UK gaming machine trade body Bacta has established a Technical Standards Working Group, which aims to ensure the regular reviewing of gaming machine industry standards.
The intention is to certify that every UK gaming machine as fit for purpose and meets regulatory and industry requirements.
Bacta named Alan Claypool as the chairman of the new group, with Matt Ingram takin the position of vice chair.
Ingram holds the position of chief product officer at Reflex Gaming, while Claypool is currently head of product at Blueprint Gaming.
“The recent emergence of land-based digital gaming has introduced new technologies, applications and enhanced player experiences into the gaming industry,” said Claypool.
“It would now seem appropriate to review the existing BACTA industry standards.”
“The use of industry- agreed technical standards provides machine operators with certain commonality across different technologies and gaming cabinets, therefore improving serviceability and configuration..