ACTIVE Network to Combine IPICO's Solution in its Working Portfolio

By CIOReview | Friday, June 5, 2015
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DALLAS, TX: ACTIVE Network an activity and participant management company providing SaaS for sports declared the integration of IPICO Sports in its event lifecycle management portfolio to provide solutions like data, analytics, timings and insights required for event organizers and time managers.

IPICO Sports is a sport timing manufacturing company serving for sporting events like cycling, triathlons, swimming and Nordic sports; it uses Radio Frequency Identification Technology (RFID) that uses radio waves to collect data and record activity from identifiable tags attached to different objects. In sports events it offers improved experience for spectators in stadium. Spectators need not to go through scanning process as long as RFID chip is embedded in their clothing.

Acquisition of ACTIVE Network and IPICO Sports will increase participation and help in business decisions of any sports. It will also provide data access and secured easy transaction process of multiple payments throughout the event life cycle to its active clients.

According to Darko Dejanovic, CEO of ACTIVE Network, acquiring IPICO enable ACTIVE to offer a fully integrated, comprehensive solution simultaneously they can provide unparalleled business intelligence to their customers. Active also planned to magnify the use of chips beyond timing, access control, cashless payment and spectator engagement in any sports events.