In a revolutionary move, the American sports publication Sports Illustrated throw a NFT ticketing platform (non-fungible tokens) on the network polygon, an Ethereum scaling solution. Developed in collaboration with the Ethereum software company, ConsenSysthe creators of the popular crypto wallet MetaMaskthe ticketing market of Sports Illustrated SI Tickets present “Box Office“. The platform aims to be the world’s first comprehensive NFT ticketing servicerevolutionizing event ticketing and fan engagement.
The Super Ticket: improving the fan experience
“box office” goes beyond traditional ticketing by integrating a feature called “SuperTicket“. This innovative concept allows event planners, promoters and owners to offer attendees exclusive content, highlights, collectibles and special offers embedded in their tickets. David LaneCEO of SI Ticketspointed out that the ultimate goal of the platform is to “disrupt the core ticketing market“, transforming the conventional barcode into a rich and interactive experience.
Benefits of blockchain technology in ticketing
The use of NFT as tickets for live events has long been seen as a potential mass application for web3 technology. The involvement of a major player like Sports Illustrated in the sector could provide a significant boost to NFT ticketing. Brian Trunzoresponsible for business development in North America, for Polygon Labspointed out that “the technology of blockchain offers significant benefits for consumers, especially ticketing, including improved payment security and the elimination of resale and fraud. He believes the launch of “Box Office” will help increase consumer adoption.
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