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TEG CTO says facial recognition tech will soon be used at Aussie events

In less than five years facial recognition technology will become a core part of venue security and event-goers will no longer have to print tickets to access large venues like the MCG, TEG Chief Technology Officer Matt Cudworth has told The Australian Financial Review. In April it was reported that China’s facial recognition technology had been able to identify a fugitive in a crowd of nearly 60,000 people at the Nanchang International Sports Centre.

29. May 2018
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29. May 2018

13th UEFA Champions League trophy to be urgently flown into Melbourne

A 13th UEFA Champions League trophy will be urgently flown into Melbourne to feature in the Real Madrid World of Football Experience, following Real Madrid C.F.’s record 13th European club championship in Kiev, Ukraine, early this morning Australian time. Real Madrid defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final, extending Real’s prodigious lead as the most successful club in world football.

27. May 2018
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27. May 2018

Ticketek launches Event Finder Chatbot

Ticketek has launched a Facebook Messenger Event Finder Chatbot. The Ticketek Chatbot allows customers to browse featured events, discover events based on date and price range, complete a transaction without leaving the Messenger environment, receive event alerts through push notifications and get customer support through filtering our most frequently asked questions and categories.

16. May 2018
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16. May 2018

Australia can become world class esports nation, says VP of global giant ESL

Australia is well placed to become a world class nation in esports, according to Michal Blicharz, the Vice President of Pro Gaming at esports global giant ESL. Speaking at an esports industry seminar held in conjunction with Australia’s biggest and richest esports event, the IEM Sydney 2018 tournament, Blicharz said Australia has many key features to set up future growth and success.

14. May 2018
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14. May 2018