New Wireless Poker Control Attracts Attention
February 2, 2009 (InfoPowa News) — One of the new products to be showcased at ICEi, part of the International Gaming Expo in London last week, was a new wireless poker controller, which the developers claim could "change the way Online Poker is played forever!"
The Poker Controller is a wireless device that was designed to aid online poker players with their game play. The product alleviates problems such as miss-clicks, missed moves, inaccurate betting, loss of focus and other errors, the makers claim.
Designed with patented play options, the poker controller provides unique and dedicated tools, such as the Raise-O-Meter — a pinpoint accurate betting dial that enables players to reach their desired bet amount with optimum speed and accuracy. Easy-to-reach quick-bet buttons such as ‘Two times the bet (X2)’, ‘Three times the bet (X3)’ etc., ‘Bet pot (POT)’ and All-in (ALL-IN) offer players instant response betting with just one button. Other features include: dedicated BET, CHECK/CALL and FOLD buttons — so the chances of a player clicking the wrong move are significantly reduced, as are mistakes in table seating options, instant lobby view button, automatic blind posting, even an emergency shutout at the push of button.
The Poker Controller has also pioneered a new dimension in switching between multiple tables in play. Unlike the current scenario where a poker player must use the mouse to actively click on the game window they wish to control, the Poker Controller features unique table switching buttons which are easily clicked with the players forefingers like the L1/R1 buttons on a Playstation controller.
In addition to enabling players to flick left and right between game windows at speed, the software highlights the table in play, locking out any moves on another table, thereby preventing miss-clicks on the wrong table.
On-screen prompts are also provided by the Poker Controls Software Application giving players a quick view of the current table in play.
The Poker Controller is to be offered fully loaded with a wireless USB receiver, a rechargeable battery pack, USB charging cable, software and drivers, and is due to appear in retail outlets worldwide in March 2009.