Self-operated casino tables with no human involvement will soon become an everyday reality. Yes! you heard that right – unmanned smart tables are the future.
At the ongoing Philippines Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Manila, a Korean IT Solutions company BGNT unveiled its smart casino table that makes use of the radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.
While casinos and gambling technologies and services providers are already pushing hard to develop their own RFID Smart Tables, the real challenge lies in making it compatible to handle big data at the right speed and without being intermittent.
Speaking to a Korean media outlet, chief executive of BGNT, Seo Suk-jin said that their tables are capable of reading “more than 700 gaming chips in just four seconds and betting in one second.”
“Our Smart Table has the same shape as the typical gaming tables used in casinos, bringing no changes to the gaming operation,” he explained.
Seo was confident of the product and said that “casinos will be able to enhance its credentials by adding transparency and accuracy with the smart table and further to improve sales and prevent tricks and crimes.”
What Is RFID?
Simply put radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is a means to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects. What makes it superior and advanced is the fact that it uses electromagnetic fields to detect tags. It can be attached to cash, clothing, and possessions, or implanted in animals and people.
In the casino gambling industry, it can be attached to chips and used for tracking and identifying them.
The Benefits Of Smart Casino Tables
Smart casino tables equipped with RFID technology have multiple advantages:
a> They are automatic, fast and accurate. With no manual involvement, it is also cost-effective and eliminates any chance of prospective human error.
b> For management and casino operators, the RFID enabled casino tables provide them with real-time inventory with an exact value of float on-line.
c> It immediately reports any suspicious transaction, therefore completely rules out any chance of fraud or chip scams.
d> It helps in automatically recording transactions and other information in the casino currency.