The next generation of seat selection is here.


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SmartSeat Features
Simplicity in Design

Impress your audiences with an experience as extraordinary as your performances.

Venue Builder

Adding custom seat maps and custom configurations of your venues is now as simple as drag and drop.

Highly Configurable

Configuration not customization means you are always in control.

Mobile First, Accessible

Truly mobile first design.

SmartSeat Features

SmartSeat provides your Tessitura organization the ability to build true-to-life venue and seat maps.

Configure design elements to match your branding. Plus, with a seat recommendation engine and full-screen capabilities, SmartSeat provides an unrivaled user experience on any device—all at a price point and install time you won’t believe.

Mobile Optimized

A cross-device experience to match the sophistication of your patrons.

Mobile is our main focus for SmartSeat. We optimized the experience and the performance so that there's fewer steps, and less friction, and less waiting.

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Intelligent Seat Recommendations

Powered by a user's preferences.

SmartSeat finds the best seats and shows them directly on the seat selection map—an industry first.

ADA WCAG Considered

User centered design.

SmartSeat is mobile first responsive and designed to serve your audience.

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Easy Install & CMS Agnostic

Basic installation complete and ready for configuration in two weeks.

SmartSeat is compatible with any content management system and any .NET site, including Tessitura's TNEW.

The SmartSeat Interface

Input your custom color and select a typeface from Google's vast open source font library. Buttons, boxes and toggles follow the best practices of Google’s Material-UI. You get full configuration control. Venue Builder tools allow unprecedented precision when creating your seat maps.

Ultimate Configuration

Standing room, dance floors, galas, cabaret seating--seat and section configuration is simple with a drag and drop interface.

Performance Tested

We've put SmartSeat through it's paces and it delivers maximum purchasing throughput.

Enjoy your increased revenue

Patrons welcome friction-less experiences. Enjoy increasing ticket sales.

Licensing Model

You pay for the license, there's an annual fee and that's it. We cover the install, maintenance and updates.
Licensing price includes
  • SmartSeat Filters and Seat Selection pages for single tickets
  • Training materials
  • Venue Builder tool managing settings and creating custom maps
  • First venue designed and configured
Optional add-on services
  • SVG map design
  • SVG seat mapping on client-provided design files
  • Brand consistency consultation
  • Full venue creation

SmartSeat & Venue Builder Feature Road-map

SmartSeat is built with growth in mind. Licensees will receive routine feature releases throughout the year, as Adage continues to add new functionality based around industry needs and your feedback.

Major releases on the road-map have included:

Seat selection for exchanges and choose-your-own / flex subscriptions
On-map general admission zones
Fully multilingual capabilities
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