GPI kicks off 2018 with a successful showing at ICE.
UK.- Gaming Partners International started 2018 with a very successful show at ICE in London. As a leading worldwide supplier of table game products, GPI was proud to showcase its full suite of gaming currency, RFID solutions, playing cards and layouts. GPI met with many existing customers and also had many new inquiries about the innovative products that GPI offers.
GPI’s most exciting news from the show, came from the announcement of a global licensing and development agreements with BrainChip and Xuvi to develop our advanced Automated Table Solution (ATS™). ATS™ combines GPI’s exclusive SMART RFID and CIS with BrainChip’s accelerated solutions for artificial intelligence (AI) applications, and with Xuvi’s immersive data analytics and automation for intelligent data-driven decisions. The ATS™ solution will provide a comprehensive table solution for currency security, game protection and trend analysis, accurate comping, and marketing automation.
GPI highlighted its exclusive high-frequency SMART RFID products and solutions that offer customers one of the strongest anti-counterfeit deterrents available. SMART offers the latest advancement in casino currency RFID technology and is available on all of GPI’s currency brands. When used in conjunction with the Casino Inventory System (CIS) software, SMART delivers a complete currency tracking and authentication solution and one of the most robust, anti-counterfeit, currency security solutions available. GPI offers all the necessary components from SMART RFID currency, to antennas and readers.
Customers were given demonstrations of several new and innovative currency security offerings. The new Focus security feature is a taggant added to the chip material of GPI’s BG injection moulded chips, making it ideal for authenticating chips in stacks or racks. Similar to LaserTrack, Focus is only revealed with a special, invisible laser device. In addition, GPI’s BG V-Series customers now have the option to incorporate the new and unique Hollow Shot into their chips. The Hollow Shot is a one-of-a-kind indentation in the chip’s outer ring and serves a dual purpose in the chip’s design and counterfeit deterrence. In addition, customers can add micro-text and taggants to the Hollow Shot for an additional level of currency security.
Other products featured at ICE included quality casino playing cards and layouts. GPI introduced European customers to a new line of premium paper playing cards, Paulson Aces. Paulson Aces are manufactured using a heavier, high-grade paper stock and offer superior snap, feel and durability. Also featured, was GPI’s full line of Gemaco playing cards which includes both paper and plastic card types. GPI’s full graphic EGC layouts were on full display, with vibrant designs and colours, available in two finishes.