News & Press

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Recognized as inspiring and innovative leaders in the live event space, our RFID technology platform and partnerships with the best events around the world have received global media coverage from the top trade and consumer publications in entertainment, live events, technology, business, music, sports, food and drink, and other categories.

Access All Areas
Event Industry News
Rolling Stone

Standout Magazine
IQ Magazine
Event Magazine

Festival Insight
The Telegraph UK
The Huffington Post
Los Angeles Times
SportsPro Media

TRAX Magazine
The Globe and Mail
La Presse
Toronto Star
CTV News

September 2016: Maximus Festival 2016 (UOL – Portuguese/Português)

September 2016: Tech In The City: Smart Ticketing With Intellitix (Windsor Star)

September 2016: How UEFA & The Ryder Cup Increased Sponsor Engagement with RFID (SoccerEx)

September 2016: The RFID Tipping Point (Access All Areas)

July 2016: Why Food Festivals Need RFID (Food Festival Finder UK)

July 2016: You will have a better chance of getting into San Diego Comic-Con next year (Bleeding Cool)

July 2016: The future of Toronto music festivals is cash-free (BlogTO)

July 2016: Windsor-Essex Harvest Festival Gets TECHIE! (WEtech Alliance)

July 2016: At music festivals, cashless is all the rage (

June 2016: Bordeaux Fête le Vin : déjà de la folie pour ce 1er jour de fréquentation (Aquitaine – French/Français)

June 2016: Bordeaux Wine Festival marks 10th anniversary with Intellitix (Festival Insights)

June 2016: Electric Castle Festival Going Cashless For 2016 (Access All Areas)

June 2016: Intellitix Joins Forces with Electric Castle Festival to Deploy Cashless Payment Technology (Event Industry News)

June 2016: Bordeaux fête le vin 2016 : 500 000 visiteurs attendus (Sud Ouest – French/Français)

May 2016: My Event World – Serge Grimaux (Event Magazine UK)

May 2016: En Festival, Le Cashless Gagne Du Credit (TRAX Magazine – French/Français)

April 2016: Intellitix returns for Snowbombing 2016 (Festival Insights)

April 2016: Intellitix returns for Snowbombing 2016 (Event Industry News)

April 2016: Access at Snowbombing Festival (Access All Areas)

April 2016: Pulseira que vale como dinheiro: melhor festival! (Radio Jovem Pan – Portuguese/Português)

April 2016: Top 10 RFID Brand Activations for Sporting Events (SportsPro Media)

April 2016: Behind the SDCC Scenes: Intellitix Brings RFID to WonderCon and SDCC Attendees (SDCC Unofficial Blog)

March 2016: O homem que quer matar o dinheiro (Farofafá – Portuguese/Português)

March 2016: Access Control Management Talking Events Podcast Episode 26 (Event Industry News)

March 2016: OK Computer – Where will the next wave of technology take festivals? (Event Industry News)

March 2016: Seabreeze Jazz Festival Celebrates Smooth Jazz, White Sands, and “Fun” in Panama City Beach, FL (PR Web)

March 2016: Cashless Payments Will Make 2016’s Festivals Better Than Ever (Tech Week Europe)

February 2016: Festivals et Cashless, Premiers Retours d’Expérience (Coulisses – French/Français)

February 2016: Intellitix scoop “Best Technology Provider” at the Event Production Awards (PanStadia & Arena Management Magazine)

February 2016: Events Industry Celebrates at 2016 Event Production Awards (Access All Areas)

February 2016: The Global War on Cash: Cashless economies, NIRP and capital controls (TruNews)

February 2016: Intellitix honoured at Event Production Awards (Music Week)

February 2016: Lattitude, Intellitix Among Event Production Awards Winners (IQ Magazine)

February 2016: Los Festivales EDM Abrazan las Pulseras RFID y la Tecnología Cashless PAra Una Experiencia Única (DJ Magazine – Spanish/Español)

February 2016: What’s on the Horizon for RFID Technology? (Arts Management & Technology Laboratory)

January 2016: Intellitix Invests for European Cashless Revolution (TPI Magazine)

January 2016: Le dernier spectacle de David Bowie (La Presse – French/Français)

January 2016: Eurosonic Noorderslag 2016 (Festival Insights)

January 2016: Intellitix Hires (PollstarPro)

January 2016: Intellitix Confirms New Appointments (Music Week)

January 2016: 8 Event Predictions for 2016 From the Supplier’s Side (Event Industry News)

January 2016: Intellitix Invests for European Cashless Revolution (Festival Insights)

December 2015: Intellitix Celebrates Record Year (PollstarPro)

December 2015: Intellitix Invests for European Cashless Revolution (FestivalsLive)

December 2015: Intellitix to Deliver Cashless System at Swiss Festival (Music Week)

November 2015: Openair St. Gallen selects the cashless payment solution from Swisscom Event & Media Solutions and Intellitix (Swisscom)

November 2015: Cashless Payment Lösung für Openair St. Gallen (ESB Marketing Netzwerk – German/Deutsche)

October 2015: The Emergence of a Cashless Festival Landscape (IFEA’s ie: the Business of International Events)

October 2015: Can RFID technology do for fashion what it has done for music festivals (Information Age)

September 2015: Intellitix launches new tablet-based “IntelliPad” technology (Event Industry News)

September 2015: Cashless ticketing company Intellitix launches IntelliPad (Access All Areas)

September 2015: Taste of Atlanta uses Intellitix’s RFID Wristbands (Festival Insights)

September 2015: Taste of Atlanta enters its 14th year (Atlanta Magazine)

September 2015: Taste of Atlanta Dishes Our Intellitix RFID Wristband Technology for 2015 Festival (Atlanta CityBizList)

August 2015: Outside Lands Uses Intellitix to Make Wine Lands Area Cashless (PLSN Projection, Lights and Staging News)

August 2015: Country Music Festivals Saddle Up With RFID (Festival Insights)

August 2015: Country Music Festivals Saddle Up With RFID (Event Industry News)

August 2015: How Live Events Can Benefit From Digital (Digital Marketing Magazine)

August 2015: Outside Lands Feature (Festival Insights)

June 2015: Engagement is Key to Successful Sports Sponsorship (The Telegraph UK)

May 2015: RFID-enabled payment system to encore at Squamish Valley Music Festival (RFID Journal)

April 2015: Intellitix Reaches New Heights for Cashless Payments at Snowbombing (Festival Insights)

April 2015: Checklist: 11 Things Every Check-in Station Needs to Run Smoothly (BizBash)

March 2015: Winter Sports and Music Festival Snowbombing Goes Cashless (Music Week)

March 2015: Snowbombing to go Fully Cashless in 2015 (Festival Insights)

March 2015: Snowbombing Adopts Cashless Payment System (Access All Areas)

March 2015: Snowbombing Goes Cashless With Intellitix’s RFID (Field Marketing and Brand Experience)

March 2015: Un bracelet intelligent pour grands événements (ICI Radio Canada TV – French/Français)

March 2015: How Insomniac is Tapping Tech to Improve Fans Experience in 2015 (KaffeineBuzz)

February 2015: Why the cashless festival rocks: shrinking queues, no theft, bigger profits (TechRadar)

February 2015: Intellitix Makes Fast Company’s Top 10 Innovators List (Access All Areas)

February 2015: Intellitix Named Among World’s Most Innovative Companies Alongside Snapchat, SXSW (TechVibes)

February 2015: Fast Company Ranks Intellitix Within the World’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in 2015 for Live Events (Event Industry News)

February 2015: The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Live Events (Fast Company)

January 2015: Montreal-based Intellitix launches new wearable platform to create Smart Venues (Betatik)

January 2015: Montreal-based Intellitix launches new wearable platform to create Smart Venues (Now Digital Network)

January 2015: Montreal’s Intellitix introduces the InstaBand, a thermal transfer RFID wristband (TechVibes)

January 2015: Intellitix reports twentyfold increase in cashless transactions (Standout Magazine UK)

January 2015: Intellitix announces record year for cashless payments (Event Magazine UK)

January 2015: RFID-enabled Cashless Payments Skyrocket at Outdoor Events (RFID 24-7)

January 2015: 2014 a “Turning Point” Year for Cashless Technology (Event Industry News)

October 2014: RFID Boosts Fan Engagement at Ryder Cup (RFID 24-7)

September 2014: 6 Events Using RFID Technology to Improve the Guest Experience (BizBash)

August 2014: RFID vs. iBeacons: Which is better for event marketing? (Econsultancy)

August 2014: New technology to give Ryder Cup fans best experience ever (

August 2014: Ryder Cup invests in RFID fan technology (Leisure Opportunities)

August 2014: Ryder Cup introduces virtual “high-five” (Bunkered)

August 2014: Ryder Cup fans to benefit from innovative technology (Host City)

August 2014: Ryder Cup 2014 Golf Fans to Get Interactive Chips (The Scotsman)

August 2014: This RFID Wristband is how you’re going to buy food and drinks at Piknic Electronik (Canada Nightlife)

August 2014: Montreal’s Intellitix Helping Canadian Festivals go Cashless This Summer (Betakit)

August 2014: Squamish Festival Goes Fully Cashless for the First Time (Event Industry News)

August 2014: Squamish Festival Goes Fully Cashless with Intellitix (LSi Online)

July 2014: Intellitix Launches Whitepaper on RFID (Festival Insights)

June 2014: TrendWatch The Next Generation: Events shift their focus towards millennials (Event Magazine UK)

June 2014: Digital Dreams Music Festival: Gotta Love Those Wristbands (The Toronto Sun)

May 2014: Montreal startup Intellitix “cleaned up” Coachella ticketing problem (Betakit)

May 2014: How a Montreal startup cleaned up ticketing at Coachella (The Globe and Mail)

February 2014: Intellitix Inks Alliance for Swiss Market and Beyond (IQ Magazine)

February 2014: Bud Light Digital Dreams 2014 Makes Initial Artist Announcement (LessThan3)

February 2014: Electronic Nation Canada and Bud Light announce electronic dance music partnership to bring Bud Light Digital Dreams and Bud Light Brrrrr! to Canada (Digital Journal)

February 2014: Toronto’s Bud Light Digital Dreams Festival Begins Lineup Announcement (Raver Rafting)

February 2014: Cashless concerts in Toronto (CTV News)

February 2014: Toronto’s Digital Dreams Fest and its London Connection (The London Free Press)

January 2014: Intellitix becomes exclusive RFID provider for all events serviced by Swisscom Event & Media Solutions (Event Industry News)

January 2014: Mojo Barriers and Intellitix innovate at Eurosonic Noorderslag (Event Industry News)

July 2013: RFID Performs a Bigger Role at Bonnaroo Festival (RFID Journal)

July 2013: RFID Music to your brand’s ears? (Marketing Magazine)

July 2013: RFID and Cashless Payment: Intellitix Founder Not Interested in Ticketing (Hyperbot)

July 2013: Splendour introduces electronic wristbands (Tonedeaf Australia)

July 2013: Video – RFID Drives Harley Davidson Open Road Festival (RFID 24-7)

December 2012: Intellitix radio wave bracelet the next frontier in concert tickets (Toronto Star)

November 2012: Intellitix Launches in Australia (The Music Network)

November 2012: Intellitix opens in Australia (NFC World)

August 2012: Wheat Thins Fans Check In From Roller Coasters (Marketing Daily)

August 2012: Fancy waving goodbye to queues and hello to hassle-free festivals? (The Irish Times)

August 2012: A Flick of the Wrist: RFID Wristbands for Exhibitions (Exhibition News)

August 2012: Social Media Check-Ins at Major Music Festivals Signal Next Phase for RFID Wristbands (Hypebot)

August 2012: Adidas Olympic Parties Raise the Bar for RFID Integration (RFID 24-7)

July 2012: Roger Waters Tour Finale Features Record-Breaking Wall and Facebook Campaign (Rolling Stone)

July 2012: Roger Waters to use RFID to promote Amnesty International at Quebec Concert (RFID 24-7)

June 2012: Bonnaroo adds social media feature to RFID wristbands (Secure ID News)

May 2012: Coachella gets 30,000 fans to “live click” around festival, automatically link to social media (Billboard)

May 2012: RFID Technology Meets Music at Coachella (Vancouver Sun)

April 2012: 250K Concertgoers will wear RFID-enabled Wristbands at Bluesfest (RFID 24-7)

April 2012: Ottawa’s Royal Bank Bluesfest Adopts Innovative RFID Technology (RFID World)

April 2012: RFID Wristband Technology at Ottawa Bluesfest (Ottawa Citizen)

March 2012: Intellitix and Metapay strike deal to increase cashless services at festivals (Music Week)

March 2012: Intellitix and Metapay Combine for RFID-enabled Concert Tickets (RFID 24-7)

February 2012: Cashless Festivals Likely This Summer (Event Industry News)

January 2012: Microchipped ID wristbands heading for UK festivals (BBC)

January 2012: Eurosonic Noorderslag Attendees use RFID to Access Concerts, Workshops and Panels (RFID Journal)

December 2011: The end of long lines, scalping, cash? Intellitix looks to revolutionize live music biz (Billboard)

December 2011: Ticketfly partnership makes music events more intelligent and more social (Venture Beat)

November 2011: RFID festival technology set to rollout for 2012 European festival season (Event Industry News)

November 2011: 85,000 Happy Fans at New York’s Electric Zoo Music Festival (The Huffington Post)

November 2011: More than 1M concertgoers wore RFID wristbands this summer (RFID 24-7)

June 2011: Coachella 2011 Through My Lens (The Huffington Post)

April 2011: Festival of the Future (Now Toronto)

April 2011: Coachella 2011 – We come because it’s a gathering of the tribes (Los Angeles Times)

April 2011: Coachella music festival’s high-tech ticketing (Examiner)

April 2011: Coachella’s upgrades are working nicely (Los Angeles Times)

April 2011: RFID wristbands start to take off (Festival Insights)