Ticketmaster is partnering with LISNR, a Cincinnati-based
data-over-sound company, to bring sonic ticket verification to their venues.
Instead of scanning a QR code or tapping an NFC tile, LISNR’s technology
enables Ticketmaster customers to verify and gain entry to events by playing a
unique sound called a “smart tone” directly from their phone. These sonic waves
are made in the 18.75 kHz and 19.2kHZ range – completely inaudible to more than
90 percent of the human population. Within them, lies your unique ticket
information which is given to you at the time of purchase. No radios …