As the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup heads into the championship game, thousands of fans attending this football event also enjoyed convenient and secure access to Russia’s stadiums with NXP
-enabled contactless smart-card technology. Due to NXP MIFARE product technology in the electronic tickets for the event, fans had quick, secure stadium access to the matches.
The usage of the MIFARE-based solutions at the FIFA Confederations Cup, the world’s fourth largest international sports tournament, highlights another achievement in the use of MIFARE for secure contactless access and connectivity. Specifically, the MIFARE Ultralight EV1 promotes efficiency for access with improved protection against counterfeit tickets.