PlayPortal Card Reader Unit - Product Description
The PlayPortal Card Reader Unit is part of the PlayPortal Cashless Card System and is installed on your arcade machine in order to read the value in the Playportal Player Card, deduct a certain value (preset by the arcade machine owner) from the card, and transfer credit to the arcade machine to pay for play. Players simply wave their PlayPortal Player Card onto the installed PlayPortal Card Reader Unit to initiate the above process.
The PlayPortal Card Reader Unit is a secured electronic terminal, is easy to install and has a low maintenance requirement. When compared to the old fashioned way of inserting coins manually, this new technology not only saves a huge amount of time but also makes it easy to keep a track of the credits you have on hand.
The PlayPortal Cashless Card System, is a tap and play payment system and was specially developed for the amusement gaming industry. This system involves players loading credits onto their PlayPortal Player Card and to use the card to pay for games which are a part of the PlayPortal System. This system can be installed on any arcade machine and makes the most of Radio-frequency identification (RFID) mechanisms by reading the data on the player’s card.
The PlayPortal system is similar to the existing Octopus in Hong Kong and Oyster in London, and replaces the use of coins or tokens completely. With the help of PlayPortal, there won’t be any hassles of dealing with the cash, this system improves management efficiency, removes lines of people checking balances, and reduces operation costs.
Here is a video demonstrating the PlayPortal Cashless Card System: