Incom, the world's largest supplier of fused fiber optic solutions, today announced a technology partnership with Fairlight, a leading supplier of digital audio/video production equipment, to revolutionize the global gaming industry with advanced button functionality; dramatically improving the user interface of interactive displays. Incom and Fairlight unveiled the fused fiber optic-enabled gaming console at Incom's booth (3711) during the Global Gaming Expo.
"Fairlight is at the forefront of digital production equipment and the integration of our technologies, over the past decade, has increased audio/video capabilities," said Michael Detarando, president and CEO for Incom. "Applying Incom's fused fiber optics to Fairlight's Picture Key Technology for the gaming industry gives manufacturers endless design possibilities to enhance features and performance; elevating player interaction."
Incom's fused fiber optic technology transforms a conventional display into a customizable, interactive viewing surface that can take the shape of any geometry or contour imaginable. For the first time, gaming equipment manufacturers can create a truly unique visual effect, enhancing the display like never before and generating new player interest, which translates into increased revenue.
"Fairlight constantly monitors the fiber optics market and nothing we've seen compares to Incom's expertise, bonded fiber capabilities and its latest developments with bonded polymer," explained Philip Belcher, CEO for FairlightAU Pty Ltd of Sydney Australia. "Incom has been instrumental to the success of our Picture Key Technology and consistently demonstrates its commitment to high quality and innovation. Incom is a professional, resourceful and accommodating development partner."
For more than 40 years, Incom's fused fiber optic solutions have made critical contributions to the medical, scientific, display and defense industries. Recently, Incom has applied its industry leading glass and polymer innovations to gaming, completely revamping the look, feel and function of interactive display systems worldwide.
"Incom and Fairlight are the first to deliver new interactive display capabilities, directly responding to increased demand from casinos, game manufacturers and players," continued Detarando. "Sleek, responsive, uniquely designed button technology and touch displays are now possible, with the use of glass and polymer fused fiber optics."