Atronic, Coinless sign pact

Apr 9, 2002 11:11 AM

Atronic Americas, a subsidiary of one of the largest slot manufacturers in the world, has signed a licensing agreement with Las Vegas-based Coinless Systems Inc., for its patented Scan After Print system.

In addition to producing tickets for coinless gaming machines, Coinless Systems manufacturers Scan After Print ”” first chronicled by GamingToday this year ”” a patented process that instantly verifies and ensures the accuracy of bar coded tickets at the slot machine as well as at the cashier cage.

Coinless Systems agreement with Atronic allows the slot maker to use the Scan After Print technology in slot machines it manufactures.

A spokesman for Atronic said the company wants the technology in order to eliminate misprinted tickets by scanning the ticket’s barcode before being released to the player, and therefore to provide their customers the security of knowing that printer errors will not occur.

“Atronic is known for having a product of the highest quality and reliability, and for offering its customers a variety of cash handling options including ticket in ticket out,” said Joe Bailo, vice president of sales and marketing for Atronic. “We are always looking to incorporate new technologies which bring more advantages to our customers. We view the ”¦ technology as yet another element which provides superior service for our customers.”

Atronic and sister company Atronic International are members of the family-owned and operated Gauselmann Group, which has sold more than 1.7 million machines since inception, and 97,000 gaming devices in the year 2001 alone.

Atronic is headquartered in Germany and has offices in Australia, Austria, Great Britain, Peru, South Africa and the United States. Atronic produces products that are operated in 70 countries worldwide. The company holds a total of 142 worldwide gaming licenses including the United States with 21 state licenses and 100 Indian Gaming licenses.