Geneva, 20th January 2015 – Swiss Information security specialist WISeKey and Football Club Barcelona launched the updated and improved version of “FCB Connect” application. A key mobile application allowing football lovers to follow any Tweet or Facebook post from all FC Barcelona star players, even those without a social account, avoiding all the noise and providing real-time interaction with their favorite players. Users can also have fun comparing their resemblance to players with the biometric feature. FCB Connect app keeps fans engaged on and off the field through a digital ecosystem that taps into sport franchise’s fan base, bringing curated content via fan-supported social campaigns, Twitter and Facebook posts, sports highlights, and injects exclusive additional content provided by the team and its players. The platform continually folds in new cutting-edge digital perks for fans to try such as facial biometric comparisons with the teams’ star players.

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“We are delighted to continue working with FC Barcelona on this great new version of the FCB Connect app,” said WISeKey founder and CEO Carlos Moreira.

 

Dídac Lee, board member, director of FC Barcelona technology, added: “In this global world where everything happens by smartphone, FC Barcelona has made a firm commitment to approach their followers through their device. Initiatives such as this allow the fans, wherever they are, to take their club in their pocket.”

 

Download the Official FCB Connect app from: 

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App Store:

https://itunes.apple.com/ch/app/fcb-connect/id840738962?l=en&mt=8

Android Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wisekey.wisefans.fcbarcelona

 

About WISeKey:

WISeKey is an eSecurity company which offers its digital security solutions to a wide range of customers, governments, business and individual website hosts. As a World Economic Forum Global Growth Company, WISeKey believes that its strategic location in Switzerland and partnership with the OISTE Foundation, a non-profit organization for promoting international standards to secure electronic transactions, sets it apart from other digital security providers, offering geopolitical neutrality.

 

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WISeKey, Youmna Abisaleh, +41 79 946 00 89, yabisaleh@wisekey.com

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