It’s been a while since new technology has come along to change the way people gamble on the Internet. A company called ScreenFriendsTM Corporation is seeking to end the drought by marrying Internet gambling and voice recognition technology.
The company, a subsidiary of WENR Corporation, is a developer of voice-interactive software designed to simplify computer and Internet navigation. Recently, WENR entered the gambling arena by announcing plans to introduce the world’s first voice-enabled casino games.
ScreenFriends Director of Product Development Brad Carley says the product will “revolutionize how we play games on the computer and over the Internet.”
ScreenFriends’ “Say and Play” technology can be rapidly interfaced with existing computer games.
The company says it intends to partner with, or license its “intelligent speech brain” technology to, game development companies that seek an enhanced, voice-activated gaming experience.
The ScreenFriends Personal Inter(Face)TM product is a patent-pending software combining voice recognition, animated characters and computer response technologies. ScreenFriends characters are interchangeable and can be customized to promote any corporate sponsor online or offline 24/7.
For computer users, the software requires no training to receive rich media and dynamic promotional content over the Web.
ScreenFriends opens and closes programs, surfs the Web, reads e-mail, and delivers stock quotes, news, movie reviews, weather reports, etc.
Companies use ScreenFriends to increase web site Daftar Slot Online traffic, deliver electronic coupons, increase brand awareness and offer special promotions direct to their desired demographic. The technology developed by ScreenFriends provides for a voice-enabled solution for most computer software.
The company has not disclosed whether it has signed agreements yet with online casino software developing firms.
InterCasino Jackpot Hits $150,000
InterCasino announced today that the Jackpot of its newly released Progressive Caribbean Poker game has reached $150,000, one of the largest jackpots in online gaming history. The jackpot starts at $50,000 and grows with every bet until someone wins.
Players don’t even need a Royal Flush to get the taste of a big win. A straight flush pays 10% of the jackpot, which is at least $15,000. Lower combinations also pay out handsomely — a $1 bonus bet pays $1,000 on Four of a Kind, $100 on a Full House and $50 on a Flush.
January saw several large progressive jackpots — to the tune of $180,000 — including nine Super Jackpot Video Poker and two Triple Olive Slots.
Throughout the month of February, all players who make a single deposit of $75 or more will be automatically credited with an additional $75, as a free bonus.