Veritec, Inc., Launches Tickets via Cell Phone
CEO of Minneapolis-based Veritec, Inc., announced Veritec’s launch of a revolutionary
new products named PhoneCodes that allow consumers to buy and receive tickets,
as well as gift(s), or customer-loyalty rewards via an electronic media using
Veritec’s 2-D barcode technology. The Saint Paul (MN) Saints baseball club and
their ticket processing company, Glitner Corporation (NY), in conjunction with
Veritec, Inc., has become the first organization to employ the new technology.
Veritec’s new TicketCode (a 2-dimensional bar code) allows cell phone owners to
purchase an event ticket and have the ticket (TicketCode) sent to their cell
The day of the event the gate attendant will scan the TicketCode from
the cell phone, validate its authenticity and admit the patron once validated.
Said Ms. Tran, “We are honored that the Saint Paul Saints Baseball Club
had the enthusiasm and foresight to become the first organization to adopt our
new technology, which will not only save an organization the paper and printing
costs of a physical ticket, but the TicketCode is also environmentally
friendly. In addition, consumers will never have to fear losing their ticket,
since the ticket is stored in their cell phone,” Ms. Tran continued.
“There are very few things we don’t allow into Midway Stadium,” said
Saints President Mike Veeck. “The wave and neckties come to mind. No
tickets? This is a very cool technology and will revolutionize how we do
business.” Veeck continued.
only a few of it’s many other uses, the Veritec’s 2-D Barcode, PhoneCodes, not
only work for the distribution of tickets (TicketCode) but can be used to send
gift certificates, GiftCode, for birthday, anniversary, graduation, or whatever
else, as well as coupons, CouponCode, for customer loyalty rewards such as
two-meals-for-the-price-of-one at restaurants, discounts on purchases exceeding
a certain dollar value at retail stores, and as a receipt when purchasing
products over the Internet, a ReceiptCode can be sent to the customer’s cell
phone as proof of purchase.
concluded, “We believe Veritec’s new PhoneCodes plus an individual’s
imagination can now take marketing campaigns to a whole new level.”