Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Concert Tickets Via SMS
This is an example of a physical world item being replaced and accessed digitally.
From This Is London Cncrt tkts by txt msg planned
Mobile phone tickets are to be used for the first time at a major music festival, O2 said today.
The electronic barcodes will be sent to ticket buyers as text messages. At the O2 Wireless Festival in Hyde Park in June, customers will simply hold their phone to a scanner to enter.
Customers who lose their ticket will also be able to request a duplicate barcode to be sent to their phone