NOVOMATIC is again, as has for many years been traditional, the largest exhibitor at ICE Totally Gaming (February 4th – 6th, London ExCeL) and presents a wide range of new technology and product innovations during the show.
Each of these teams are anticipating meeting their customers, making new contacts and presenting exciting new product innovations such as new cabinets, new systems and new games as well as games compendiums.
This innovative single player Roulette is activated by the player using a traditional pinball launching mechanism to deploy the ball into the Roulette wheel or, alternatively, an Auto-Start button on the right hand side of the hand rest. Panther Roulette and Panther Roulette II play exactly to the defined rules of Roulette. The key factor is enhanced player interaction with the game. The guest can be both player and croupier at the same time.
Panther Roulette II comes with a comprehensive multi-game offering of 23 HD video slot games which is optionally available for Panther Roulette, as well. The Panther Roulette II additionally features a second 32“ full HD screen in a vertical position on top of the machine with Flip Screen functionality.
To prove that it is possible to succeed beyond success comes the NOVOSTAR® V.I.P. The latest evolution of the world-beating NOVOSTAR slant top cabinet is now designed into the V.I.P. configuration to bring the biggest slot gaming attraction onto the gaming floor.
Retaining the unique ‘Flip Screen’ feature of the original NOVOSTAR, this V.I.P. cabinet is further upgraded by a giant 46” upper screen positioned at the perfect ergonomic distance for supreme game play. The featured Crown V.I.P. chair with integrated sound system and Auto-Start button in the arm rest completes the thrilling gaming experience of this unique cabinet innovation. Without doubt, the NOVOSTAR V.I.P is ready to take on the mantle of its predecessor and become a global ‘must have’ addition to any gaming operation.
Novomatic Biometric Systems
The latest vision of Europe’s biggest integrated gaming group now introduces the result of a long term interdisciplinary development project of various European Novomatic competence centres. Novomatic Biometric Systems pioneer the pre-requisites for a comprehensive biometrically supported registration and payment system that is not just for the gaming industry.
Biometrics are the measurable anatomical characteristics that make possible the unique identification of an individual. The in-house developed NOVOMATIC Biometric Systems(NBS) herald a modern approach to contemporary demands in and beyond the gaming industry.
For this vision NOVOMATIC has deployed existing technologies and developed proprietary systems. NBS feature a wide variety of application possibilities in the gaming segment (as well as in ancillary areas such as gastronomy) and thereby offer a cost-effective solution for the quick and reliable processing of authentication data.
Once a guest is registered he can login via biometric recognition, gain access to the gaming area or other premises, land based as well as online. This network is implemented in a so-called single-wallet-environment that can include gaming machines, restaurants and bars or other entertainment and shopping offerings within an operation or even an online or mobile casino. Even the cash payout can be administered via the biometric recognition of the guest at a cash terminal or cash desk. This new development brings maximum comfort for the guest: he will be able to utilize the entire offering in completely cashless ease. Also, casino operators will be able to tap completely new business perspectives with this revolutionary system, such as new offers, increased cost efficiency as well as increased security.
At ICE 2014 presentation of the NOVOMATIC Biometric Systems consists of a modified fingerprint scanner, a local server and, in order to link multiple sites, a central server. The exchange of information is carried out via web services encoded in a proprietary protocol. The template of the fingerprint is created locally in the enrolment process and is immediately active via the local server. Simultaneously, the template is uploaded to a to the central server.
The central database has a capacity of up to one million templates and is further upgradeable. In the end, however, the use of the fingerprint is just a show case as the used biometric recognition technology hardware component can be replaced by others. The core of the presented innovation is the system technology behind connecting different systems and technologies to realize a whole new business within the gaming industry.
Further NBS ideally cater to the requirements of modern Responsible Gaming and the protection of minors as specified by the regulatory requirements in a large number of international gaming jurisdictions by individually granting or denying access to gaming machines or gaming floors on the basis of the customer’s own characteristic biometric data. All existing NOVOMATIC products are already ‘NBS ready’, meaning that they can be easily and quickly upgraded and networked.
NOVOMATIC Remote Pla a Product in Progress
NOVOMATIC’s modern WLAN casino gaming solution NOVOMATIC Remote Play will be presented at ICE 2014 in London with a whole range of new product features.
NOVOMATIC Remote Play is a secure portable tablet PC gaming solution that provides new possibilities for casino operators to offer their guests comfort, service and mobility. Via the casino’s securely configured tablets guests can play their favourite NOVOMATIC NOVO LINE machines and games everywhere within the casino’s WLAN reach while they move around freely; in a smoking area, the lounge, the bar or the restaurant.
Tablet control over the machine is gained via a QR code scan and can only be returned by the player himself or via an attendant by scanning the machine’s QR code once more. Remotely played machines are exclusively controlled by the tablet and display an information banner that informs other guests about their remote status.
The latest product development now provide guests with a range of new product features that make NOVOMATIC Remote Play a comprehensive casino gaming and service solution. The game choice has been extended and now also includes the whole range of NOVO LINE Novo Unity II multiplayer and slot games that are available in the casino.
The solution thus allows guests to even participate in an electronic live game while at the same time playing his favourite video slot game – or play two video slots at the same time on the tablet. The display of the two game screens is facilitated by a rotate-screen functionality that switches from landscape to portrait mode, as soon as ‘parallel view’ is selected.
One completely new service functionality is the possibility of an integrated CMS system for improved customer service. The offered service may include taxi, hotel room or dinner reservations, a call attendant functionality, various customized information services and personalized players’ club amendments or orders for refreshments and snacks.
The CMS system is a highly customized service solution that can be directly integrated with any casino management or player tracking system. Also the player interface on the tablet as well as the information screen on the machines can be customized and casino branded.
All game data resources including the RNG (random number generator) remain at all times at the machine. Any data transfer and interaction between machine and tablet is fully secured by the server. NOVOMATIC Remote Play can be easily installed and configured to include any number of a casino’s gaming machines and the system has been especially developed to be integrated with any casino management or player tracking system for consistent performance analyses.
Casino operators all over the world will quickly appreciate the numerous advantages and service benefits for their customers: a completely new gaming freedom within the casino premises with personalized premium customer service always at hand.
Jewels Factory Jackpot
The hybrid jackpot Jewels Factory is unique! This is the first time ever combination of a 3-level Mystery Jackpot and a Community Jackpot in one product.
The JEWELS FACTORY Mystery Jackpot features the three win levels Ruby Jackpot, Emerald Jackpot and Diamond Jackpot that the player can hit any time, in any game, on any of the connected machines.
KINGDOM of RA Jackpot
Explore the riches of the KINGDOM of RA in a thrilling 4-level Mystery Progressive Jackpot
Hidden deep in the vaults of the Ancient Egyptian pyramids lies Bastet’s mask – the key to her favour and fortunes: Gold, Silver, Bronze and Iron. The KINGDOM of RA is available for NOVO LINE INTERACTIVE/VLT and Coolfire II as well as for all types of SAS protocol equipped machines.