LONDON, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced that its SPHINX 4D™ game and Cardless Connect™ mobile software solution were named as two of Casino Journal's Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards.
"It's an honor to be recognized by Casino Journal for excellence in gaming innovation. Winning these awards reinforces IGT's commitment to setting a new standard of innovation in the gaming industry. By leveraging our leading R&D investment to deliver solutions such as SPHINX 4D and Cardless Connect, we offer our valued customers compelling content and services that can drive unique player experiences," said Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO North America Gaming & Interactive (DoubleDown Casino).
IGT's SPHINX 4D was recognized for being the industry's first slot machine to combine glasses-free TRUE 3D™ graphics with gesture recognition and mid-air haptic technologies. Set on the Company's new CrystalCurve TRUE 4D™ cabinet, SPHINX 4D is packed with dynamic content and enables players to see, touch, and interact with the slot machine's 3D graphics, creating an immersive gaming experience.
The Company was also awarded for its revolutionary payment solutions technology, Cardless Connect. The versatile product is modernizing the player experience and casino floor by replacing cash and paper transactions with a digital wallet that also serves as a player-loyalty card. The integrated technology can be embedded into a casino's mobile app, conveniently allowing players to access it via their smartphones.
Casino Journal recognizes the most innovative technology offerings in the gaming industry. The awards are evaluated by a panel of judges who represent a cross-section of the industry.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.IGT.com.
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