Wirecard, Gemalto and Visa Europe are offering contactless wristbands at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, with the finale taking place on May 14th in Stockholm, Sweden.
The payment solution is using the processing platform of Wirecard Technologies. The wristband can not only be used for transactions at the event areas, but also at all merchants accepting contactless payments with Visa worldwide until 31st October 2016.
Gemalto has provided a responsive website that enables access to real-time account information including prepaid balances and history. The wristbands can be used to make payments at any Visa ready contactless POS terminal in the world and continue to be active after the show is over until 31st October 2016.
The Allynis Smart Event Platform can be employed in conjunction with any payment form factor, including wearables and mobile NFC, and provides off-the-shelf management of payment, data and access rights as well as an extensive portfolio of white label applications. The full solution supports a rich array of features including ‘tap and go’ payments, seamless access management to venues and hospitality areas, and many other value-added applications. It improves and secures the visitor experience, and enables organizers and other stakeholders to implement intelligent communication, marketing and loyalty programs that run before, during and after live events.
If you visit Stockholm and Eurovision Song Contest you can get your wristband in Eurovision Village in Kungsträdgården. Users can activate their wristband via a webpage and top-up the wristband with a credit or debit card powered by Visa or MasterCard. All wristbands are ready for immediate use after activation and loading is completed.
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