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The Locker Network and Embed Partner Up with All Florida Amusements and Velocity Air Sports

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The Locker Network and Embed Partner Up with All Florida Amusements and Velocity Air Sports Dallas, TX, November 2015 – The Locker Network, a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic locker systems, and Embed, a best-in-class provider of revenue management systems, enjoy yet another successful collaboration with Velocity Air Sports, a 50,000 square feet trampoline park which opened in North Charleston, South Carolina in July. Embed had installed a 42 swiper cashless card systems for Velocity Airsport’s games room and suggested that an intuitive and highly secure storage service would also benefit the location. This led to The Locker Network supplying and installing 36 keyless electronic lockers operated by All Florida Amusements. “We’re very pleased with how the lockers turned out – we’re currently expecting a ROI in under 12 months, the guests have picked up the locker usage easily, and the onsite staff are happy too. This is truly a great product for the location and this industry,” said Chris Brown, owner and developer of Velocity Air Sports. Following up on the success of the lockers in North Charleston, an additional 36 lockers were installed in the Velocity Air Sports store in Jacksonville, FL in November. The Locker Network exists to provide both new and existing clients with an intuitive, highly secure, first class storage service for their guests, and a hassle-free revenue stream for locations and their customers. With no staff input required at point of purchase, no costs associated with lost keys, and enhanced security through PIN…

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LAI Games’ “Speed of Light” Makes TV Series Debut on Nickelodeon

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LAI Games’ “Speed of Light” Makes TV Series Debut on Nickelodeon Dallas, TX, November 2015 -Speed of Light, the popular redemption arcade game developed by leading game manufacturer LAI Games, made its television series debut recently on the new Nickelodeon show, Game Shakers. Game Shakers is a series about two prodigal girls who created a hit video game app and subsequently started a multimillion-dollar title gaming company. As part of a multi-platform experience, the games seen in the episodes will be released through apps and online. Check out Speed of Light on the set of Game Shakers on their On Set Tour at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wfwq0KnUMvk. To try out some arcade button-mashing madness for yourself, Speed of Light can be found at Dave & Buster’s and other premiere locations. LAI Games can be found at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015, Booth #611 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando this month. About Speed of Light Speed of Light is a creative solution for entertainment centers that tests players’ reaction time and grabs their attention with a unique concept that combines the addictiveness of gaming with a test of players’ reflexes. This arcade game won the Best of Show Award (BOSA) in the Redemption Arcade Game category in 2011 for its creative concept and market relevance.

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LAI Games’ “High Five” to be Officially Launched at IAAPA 2015

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LAI Games’ “High Five” to be Officially Launched at IAAPA 2015 Dallas, TX, November 2015 – High Five, LAI Games’ newest kids-oriented 2-player game, will be officially launched at IAAPA this month. High Five is set to provide the same exhilarating gameplay from Speed of Light, LAI Games’ popular redemption arcade game, for kids. Highlighting a healthy and reflex-oriented experience for kids, High Five keeps it simple with an easy game concept that’s apparent in its name and cabinet design. Utilizing bold and vibrant primary colors, the cabinet design showcases the literal concept of giving high-fives to the cabinet to score points. “Speed of Light is so much fun that we decided to bring the same high intensity gameplay to a younger age group. With High Five, kids get that two-player, energetic gameplay experience tailored to them in a flashy little cabinet, with the addition of rewarding, high-five hitting sound effects with each button press.” described Shannon Perell, LAI Games’ R&D Manager. LAI Games can be found at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015, Booth #611 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando this month.

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Embed Completes Installation at FACE Amusement Group’s Arcade City

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Embed Completes Installation at FACE Amusement Group’s Arcade City Dallas, TX, October 2015 – Embed, a leading provider of revenue management systems, recently completed an installation at FACE Amusement Group’s (formerly S&M Amusements) 5th location, Arcade City. Arcade City boasts unique color schemes in their eye-popping, LED-driven, modern game room filled with new and best in class games. With a visually stimulating set of showcases for their redemption prizes, Arcade City manages to appeal to kids and adults alike. With attractive low, medium, and high value redemption prizes that cater to a broad range of guests, Arcade City uses Embed’s Redemption Pro to help their employees deal with multiple guests and enhance the level of guest service provided. The Embed Card System is used throughout the location for Point of Sale and guest management. Situated conveniently at the I-Drive 360 Complex in Orlando, about 1 mile away from the Orange County Convention Center, Arcade City serves as a great location and Embed encourages all IAAPA visitors to go there to unwind and have some fun. Embed can be found at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015, Booth #1335.

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Embed Introduces smartTouch, its Next Generation of Interactive Readers

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Embed Introduces smartTouchTM, its Next Generation of Interactive Readers Dallas, TX, October 2015 – Embed, a leading provider of Revenue Management Systems for the Amusement and Out of Home Entertainment industry, is excited to introduce its new family of interactive Debit Card readers, named smartTouch™. Adding to the already successful Insert version, recently installed across all Dave & Buster’s locations, comes the smartTouch™ Tap and Swipe models. The smartTouch™ generation is a ground up re-development, engineered with Guests, Operators and Technical staff in mind. All readers support the latest RFID and NFC “Tap” Technologies. The Swipe variant combines that with the traditional mag-stripe functionality, making backwards compatibility a breeze for operators looking to upgrade or introduce new ways for customers to pay. Video playback, advanced ticket management, dual speaker audio, a toughened touch-screen supporting service and installation modes via its smartTouch™ interface, and of course, Embed’s award-winning Color-Glo technology make smartTouch™ Embed’s most advanced product family ever. “Employing an architecture similar to that of modern smartphones the smartTouch™ is Embed’s next generation of interactive Debit Card readers” The smartTouch™ Insert and Tap versions officially launch at next month’s IAAPA Attractions Expo, with the Swipe version set for release in Q1 2016. Embed invites you to see the complete smartTouch™ range at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015, Booth #1335.

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Successful Season of Operation for The Locker Network in Herschend Family Entertainment Parks

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Successful Season of Operation for The Locker Network in Herschend Family Entertainment Parks Dallas, TX, October 2015 – The Locker Network is pleased to announce a successful season of operation in three Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE) parks – Silver Dollar City, Dollywood’s Splash Country, and Dollywood. Approximately 1,700 keyless electronic lockers were installed at no cost with The Locker Network managing every aspect of the locker service. The Locker Network was established to provide clients with an intuitive, highly secure, first class storage service for their guests and a hassle-free revenue stream. Their lockers have been specially designed to handle the high volume usage and heavy wear common in park operations. “The Locker Network has come in and revamped our locker operation from the ground up and helped increase overall performance and revenue with a world class product and team.” Praised Mike Brown, General Manager of Dollywood’s Splash Country. With an extensive product range including the Floating Locker System that allows guests to be able to transfer their possessions to other locker locations throughout the park with only a one-time fee paid at the start. The Locker Network is the best choice for short or long term, secure storage needs.

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Shooting Mania Betson Open House

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LAI’S SHOOTING MANIA DEBUTS AT NJAA AND BETSON MYRTLE BEACH SHOWS LAI’s Shooting Mania in Betson’s booth at the 2015 NJAA 20th Annual East Coast Variety Show Dallas, TX, February 26, 2015 – In preparation for its March 15th US release, LAI Games displayed the hit video redemption game Shooting Mania in the Betson Distributing booth at the 2015 NJAA 20th Annual East Coast Variety Show. Betson will also have the game on display at its Myrtle Beach Spring Show on March 4th from 10am to 4pm at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort. LAI’s Chris Brady said, “The East Coast show had a fantastic turnout and lots of energy. The response to Shooting Mania was tremendous. It’s a carnival-style game the whole family can enjoy.” For more information about the Myrtle Beach Spring Show, visit www.betson.com. About Shooting Mania Shooting Mania is carnival style shooting gallery fun! This exciting video redemption game challenges players to collect toy targets to win tickets and earn chances at the bonus round. If you fail to collect a target, your fellow players will have a better chance when it gets to them. Fun for the whole family!

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New Singapore and US Offices

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Helix Leisure’s Singapore and US Office Moves Accommodate Growth Dallas, TX, February 2015 – Helix Leisure, a world leader in out-of-home entertainment, announces that it has relocated its Singapore and US offices to accommodate the company’s growth and further its mission to create innovative products. The relocations benefit all three Helix Leisure brands: Embed, LAI Games, and The Locker Network. Both moves were completed in January 2015. The new Singapore office brings the team more space and a better environment for creativity. Helix Leisure CEO Theo Sanders said, “With the Helix Singapore team growing quickly, the move to our new facility in Toa Payoh is timely. It’s a great collaborative and creative space for our Singapore R&D, marketing, and corporate teams. I was particularly happy to see us already hosting a consumer focus group with a dozen young gamers within a week of the new office opening.” The new US office offers plenty of room for growth, with several thousand square feet of additional support, service and warehouse space. US General Manager Ted Parsons said, “It was quite an undertaking to move an operating business, but we were bursting at the seams in the previous space. The move will allow us to improve our operations and to provide better customer service, support and delivery of all our products. We welcome you to stop by and visit us.” The new address for the Singapore headquarters is: Helix Leisure Pte Ltd 745 Lorong 5 Toa Payoh The Actuary #01-02t Singapore 319455 The…

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Embed Installs 5th Location By Nickels and Dimes

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Embed Installs Fifth Location by Nickels and Dimes Dallas, TX – January 2015 – EMBED, a leading provider of Debit Card and Point of Sale Systems for the amusement and family entertainment industry, announces the recent deployment of their system at Tilt Studio in Altoona, PA. Owner Nickels and Dimes utilizes Embed’s wireless debit card system for the cashless, ticketless operation of games, with Embed’s Redemption Pro used to manage the extensive merchandise display. The Embed Point of Sale is used for the facility’s food & beverage sales as well as party and group functions. Additionally, the Online Party Planner allows customers to quickly and easily book parties and make deposits from the comfort of their own home. Kevin Jordan, Senior VP of Operations for Nickels and Dimes, said, “We continue to choose Embed for all our new stores because the installations go smoothly, we see a substantial increase in revenues, and their customer service is top-notch.” Tilt Studio in Altoona is the fifth Nickels and Dimes location to install the Embed system. Embed was previously deployed in Rink Side Sports in Gurnee, IL, and the Tilt Studio locations in Katy, TX, Joplin, MO and Marlborough, MA. Tilt Studio features dozens of arcade games, redemption games, mini bowling, black light mini golf and laser tag. For more information on Tilt Studio, visit them on the web at www.tiltstudio.com.

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The Locker Network Announces Successful Install at Brian Head Ski Resort

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Dallas, TX, November 10, 2014 – The Locker Network, a subsidiary of Helix Leisure, announces a new installation of their electronic locker system at Brian Head Ski Resort in Brian Head, UT. The Resort selected the multi-entry Keyless Locker System to give guests the convenience of renting lockers once, then using them all day long as they come and go from each of the Resort’s two day lodges. Employing a revenue share model, the lockers were installed at no cost to Brian Head Resort, and The Locker Network will manage every aspect of the system including 24/7 customer support, ongoing maintenance, and remote security monitoring. The Locker Network’s lockers are located in both of the Resort’s lodges, Navajo and Giant Steps, where guests are encouraged to stow their items for safekeeping. Guests can rent lockers through a simple touch screen interface, and gain access to them via a PIN Code. Burke Wilkerson, Vice President and General Manager of Brian Head Resort, said “Working with the Locker Network has truly been a pleasure. The installation went very smoothly, and the lockers look fantastic. Our guests will be delighted by the ease of use, convenience, and security of the new locker system.” Brian Head Resort, located in beautiful southern Utah, offers The Greatest Snow on Earth®, with a yearly average snowfall of over 360 inches, and Utah’s highest base elevation. Covering over 650 acres, the Resort has two connected mountains, Giant Steps and Navajo, with a total of 71 runs and 8…

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