58,000 Capacity Stadium Will Deploy Xtract One’s SmartGateway System to Protect Patrons and Elevate Fan Experience
April 14, 2023 – Xtract One Technologies (TSX: XTRA)(OTCQX: XTRAF)(FRA:0PL) (“Xtract One”), a leading technology-driven threat detection and security solution that prioritizes the patron access experience by leveraging AI, today announced its SmartGateway patron screening solution was selected by the 58,000-seat Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee to secure entrances for its live events.
The property is owned by the City of Memphis and is managed by global sports and entertainment company Oak View Group (OVG), which announced a strategic partnership with Xtract One Technologies in October 2022.
“As we began preparations for the start of the USFL season, we wanted to optimize our security screening technology,” Thomas Carrier, Oak View Group’s General Manager at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium, said. “At the stadium and across Oak View Group, we prioritize fan safety, while simultaneously leveraging innovation to enhance the fan experience. The kickoff of the new USFL season was a logical starting point to introduce Xtract One’s SmartGateway screening solutions. It is one of many prevention strategies coming to the venue for the safety and security of fans, teams, talent and staff, which we will continue using throughout the year, including during Memphis Tigers games and for the Southern Heritage Classic and AutoZone Liberty Bowl.”
The SmartGateway system was designed for large, ticketed venues to enable high throughput, but with customizability? based on the customer’s individual needs and security requirements.
SmartGateway delivers fast, reliable, and accurate patron screening for high throughput venues, replacing intimidating metal detectors. This solution unobtrusively scans patrons for weapons and other prohibited items as they enter the facility, using AI-powered sensors to detect threats without invading patrons’ sense of privacy and comfort.
“It is important for community and commercial enterprises to work on collaborative solutions that allow guests to focus on fun and togetherness and cheering on their teams ” said Mayor Jim Strickland. The City of Memphis, Oak View Group and Xtract One are together enhancing the safety of the fans and our community.”
Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium will deploy SmartGateways in two phases. Phase one, beginning April 15, will leverage SmartGateways for games of the Memphis Showboats (USFL).
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