Reno-based Leap Forward Gaming has reached deals with two major suppliers for use of its technology.
Printing supplier TransAct Technologies announced a development deal under which its Epic 950 printer and Epicentral Print System have been successfully integrated into the SaffariNet wireless ecosystem created by Leap Forward.
With successful integration into the SaffariNet system, the Epic 950 and Epicentral Print System can now communicate directly not only with existing gaming machines, but also with systems independent of the gaming machines. The setup allows casino operators to quickly and easily generate coupons and other player-specific offers from back-of-the-house systems.
In the second project under its partnership with cash-handling equipment supplier JCM Global, Leap Forward Gaming announced a collaborative development effort with JCM to integrate LFG’s PlayPal casino cashless payment solution as part of its wireless SaffariNet ecosystem. By way of JCM’s relationship with leading mobile phone payment system developer TechFirm, LFG will collaborate with TechFirm to develop the solution.
The companies will pool their resources and experience to create a system whereby casino patrons will be able to use their mobile phones to conduct transactions at gaming machines and other devices that use bill validators to accept both currency and mobile e-money.
The technology will be used in a wide range of LFG applications, from slot machines to kiosks to ATMs. LFG’s low-cost, patented wireless SaffariNet ecosystem will utilize the technology in its PlayPal casino cashless system designed for the global gaming industry, as well as for other applications.