Tatts chooses Morpho’s gaming terminals
Paris, April 11, 2011
Morpho (Safran group) has been selected by Australian lottery operator Tattersall's Holdings Pty Ltd (Tatts), after international bidding, to supply and maintain 5,000 lottery terminals and 3,500 ticket checkers. Its subsidiary Morpho Australasia signed a ten-year framework contract to support Tatts' business development, including the expansion of its fleet of lottery terminals.
The selection process conducted by Tatts spotlighted the advantages of Morpho's terminals, including innovative technology, quality, reliability and ergonomic design. The software supplied with these terminals will be developed in partnership with LotSys, a subsidiary of the French lottery operator, La Française des Jeux. Morpho Australasia's teams will be in charge of carrying out the contract.
"We are very honored by this mark of confidence from a major operator, Tatts," said Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and CEO of Morpho. "Our latest business win clearly illustrates Morpho's competitiveness in international markets. We obviously hope that this will be only the first step in a long and fruitful partnership with a company that is recognized for its leadership and dynamic spirit."
Chief Executive of Tatts Lotteries, Bill Thorburn commented "Tatts looks forward to partnering with Morpho to provide the important future retailer interface to our Tatts Tech lottery system. The first lottery terminals and ticket checkers will be deployed in some 1,600 sales outlets in New South Wales, starting in 2012."
Morpho is one of the world's leading makers of gaming terminals, capitalizing on proven R&D capabilities and extensive production facilities and skills. With nearly 200 000 terminals deployed to date, Morpho confirms its ability to deliver turnkey innovative solutions, tailored to the requirements of lottery operators worldwide.
Morpho, a high-technology company in the Safran group, is one of the world's leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. Morpho's integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and countries.
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