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Gaming Applications

Casino gaming applications are found worldwide and are most predominant in Las Vegas (U.S.), Atlantic City (U.S.), Macau (China) and in a growing number of Native American Territories (U.S.). Traditionally, these regulated games were designed for individual use, but the forward trend is for networked and multi-player machines to enhance the user experience. Casino gaming applications include:

  • Slot games
  • Video Card games
  • Multi-player table games

Slot machines are found primarily on casino floors around the world as stand-alone machines

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • bright displays that highlight the game's vivid graphics
  • 91.5% light transmission that helps maintain LCD image brightness to emphasize on-screen graphics
  • games where touch speed and accuracy are especially important as players advance from basic play to bonus rounds, increasing the potential payout
  • 99% touch accuracy that helps users consistently make intended and repeated on-screen selections
  • 5.4ms touch response time that provides needed speed for demanding applications that require rapid game play
  • heavy-use environments that require a durable touch system that is scratch resistant and contaminant
  • industry-innovative surface finishes that provide premium surface durability and scratch resistance to help customers maintain the long-term operation and aesthetic appearance of their products
  • capacitive sensing technology that works reliably despite on-screen contaminants like dust, grime or moisture


This application values a touch solution for The provides
  • game designers who are looking for new ways to enhance player's gaming experience, keeping them at games longer
  • tactile feedback response that enlivens standard slot functions and heightens bonus round play experience
  • game manufacturers seeking a mechanical button replacement and versatile touch interface
  • mechanical button replacement and server-based button updating with tactile feedback on-screen buttons
  • casino operators seeking ways to add more excitement to popular slot machines
  • product upgrade path to add tactile feedback to existing slot machines


Video card game applications are found on the casino floor or embedded in casino bar tops as a stand-alone system.

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • games that require accurate touch as users select cards, ante or hold their hand.
  • 99% touch accuracy that helps users consistently make intended and repeated on-screen selections
  • display brightness that is important for card recognition in low light.
  • 91.5% light transmission that helps maintain LCD image brightness to emphasize on-screen graphics
  • bar top-embedded games that must work despite drink spills, greasy fingers or other on-screen contaminants.
  • capacitive sensing technology that works reliably despite on-screen contaminants like dust, grime or moisture


Multi-player table games are found in casinos and can incorporate two or more touch displays or one large-screen touch display and are unstaffed.

This application values a touch solution for The 3M™ MicroTouch™ System SCT3250EX provides
  • environments where players must be able to see the cards in low light, as well as highly-reflective environments.
  • 91.5% light transmission that helps maintain LCD image brightness to emphasize on-screen graphics
  • unstaffed games where players are not monitored and touch accuracy becomes more important to avoid unintended selections.
  • 99% touch accuracy that helps users consistently make intended and repeated on-screen selections
  • simulated table games where operation unaffected by on-screen contaminants, like drink spills or cigarette ash, is needed to ensure accurate play
  • capacitive sensing technology that works reliably despite on-screen contaminants like dust, grime or moisture