Thursday, October 25, 2012
Lightstreamer Goes All In with bwin.party
According to their public statements, the Group has generated pro-forma net revenues in 2011 of €816.0m and commands leading market positions in four product verticals: online sports betting, poker, casino, and bingo, with some of the world’s biggest online gaming brands including bwin, PartyPoker, PartyCasino and Foxy Bingo with proprietary gaming platforms.
Reporting from Technology and Product page on bwin.party's official website, "Our significant investment in technology over the past decade has put us at the forefront of the online gaming industry - a position we intend to retain through a continuous programme of development and investment". The Lightstreamer Real-Time Web technology will be progressively integrated in the group's online poker, casino, and bingo product verticals.
The growing competition in the gaming and gambling industry induces an effort to make faster, more pervasive, and interactive games.
Lightstreamer offers game developers and producers of browser-based, mobile, desktop, or console games a real-time data streaming solution that enables them to keep focused on the game design and development, forgetting about the complexity of exchanging real-time data over the Web.
Read all the details of the official Press Release below (link).
Bwin.party Gaming Platforms to be Powered by Lightstreamer Real-Time Technology
The Lightstreamer technology will be used by bwin.party, a global leader in digital entertainment, for pervasive live data delivery over the web.
MILAN, ITALY -- (October 24, 2012) – Weswit, a global leader in real-time web solutions, today announced that bwin.party (LSE:BPTY), the global online gaming company, has re-selected Lightstreamer to power its world-class gaming and betting platforms.
bwin.party, which has millions of customers worldwide and pro forma net revenue in 2011 of €816.0 million, will progressively deploy Lightstreamer in its online poker, casino, and bingo product verticals.
Lightstreamer is a massively scalable solution for pushing live data over WebSockets and other web protocols, to millions of users. With a growing number of customers ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, the Lightstreamer technology enables the streaming of real-time gaming data and messaging across multiple channels and apps, including HTML5, Android, iPhone, iPad, and many other platforms.
“Lightstreamer was the clear scalable solution to handle the complex real-time data communication required by our state-of-the-art gaming products,” commented Tod Martin, bwin.party’s Group Technology Director. “We are confident the Lightstreamer solution will provide the highest quality gaming experience for our customers."
“We are honoured that Lightstreamer will be part of bwin.party’s online gaming platforms,” declared Mauro Fantechi, Co-CEO and Chairman at Weswit. “Being deployed in such well-known, cross-platform gaming environments, our solution keeps confirming its value for the betting and entertainment industries, which are at the forefront of technological development and innovation.”
“It is truly exciting to know that bwin.party has selected our Lightstreamer real-time web technology,” added Alessandro Alinone, co-CEO and CTO at Weswit. “Lightstreamer takes care of all the complexity of delivering real-time data over the web, reducing the technological risks and drastically enhancing the pervasiveness of games”.
Lightstreamer is made up of a high-performance server, which routes the real-time messages over the web protocols, and a rich set of client libraries, which easily enable any application to send and receive live data in an efficient and reliable way. Lightstreamer can reach any desktop and mobile client, whatever connectivity the user experiences, passing through any kind of proxies and firewalls. Features include bandwidth optimisation, adaptive throttling, data conflation, delta delivery, and total control over the quality of service.