Sagem Sécurité introduces ELITE, a cutting-edge gaming terminal

Paris, November 14, 2008

Sagem Sécurité (SAFRAN Group) unveiled its latest gaming terminal, ELITE, in a world premiere at the World Lottery Association (WLA) conference and trade show in Rhodes from October 19 to 24, 2008.

The ELITE terminal is designed to guarantee maximum autonomy and transparency throughout the whole betting process, for players and retailers alike. It features an innovative dual entry optical reading zone, so that the player and the retailer can simultaneously follow the different steps in the betting and payout processes, in real time. ELITE also incorporates all functions needed for the use of contactless cards, to provide additional services to players.

Both lottery organizations and manufacturers expressed keen interest in the ELITE terminal during the WLA trade show. The introduction of ELITE further demonstrates Sagem Sécurité's ability to deliver innovative solutions that meet lottery requirements around the world. With more than 180,000 gaming terminals in service worldwide, Sagem Sécurité confirms its position as a leading global player.

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Sagem Sécurité is a high-technology company in the SAFRAN Group. One of the world's leading suppliers of identity systems, Sagem Sécurité focuses on applications including personal rights and flow management, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, secure terminals and smart cards. Its integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and states. Through the SAFRAN Group, Sagem Sécurité is present on all continents.
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Sagem Sécurité
Nathalie Jullien
Phone: +33 1 58 11 89 62
Email: nathalie.jullien@sagem.com