Ticketmaster enters contactless mobile payment technology partnership

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The massive ticketing company has partnered with VenueNext for a broad digital fan experience. Ticketmaster and VenueNext have announced the rollout of a new contactless mobile payment technology partnership. This collaboration between the companies will make it possible for fans to manage transactions in a contact-free way. The same can be said about their mobile orders and other forms of in-venue experiences, which will all be accessible by way of their smartphones. The partnership will be based on the VenueNext point of sale and m-commerce company’s tech. The two companies…

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Latest American Idol season shot using iPhones in 40 different places

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The competition has narrowed down its top 20 singers and will continue despite the coronavirus. American Idol won’t be stopped by the pandemic, as it will return to the small screen using a new format recorded on iPhones at 40 different locations. The singing competition reached the point where it is down to 20 competitors when the pandemic hit. At that time, the contestents were sent home to keep them, the American Idol crew and audience members safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. “#AmericanIdol continues to wish everyone health and safety,”…

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Fraggle Rock reboot shot in creators’ homes using iPhones

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Producers of the new Apple TV+ series of mini-episodes stuck to the “Safer at Home” guidelines. The producers of the new Fraggle Rock: Rock On! mini-episode series were recorded in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic but stuck to the “Safer at Home” guidelines and indeed remained home. Still, they were able to put together the show in time for the release the first of the mini-episodes. The free Fraggle Rock episodes will be released on Tuesdays and will feature all the original Muppets from the series, including Gobo, Boober,…

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The Philippines’ GMovies ticketing app introduces RQR Codes

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The reversed quick response (RQR) coding technology saves customers time and effort. RQR codes are being rolled out by GMovies, the Philippines’ first and only movie schedule and ticketing platform that aggregates more than 100 cinemas nationwide. The reversed QR code technology that has been added to the movie ticketing app is designed to enhance the cinema experience of its customers, eliminating the need for users to line up at the ticket counter, which saves both time and effort. Movie goers merely need to scan the QR code below their…

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Google Play Pass testing phase rolls out under the radar

The new subscription service lets users play games for one monthly fee. Google Play Pass is a new app subscription service that gives users access to premium mobile game apps for one monthly fee. However, what’s interesting about this service is that although it currently is available for users to try out, Google has not yet officially announced its luanch. Play Pass to compete with Apple Arcade. The launch of a monthly mobile game subscription service is not a revolutionary concept. In fact, earlier this year, QR Code Press reported…

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