pproximately us$ 1 million of printers will be shipped in 2009 – most in the fourth quarter of 2009 – and a projected additional us$ 2 million are expected to be shipped throughout 2010, with the printers being installed inside Spielo’s VLTs to be shipped to Lottomatica and other Italian VLT concessionaires. Local support and assistance for the Italian VLT operators will be provided by Eurocoin Ltd., TransAct’s exclusive distribution partners in Europe.
“We are pleased with another exclusive win for the Epic 950, enhancing its reputation as the most sought-after printer on a global scale,” said Bart C. Shuldman, Chairman, President and CEO of TransAct Technologies. “Gaming operators continue to seek the best technological features with maximum flexibility for their VLTs, which is a spot-on match with the Epic 950 printer – highly reliable and robust while offering numerous advanced features including quick disconnect, reliable ticket burst and present, paper low ticket sensing, the ability to print in two colours and an easy upgrade path to server-based gaming with our patented ServerPort technology. We are very excited that Spielo has chosen the Epic 950 and we look forward to enhancing our strong working relationship.”
“Spielo has chosen TransAct, our preferred printer supplier, for the Italian opportunity because of its track record for reliability, flexibility, and ease of use,” said its president and CEO Victor Duarte. “Spielo is proud to provide this new market with our top-performing prodiGi Vu and Winwave Vu VLTs, and we believe that the TransAct Epic 950 printer will help play an important role in our overall performance and growth in Italy.”