PROFILE:  IGT raises the bar with unveiling of PeakBarTop cabinet

International Game Technology PLC (IGT) has launched its next-generation bartop hardware, the PeakBarTop cabinet. Guests of Cache Creek Casino Resort in Brooks, Calif., Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, Calif., San Manuel Casino in Highland, Calif. and Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, can be among the first players in the world to experience IGT’s much-anticipated PeakBarTop cabinet and its legendary content library, according to a press release.

The innovative PeakBarTop cabinet features an ergonomic design that includes a 23-inch curved, full-HD display, a front-mounted ticket printer and an embedded card reader. The PeakBarTop cabinet also includes a range of technologically advanced features such as enhanced lighting and sound, a USB mobile device charging port, a play-level indicator for service staff, and embedded Bluetooth technology that enables operators to seamlessly integrate with IGT’s cashless gaming systems technology.

The PeakBarTop cabinet supports an expansive library of IGT game content. In addition to housing the most popular video poker titles of all time, the PeakBarTop portfolio offers new IGT video poker games such as Ultimate X Bonus Streak Poker, exciting Keno games such as Da Vinci Diamonds Keno, Proven Performer slot games such as Mistress of Egypt and a variety of roulette games. The cabinet’s game menu configuration enables players to effortlessly scroll through their favorite game titles with a finger swipe, just as they would search for content on a personal mobile device. Visit for more info.


Table game protection shields » KGM

KGM, Pennsylvania-based casino supply manufacturer, has added table game protection shields to its Social Protection line of products.

Table game protection shields are installed on table games to separate players sitting next to each other and separate the dealer from the players, according to press materials. These shields can be produced in custom sizes and are available for multiple player configurations. The table game protection shields can be adapted to fit a variety of table and game layouts.

Once the shields are on the casino floor, they can be easily adjusted to increase or decrease the number of players that can be seated at a table. The upright posts and brackets are made from strong, powder coated steel and the shields are made from plexiglass. Players are still able to see each other and the dealer through the plexiglass. This provides a safe barrier while keeping the community aspect of these table games alive.

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TAURI temperature-check system » GLORY STAR

Tauri tablets can check a person’s body temperature under three seconds and within three feet of the monitor using advanced German infrared technology.

This technology is done without touching a screen, reducing the need for an inefficient and potentially infectious thermometer, according to a press release. A beep and red light indicates the temperature is too high and a green light when the temperature is normal.

The plug-and-play technology allows anybody to plug-in and start monitoring customers and employees alike in minutes. Future firmware upgrade options will include facial recognition with customized flagging, capacity counting, advertising, germ-free screen and reporting.

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Transparent OLED touch displays » LG BUSINESS SOLUTIONS USA

Illinois-based LG Business Solutions USA has introduced a new vivid, transparent OLED display with cutting-edge touch-screen technology for an engaging digital signage experience that blends in beautifully with its environment.

The new 55-inch LG Transparent OLED Touch Display, (model 55EW5TF) uses projected capacitive (P-Cap) film technology for a highly responsive, accurate touch experience while still allowing significantly greater transparency than conventional transparent LCD displays, according to company literature.

By the nature of OLED’s self-lighting pixels, the new display generates rich colors and high contrast even when transparent. Content can be seen at wide viewing angles to blend naturally into the display’s surroundings. And the P-Cap touch film offers fast, accurate response to user interaction for a more intuitive, engaging solution. It supports up to 10 touch points at a time.

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PROFILE: Resorts Casino Hotel to install state-of-the-art ultraviolet technology

Atlantic City, N.J.-based Resorts Casino Hotel will be installing cutting-edge Focused Multivector Ultraviolet (FMUV) light technology from PURPLESUN to provide the safest gaming and entertainment environment for its guests.

The installation is part of Resorts’ Play Safe, Work Safe plan to responsibly welcome back guests and team members after its closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release. Resorts Casino Hotel has taken extensive measures to ensure that team members and guests are safe when either coming to work or visiting the property.  “PurpleSun’s mobile FMUV light technology will ensure our sanitization process is by far one of the best in the gaming industry” said Mark Giannantonio, president and CEO of Resorts Casino and Hotel.

PurpleSun’s novel light-based technology platform, FMUV Shadowless Delivery, is unlike any other ultraviolet solution and was a primary line of defense for some of the country’s top health care institutions such as Hackensack Meridian Health and Northwell Health during the COVID-19 crisis and in the reopening. PurpleSun provides smart, data-driven and sustainable solutions to automate the process for disinfection of rooms and equipment. The PurpleSun products offer best-in-class efficacy, speed and workflow, treating contaminated areas and equipment for the purposes of disinfection in just 100 seconds with 99.9 percent efficacy. Visit for more info.