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1. (WO2018026647) ACCESS CONTROL FOR A DIGITAL EVENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/026647    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/044352
Publication Date: Fri Feb 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Jul 29 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04N 21/231
H04N 21/2343
H04N 21/25
H04N 21/472
Applicants: EBAY, INC.
Inventors: RAVINDRA, Shreyas
Title: ACCESS CONTROL FOR A DIGITAL EVENT
Abstract:
A method for access control to a digital event is disclosed. The method may include receiving, from a first client device, a request to purchase an electronic ticket for a digital event. The method may further include sending an event identifier to the first client device. The method may also include receiving an access request to access the digital event, wherein the access request includes the event identifier and a password. The method may include identifying a second client device that is currently accessing the digital event. The method may further include sending a message to the second client device indicative of the access request received from the first client device. The method may include receiving authorization from the second client device to initiate a transfer of access to the digital event from the second client device to the first client device.