One of Spielbank BW’s casinos

PROFILE: TransAct signs new EPICENTRAL

TransAct Technologies Incorporated, a global leader in market-specific solutions, including printers, terminals, software and other products for transaction-based and other industries, has signed a new contract to install the EPICENTRAL Print System across all Baden-Württembergische Spielbanken GmbH & Co. KG (Spielbank BW) group casino properties in Germany. The EPICENTRAL Print System will be connected to 500 slot machines and is projected to go live in various stages in 2013.

The initial installation will be at Casino Konstanz, with EPICENTRAL being extended to Spielbank BW’s other prestige gaming operations at Casino Baden-Baden and Casino Stuttgart.

“We are delighted to announce our first international contract to install the EPICENTRAL Print System at Spielbank BW casinos,” said Bart C. Shuldman, chairman and CEO of TransAct Technologies. “Spielbank BW casino properties pride themselves on their customer service focus and the promotion of responsible gaming. The EPICENTRAL Print System will allow casino management to deliver these objectives to their patrons directly at the slot machine.”

As part of the installation process, Spielbank BW has upgraded all printers in their slot machines to the TransAct Epic 950 printer in order to ensure full usage of the EPICENTRAL Print System. “EPICENTRAL will be a key element in our responsible gaming strategy and gives our management teams the ability to track, manage and communicate with our valued customers across our gaming floors in real time,” said Otto Wulferding, CEO of Spielbank BW Casinos. “We believe that such a flexible, coupon-based print system at the machine will enhance our marketing activities and our support for our visitors and regular clients.”

Visit www.transact-tech.com for more info.



Thermal Ticket Printers>>FUTURELOGIC

FutureLogic, Inc., a leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, has extended its agreement with Aristocrat Technologies to remain their global technology partner for thermal ticket printing, promotional marketing and couponing applications.

According to the agreement, FutureLogic’s thermal printers will continue to be the preferred option in all Aristocrat current and new TITO gaming platforms around the world for the next two years.

“We chose to continue our partnership with FutureLogic after evaluating our options and listening to our customers,” said Charles Santoso, senior product manager for Aristocrat Technologies. “FutureLogic’s reputation for innovation, product performance, and their focus on customer service is what we expect from all our technology partners.”

“As a technology partner we look forward to working with Aristocrat on a number of strategic projects over the next two years, as we develop innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions and continue to add value to Aristocrat and their clients,” added John Edmunds, vice president of global product management & international markets for FutureLogic.

Visit www.futurelogic-inc.com for more info.



PayCheck 4>>JCM GLOBAL

The award-winning PayCheck 4 can print a ticket in just 0.6 seconds-so lightning fast, there’s no need to rely on a “burst,” as with other printers. The PayCheck 4’s MB of standard memory enables operators to store more fonts, images, logos and barcodes so they can personalize their players’ gaming experience. Plus, it has a lifespan of approximately 640,000 slot-type tickets and one of the longest-lasting heads of any printer in the industry.

Visit www.jcmglobal.com for more info.

Phoenix thermal printer>>PYRAMID TECHNOLOGIES

Pyramid Technologies has launched the Phoenix thermal printer,a new model that incorporates all industry standard demands as well as custom features for higher security and ease of use.

Designed and built in the United States, the Phoenix thermal printer is DIP switch configurable, flash memory upgradeable and, as with all PTI products, is customizable to meet specific industry needs. The Phoenix is the perfect plug and play printer for virtually any application.

Pyramid Technologies is an engineering-centric manufacturing company, based in Mesa, Ariz., that focuses on vending, amusement and gaming solutions.

Visit www.pyramidacceptors.com for more info.