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Incredible hoping to bring
Magic Touch to casinos
G2e saw the launch of a new name into the casino slot sector with Incredible
Technologies, the country’s largest manufacturer of coin-operated video games,
announcing that it has been issued licenses to manufacture and distribute electronic
gaming devices by the State of Nevada.
theincredibles evolution for her company to cessful in that area,” said opened we were visited almost
INCREDIBLE TECHNOLOGIES move into gaming. Hodgson. “But when the cre- immediately by a number of
“We are experts in creating ative types started showing up key contacts that had been
Illinois-based Incredible Tech- games that attract adults,” said too, that’s when we knew we invited in advance. Soon after,
nologies debuted itself and its Hodgson. “10 million players had something special. It’s very more potential customers
Magic Touch line of Class III have spent over $3bn on flattering to hear rave reviews started trickling in and the “Things are progressing titles such as Money, Cars, Fish
video slot, poker and keno Golden Tee alone during the of your games by the talented word started to spread. After nicely and we’re optimistic that Store and Fruit stand out. Each
products at this year’s Las Vegas past 20 years. We have the talent men and women who work for that, our booth was busy for we’ll be selling games soon,” title is available in three volatil-
expo complete with their and the technology to enter your competitors.” the rest of the show. she said. “In the next few ity versions: Often, Steady and
player adjustable maths and a the new world order of gaming Hodgson went on to say that We’re grateful to everyone who months we’ll be following up Big giving players the choice of
fresh take on slot reel presenta- that’s developing today. The originally there was concern came to see us.” with all the contacts we made “How do you like to win?”
tion. timing is right for us.” that attendees would not When asked when she at the show. 2009 will certainly Innovations include Versatile
As a new name to the casino “We went to the show notice her products amid the expected her first games to be be an exciting year for us.” Volatility presented by the Prize
sector it is looking to transfer hoping to attract casino opera- much larger booths in the spa- available for sale, Hodgson said Magic Touch is a new line of Guy, SideWinder horizontal
its expertise in coin-op. Elaine tors and slot buyers looking for cious exhibit hall, but those that the entire line is currently in state-of-the-technology video spinning reels, AnglePay lines,
Hodgson, president and CEO, something new and innova- fears were quickly laid to rest. the testing labs and she is hopeful slot, poker and keno machines. ClearWin symbols, ContinuPlay
said that the move was a natural tive, and we were very suc- “When the show first for a 2009 Q2 or Q3 release. Robust 3-D graphics make slot rhythmic sound, and BonuSave.
Picture perfect solution from Dallmeier
director Terry
Clarke and
linkedin has a very reasonable
Giorgio DALLMEIER cost/performance ratio.”
Abbiati. Dallmeier boasts that the
In the security pavilion at modular concept means its
G2e, German video video systems achieve
surveillance company 99.99994 per cent
Dallmeier demonstrated the availability where even in
advantages if its complete the event of a breakdown
digital matrix system, a redundant systems kick in
high-end solution while defective components
developed especially for the can be easily identified and
gaming industry. changed. Translated into
New deals and new
“There are real benefits real time, in a 24/7 system a
to the system we offer,” 99 per cent availability rate
products for Abbiati
said sales director would see malfunctions of Dallmeier’s
Ekkehard Kleine. “It’s easy 3.6 days per year; a 99.999
to install with a clear per cent rate means 5.2
system structure, high minutes per year.
doingbusiness nology. Abbiati favours the resolution video recording Dallmeier’s ‘six nines’
ABBIATI high frequency 13.56MHz and transmission, a equates to just over half a
phase jitter modulation (PJM) completely integrated second of malfunctions per for different environments, pictures every time,” said
For Abbiati, the Italian manu- technology from Magellan solution for live and year. to take account of different Kleine.
facturer of quality casino and has worked with PGIC to playback viewing and Dallmeier has taken into background contrasts, light He added: “We offer
equipment, G2e proved its develop applications for the different levels of account the special needs levels and colours. scalability and flexibility on
status as the crossroads of the casino industry. redundancy for different of the casino sector by “It helps save time and a decentralised system
world casino industry, as it “The speed and accuracy areas of the casino. It’s incorporating four special money on the installation structure that assures
signed a deal to supply a South of the technology provides user friendly, durable and presets for its CasinoCams and provides perfect security.”
American customer. the ability to read and iden-
Managing director Giorgio tify 800 chips per second,”
Abbiati said: “While the said Giorgio Abbiati. “It allows
number of attendees seemed us to help casinos improve
to be down on previous years, their performance in mission Contracts flow in for Innocore
the decision makers still critical areas such as game
attended. The show was par- speed. For an industry where DPX-S410 board, launched The company will also
ticularly successful for us time is money, being able to this year, which will form the supply Russian gaming
with a South American casino increase the speed of infor- basis of Octavian’s product machine manufacturer Kare
confirming an order with mation is a huge benefit.” line-up, including the Maver- Technology with the same
Abbiati for all their VIP casino Abbiati has now completed ick gaming machine and board. When the deal was
requirements, including five its detailed development and Games Kit range for the next announced, Oleg Indr-
roulette tables, six blackjack finalised the complicated five years. ishenok, Kare’s deputy pro-
table, a midi punto banco, manufacturing processes of “This deal really speaks to duction director, said: “Such
value chips, plaques and all chips and plaques using the some of our key strengths,” has been the speed of the
the casino seating.” RFID technology. This means said Koen Stomph, sales service that from initial devel-
He added: “We have been full availability for the Chip director for Innocore. “Relia- opment kit to implementa-
concentrating on the South Inventory System by PGIC, bility, our know-how in the tion has taken a little over six
American market recently using Abbiati chips: a casino industry, our customer months. From the initial
and we are now seeing the in the UK has recently had the support and of course our meeting at the ICE 2008
rewards. We have just entire system installed.
Innocore’s sales director
know-how in both technology tradeshow, we were inspired
appointed two new agents Abbiati was also displaying
Koen Stomph
and operational matters. It’s a by the additional benefits
for the continent who will its Laser Wheel, with in-built true all-in-one solution with offered to us by Innocore.
increase the visibility of laser sensor for discreet ball powerful integrated graphics, This first point of contact
Abbiati and our product range tracking; the wheel hooks up onboard announcing two major deals state-of-the-art security fea- through to production has
in the area.” to any display - the company INNOCORE with manufacturers and its tures, all the required I/O and, been a great experience and
Among the many products offers Paltronics displays - or stand was busy. because we use the Intel we’ve developed an excel-
on the stand was a compre- to live game terminals thanks The Las Vegas show was Innocore won the contract GME965 chipset, the guaran- lent relationship very
hensive array of RFID tech- to its open protocol. Innocore’s first outing since to supply Octavian with the tee of very long availability.” quickly.”
52 January 2009 • G2ereport
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