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ACTIVE Network Unveils New Suite of Timing Technologies at Major Running Events

New Quattro Card enables the IPICO Super Elite Reader to independently or simultaneously support both ultra-high frequency (“UHF”) and dual frequency (“DF”) race timing needs

Dallas – December 12, 2017 – ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, today announced the availability of new ACTIVE Network | IPICO timing technologies which can be seamlessly integrated with ACTIVE’s event management software through its innovative ACTIVE TimingTM platform.

Motiv Sports has used this new technology to time several events, including the Long Beach Marathon, over the past two months.

“ACTIVE’s new combined UHF and DF timing solution is a game-changer for the timing industry,” said David Simms, of Motiv Sports. “Preliminary read rates are ~99.9%. Motiv Sports will use this solution and suite of services at all of our events around the world. No other solution offers large-scale events and event series the flexibility, reliability and combination of services of ACTIVE Network | IPICO.”

With the introduction of the Quattro Card, ACTIVE Network│IPICO offers timers both flexibility and cost-effective ownership of timing hardware to support events of all types and sizes. Timers can plug the Quattro Card directly into the Super Elite Reader to time multiple events using both UHF and DF, either independently or simultaneously.

The Quattro Card builds upon a decade of development on the Super Elite Reader, a platform that major marathons and elite-tier races around the world rely upon to quickly and accurately time participants.

In addition to the Quattro Card, endurance event timers can also utilize ACTIVE’s new UHF tags and UHF mats to realize significant cost savings. This integrated UHF timing solution incorporates the versatility and ease-of-use of a new frequency into the reliability of ACTIVE’s flagship readers, which can also support third-party timing mats.

“We’re delivering one of the most versatile and reliable timing systems on the market, providing timers with cost-effective UHF technology while enabling organizers to simultaneously time multiple events,” said Sheryl Hoskins, SVP and General Manager for Sports and Communities at ACTIVE Network. “Timers now have affordable access to ACTIVE’s entire lifecycle of solutions including everything from timing to on-site registration, marketing and volunteer management, an event app and more.”

About Motiv

Motiv is an active lifestyle and entertainment company focused on delivering authentic and immersive live and digital experiences. Founded in 2015, Motiv is headquartered in Denver, CO, with offices across the country and Canada. With decades of experience in the sports and entertainment events industry, the company is continually refining what works while exploring unique partnerships and opportunities to further enhance the consumer experience. The Motiv platform currently consists of 25-plus events and digital properties with plans to expand into a several vertical industries in the outdoor lifestyle space. A belief in better is the root of all motivation. That's what Motiv is all about. Learn more at

About ACTIVE Network

ACTIVE Network®, a Global Payments company (NYSE: GPN), is the premier global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers while offering intelligence solutions through its industry-leading data and insights platform. The enterprise-level ACTIVEWorks®  platform offers organizers advanced SaaS technology that streamlines the administration of activities and events. The  ACTIVE Network Activity Cloud®  platform combines intelligence solutions and data tools to provide actionable insights that help organizers better manage their events and increase both revenue and participation. Founded in 1999, ACTIVE Network is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.  For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter.


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