Point of sale for gaming industry
Digital money is becoming the preferred method of payment and gaming is also following the same
trend. American casinos no longer have coins for the slot machines, instead one gets a voucher and for
winnings, one gets a voucher too. While this is the most commonly used cashless technology today,
casinos are now adopting newer alternatives as well. More and more casinos are looking toward
smarter solutions that offer greater returns and lower costs. Cashless payment or credit or debit or any
other card are MSR or smart card (chip technology) ready. Smart cards are beginning to supplant MSR
cards, however, USA is slowing catching up but not there yet. Still many MSR cards in the market.
Smart cards are becoming the norm for cashless gaming in many parts of the world also. This trend
offers higher security, greater functionality and higher returns to the gaming industry. The move to
smart cards have revolutionized the way money and information is stored and used. UIC keeping abreast
of the gaming trends offer products and solutions for both categories.
UIC product portfolio include MSR Readers, Hybrid Readers and Writers (MSR and smart card in one
machine), Smart Card Readers and Integrated Circuits. They support the following features: