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NetEnt Showcases Innovative and Realistic Technologies at ICE

- February 3, 2016 By Oliver Young -

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The Swedish developer will showcase its virtual reality and 3D sound technologies

This year’s ICE Totally Gaming taking place at ExCel London kicked off on February 2, 2016 and NetEnt is already one of the highlight exhibitors. The Swedish based developer and provider of online casino gaming products is showcasing several new and innovative technologies and they are expected to be mind blowing.

The company will be showcasing its virtual reality technology and its 3D sound technology. New concepts about the future of online gambling will also be presented as well as the demands, behavior and needs of the future virtual casino players. NetEnt will publicly reveal its thoughts and the results of its research on what will most likely thrill casino players in the future.

Showcasing the Future of Online Gambling

NetEnt has been a leader in the online casino market for the past 20 years and at ICE the company sees an excellent opportunity to introduce innovative and exciting technologies including important details about online gambling in the future. This industry is growing and expanding at a fast pace and shows no signs of stopping.

As mentioned in the introduction, the Swedish developer will showcase its 3D sound technology. The company says that it can be used as a feature in its mobile games. The people behind the development believe that sound is very much responsible for enhancing the gaming experience.

Furthermore, NetEnt will also exhibit its virtual reality technology at ICE i.e. it will show what will the future of slot gaming look like. Visitors can see a demonstration of it and enter the virtual world of the company’s most popular slot game Jack and the Beanstalk.

The CEO of NetEnt, Per Eriksson, said that the company is getting bigger and better. He added that their stand at ICE will demonstrate excellent innovation in various technologies and new product offering and visitors will be very much entertained.

New Jim Hendrix Slot Soon to Be Released

In addition to the new technologies, NetEnt also announced that it will soon release its latest slot which is part of the company’s Rocks series. It is titled Jimi Hendrix and themed on this legendary singer, guitarist and songwriter. According to NetEnt, the slot will be an authentic homage to Hendrix and will feature five of the most popular songs from the artist, namely Cross town Traffic, Foxy Lady, Little Wing and Purple Haze. The graphics of the slot will be colorful and in 3D. The animated game will also have impressive visuals and is scheduled to be released in April this year.

The company said that the character of Jimi Hendrix had been developed with ten morph targets to create hundreds of facial expressions. These have also been modified by hand to add some realism. The company also hinted that it will release a third Rocks series title, in addition to Jimi Hendrix and Guns ’n Roses video slots, and it will be launched in September 2016.



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