2004) and will be displaying products from both of their Pluto embedded and Firefly
multimedia electronic gaming platforms.
The Pluto 5 and Firefly X10 Development Kits will be on show, along with the recently
launched Pluto 6 kit. Heber Development Kits are designed to ease the initial
development process on either platform, allowing a quicker time to market. They contain
all of the hardware and software needed to create, develop and test your game on one
‘G2E is an excellent showcase for us to display our ever growing range of electronic
control systems’ said John Malin, International Sales Manager. ‘Having both of our main
product ranges on display, in the form of their development kits, allows us to show how
easy it is to develop on either our Pluto or Firefly platforms.’
Heber’s core market is in the design, development and manufacture of electronic controls
for the amusement industry. From 20 years experience within the market place Heber
have created the Pluto range of control systems, which are in use by major
manufacturers with over 250,000 machines world-wide.
The Calypso range of video cards have been designed to interface with Pluto 5, Pluto 5
Casino and Pluto 6 and add high performance graphics to spin reel machines.
The Pluto range is supported by two Development Kits, which provide the ideal test
environment for either the Pluto 5 / Pluto 5 Casino or the Pluto 6 Control Systems.
Heber Limited also offer the Firefly range of boards. These are ideal for use in high
performance video games and terminal applications. Based around PC technology the
Firefly boards offer performance and flexibility, supported by longevity of supply normally missing in PC hardware. The most recent additions to this range of boards are the Firefly systems, comprising of the Firefly 700 base board and all other components (such as a processor, a hard drive etc) required to get a machine up and running.