Getting Started With RFID

RFID-enabled wristbands, lanyards or cards can be used at your event in a variety of ways.

  • Cashless Payments - use RFID to pay for items like concessions and merchandise.
  • Access Control - use RFID to control entry into your event and at different areas within your event.
  • Social Media - tap a wristband to share photos to social media streams.
  • Loyalty Programs and Gamification - tap your wristband at various places to earn points to be redeemed for merchandise or for entries to win a grand prize.

Get Started

To get started using RFID technology at your event, please complete this form

We'll need to know about the following:


  • How many attendees do you expect?
  • What will your RFID device be? Select from the following: wristband, lanyard, card or sticker.
  • How many individual RFID devices will be activated?
  • For how long is the event being held; how many days/hours per day?

Access Control

  • Will you use RFID for access control?
  • How many entrances to your event will you have?
  • Do you have any areas inside the event such as a VIP area that require access control?
  • How many lanes will you have at each entrance?
  • At each entrance, how many scanning devices are required?
  • Is re-entry allowed?
  • Would you like to learn how long people spend in your event and scan them out as they leave?

Cashless Payments

  • Will you use RFID for cashless payments?
  • Are you interested in an open loop or closed loop cashless system? (ex. Open Loop = Live debiting of credit cards, Closed Loop = Purchasing tokens, debit tokens and refunding tokens)
  • How many vendors will you have?
  • How many devices will each vendor need? 
  • How many Top-Up & Customer service locations will there be?



Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful
Have more questions? Submit a request