International Game Technology had 11 patents in digitalization during Q4 2023. IGT Plc filed patents in Q4 2023 for systems related to player benefits based on location and game play data, sports wagering profiles and limits, player tracking in gaming networks, consumer benefits for using financial accounts, and integration of hotel and retail systems for purchases and payment settlement. GlobalData’s report on International Game Technology gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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International Game Technology grant share with digitalization as a theme is 36% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: System and method for utilizing location-based analytics to provide gaming awards (Patent ID: US20230401925A1)

The patent filed by International Game Technology Plc describes a system that provides players with benefits based on their location data and game play history data. The system involves a device with a processor and memory that stores instructions to customize electronic gaming machines based on historical location data of a mobile device. This customization can include providing loyalty awards, offers, targeted advertisements, and other benefits tailored to the player's location and game play history.

Furthermore, the system can determine benefits for the player during a current gaming session based on historical location data, historical game play data, and specific events occurring during the session. These benefits can include loyalty awards, offers, targeted advertisements, and more. The method outlined in the patent allows for a personalized gaming experience by customizing electronic gaming machines based on a player's location data, game play history, and real-time events during the gaming session.

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