EFCO recently ntroduced its high-performance EGL-7080 series full HD gaming logic box. Enabling developers to design highly-differentiated, immersive and more compelling three to seven-screen gaming applications, the EFCO EGL-7080 is powered by Intel Core and Pentium processors, and integrates AMD Embedded Radeon E7750, E8870, E9260 or RX-560 graphics processing units (GPUs) with an optional AMD embedded PCI Express 16X graphics card that provides spectacular, high-resolution 4K multimedia and 3D graphics performance. 

Delivering powerful, scalable computing and exceptional display technologies, EFCO’s new gaming platform supports three HD display channel capabilities, simultaneous video streams and outstanding HD H.265 encode and decode multimedia playback. It also supports advanced graphics APIs and readily accommodates the full feature set of gaming I/O and popular I/O pin outs. Furthermore EFCO provides the ability to customize I/O to match specific application requirements.

The EGL-7080 includes EFCO’s Gaming Software Support Package that gives developers a multi-layered security mechanism and hardware intelligent assistant specifically designed to help them meet the strict security needs of the gaming industry while also streamlining the development of gaming systems. The support package can be beneficial to operators helping them avoid malicious intrusion. This high-performance gaming logic box also features onboard NVRAM with capacities from 3 megabytes (MB) to 16MB, and comes with EFCO’s new Smart Bay storage solution, which supports the full range of CFAST, CF, 2.5-inch and 1.8-inch SATA SSDs and USB storage devices. In addition, system confidence is ensured with the EGL-7080 key-lock feature for enhanced security.

The EFCO GL-7080 series meets the most stringent requirements of GLI/BMM hardware-compliant platforms. This complete, full HD gaming solution includes four external RS-232 and four USB ports that can easily connect any and all gaming peripherals and devices. There are also dual gigabyte (GB) LAN ports for high-speed Ethernet connections.

"More immersive gaming experiences that deliver high resolution, superior image quality and visual performance are the next generation of casino games operators want to provide their more electronics-savvy customers today," said Ira Lo, EFCO Gaming CTO. "We designed the EFCO EGL-7080 as the ideal platform for three to seven-screen gaming development offering developers the high-end graphics, computing performance, flexible I/O and customization capabilities they need to take multimedia gaming to the next level. As with all EFCO’s gaming logic box solutions, our advanced EGL-7080 is an exceptional ‘game developer-friendly’ platform that streamlines both application design and installation of new systems."