|[October 12, 2006]
FutureLogic's GEN2 Universal Printer Awarded Default Status by IGT
GLENDALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- FutureLogic, Inc., the leading manufacturer of thermal ticket printers for cashless gaming, announced today that IGT, a subsidiary of International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT), has designated FutureLogic's GEN2(TM) Universal gaming printer as the default printer for its existing and new gaming platforms. The default designation is effective November 1, 2006 through March 31, 2008.
Designed for easy integration with the next generation of electronic games, the USB-compatible printers were launched this year with IGT's new Trimline(TM) AVP(R) games at Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas and MotorCity Casino in Detroit.
The GEN2 Universal printers anticipate new GSA standards for downloadable games and are compatible with existing platforms as well as the next generation of USB games. The printers include three game ports (RS232, NetPlex, and USB 2.0 Full Speed) and a dedicated promotional printing port to enable the latest trend in casino marketing - promotional couponing.
"We are proud to be selected as IGT's default printer supplier for the sixth consecutive year," said Nick Micalizzi, vice-president of sales and marketing at FutureLogic. "We look forward to working with them and developing systems that provide a flexible migration path for new gaming technology and promotional activities."
FutureLogic developed and launched its first TITO printer in collaboration with IGT designers for the introduction of EZ Pay(TM) in 1999, and proudly maintains its status as default printer supplier for IGT worldwide. As a platinum member of the Gaming Standards Association (GSA), FutureLogic actively participates in the development of USB communication standards and reference designs. The company also works closely with casinos and global game manufacturers to improve efficiency and enhance player satisfaction.
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Glendale, Calif., FutureLogic designs and builds high-reliability electromechanical assembly solutions for nearly every printing need. As the undisputed leader in super-robust thermal printer technology, FutureLogic is the industry's premier supplier of thermal printers for casino gaming, promotional equipment, kiosk, industrial, RTAL, gas pumps and medical applications. In July 2004 the company founded FutureLogic Europe Ltd to provide direct sales and engineering support for the growing OEM thermal printer markets in Europe. More information on the company is available at www.futurelogicinc.com.
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