-tickets™ help to reduce scalping, are more eco-friendly and can also carry extra values such as a coupon or voucher for food and drink at the venue. The ExtremeTix’s version of the mobi-ticket also contains a digital signature that is unique to each event, making duplication and fraud practically non-existent.
“Mobile ticketing is a natural fit for ExtremeTix and keeps us at the forefront of ticketing technology” says Michael Patrick, Vice President of Business Development at ExtremeTix. “Our secure 2-D barcode fits perfectly on a cell phone screen and since we provide scanners to virtually all of our clients as part of our service, it is a natural fit for our events.”
Nick Rankin, CEO, Mobiqa Ltd, comments, “Mobiqa’s partnership with ExtremeTix will bring the benefits of mobile ticketing to the wider North American market. ExtremeTix’s commitment to offering their customers the best and most innovative ticketing and admissions services will strengthen Mobiqa’s footing as leading providers of mobile barcode solutions across the globe. We are delighted to be working with ExtremeTix and hope their customers take full advantage of the benefits that mobile has to offer.”