Ticketing Company Keeps Festival Attendees Moving With RFID

By Claire Swedberg

Front Gate Tickets has deployed Barcoding Inc.'s HF RFID Lids at 15 festivals since last June, and has 60 more festivals scheduled for the system this year.

When fans at events like music festivals line up for gate entrance, high-frequency (HF) RFID can make the process faster than bar-code scans, but still creates some delays as individuals stop and tap their badge or wristband, then await a response from a reader. Ticketing service company Front Gate Tickets is offering an HF 13.56 MHz RFID-based solution, compliant with the ISO 14443 standard, that is intended to keep fans moving as they enter a festi...

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