Goodbye Ticket Stubs, Hello Facial Recognition: Biometric Ticketing Coming to a Ballpark Near You

Goodbye Ticket Stubs, Hello Facial Recognition: Biometric Ticketing Coming to a Ballpark Near You

Imagine a world where everything you need to get into your favorite ballpark is not only in the palm of your hand; it is your hand.

Well, your fingers to be exact.

This season, several Major League Baseball stadiums will allow patrons to enter by scanning their fingertips. According to Fox Business, the

MLB will partner with the services firm CLEAR to link a person’s ticketing information to their fingertips using biometric ticketing.

The plan is to eventually develop facial recognition as well.

“We’ll be able to immediately link CLEAR accounts to their MLB.com account. Your biometrics, your face and fingerprint, become your ticket,” CLEAR co-founder and CEO Caryn Seidman-Becker told FOX Business… more

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