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EMBED to showcase the award-winning smartTouch™ reader at DEAL 2016

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EMBED to showcase the award-winning smartTouch™ reader at DEAL 2016 Dubai, UAE, March 2016 – Embed, a leading provider of revenue management systems for the amusement and out of home entertainment industry, will have their products on display at the Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure Show (DEAL), scheduled to be held between the 19th and 21st of April 2016, at Dubai World Trade Center. Embed will introduce its new family of interactive Debit Card readers, named smartTouch™, at the upcoming show. The next generation smartTouch device 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. Embed was awarded the IAAPA Brass Ring Award for the smartTouch Reader as a Best New Product winner. Embed invites you to see the complete smartTouch range as well as their suite of revenue management solutions with VGS at DEAL 2016, Booth number M-11.  

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Top Jump Lockers

The Locker Network Partners with Sevier County’s First Trampoline Park, TopJump

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The Locker Network Partners with Sevier County’s First Trampoline Park, TopJump Dallas, TX, March 2016 – The Locker Network, a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic locker systems, is pleased to announce the installation 42 keyless electronic lockers at Pigeon Forge’s newest attraction, TopJump. Opening March 31 2016, TopJump is no ordinary 34,000 sq ft trampoline park. Besides being the first Clip ‘n Climb Center in the US, TopJump also contains a 5,000 sq ft arcade which boasts about 50 arcade games and a Sugar Rush Candy Store. The Locker Network has installed a mix of family-sized and standard-sized doors for guests to use as a highly secure, first class storage service. With no staff input required at point of purchase, no costs associated with lost keys, and enhanced security through PIN access, The Locker Network’s locker solution is able to free up TopJump’s 100 employees to provide even better customer service to their guests. “It’s been a pleasure to work with The Locker Network and I think it was the right choice to include their lockers in TopJump. Besides being a great way for our guests to secure their belongings, they also look great!” said Chucky Blalock, CEO and GM of TopJump USA.  

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Embed to Offer Scholarships to Birthday University

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Embed to Offer Scholarships to Birthday University Dallas, TX, March 2016 – Embed, a leading provider of revenue management systems for the amusement and out of home entertainment industry, is offering full scholarships to operators interested in getting their Master’s Degree in Birthday Parties at Birthday University. Embed is a proud sponsor of Birthday University, which will be held from April 5-7 at Hilton Garden Inn – Addison in Chicago, IL. Birthday University is offering two seminars that have limited seats: the original Birthday University seminar and a Key Revenue Mastery Seminar. The Birthday University seminar will span across 2 days (April 6-7) and cover topics like Profitable Birthday Party Concepts and Marketing Birthday Parties Effectively. The Key Revenue Mastery Seminar is held on April 5th and covers making the best out of company parties, adult groups, and holiday events. For complete information or to request a scholarship, please contact Phil Showler at phils@embedcard.com.

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Smarth Touch

Helix Leisure to Exhibit at Amusement Expo

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Dallas, TX, March 2016 – Helix Leisure, a leader in out-of-home entertainment, will be displaying the latest products from its brands Embed and LAI Games at the Amusement Expo 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada this month. Embed delivers a suite of applications designed to manage all areas of any entertainment facility. Products on display will include their award-winning smartTouchTM readers and management solutions such as emPOS and Redemption Pro. The Embed Card System offers operators benefits such marketing and upselling opportunities, reduced operating costs, and improved cash handling and staff control. smartTouchTM is Embed’s next generation debit card reader which offers guests customizable, interactive experiences at the point of play. emPOS, their mobile point-of-sale and guest service app, allows for proactive sales direct to the customer from anywhere in the facility. Redemption Pro, their redemption counter management system, can function as either a stand-alone solution or a part of a complete entertainment management system. LAI Games, a leading manufacturer of both coin and card operated games, will showcase some of its biggest hits, including the AMOA Innovator Award winner Snapshot 2 photo booth, High Five, Shooting Mania, Prize Box, Color Match Club, and the adorably themed Ball Toss games. The Snapshot 2 photo booths give players plenty to enjoy with an intuitive, touch-screen user interface, fresh content, and a host of photo-decorating features and filters. Via the Snapshot Companion mobile app, players can transfer photos between the booth and their personal mobile devices. Besides sharing photos on an unlimited number…

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Fat Daddys

8th Embed Installation for FACE Amusement Group

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  Dallas, TX, March 2016 – Embed, a leading provider of revenue management systems for the amusement and out of home entertainment industry, announces the successful installation of the Embed system at Fat Daddy’s Arcade in Destin, FL. Fat Daddy’s is the eighth location by FACE Amusements (formerly S&M Amusements) to employ the Embed system for the cashless operation of games and attractions. Fat Daddy’s utilizes Embed’s award-winning smartTouchTM card readers, which offer guests customizable, interactive experiences at the point of play. Fat Daddy’s Arcade offers more than 80 arcade games in a state-of-the-art indoor facility, along with convenient dining options and a live alligator attraction. They use their Embed System for food and beverage sales, for cashless operation of their games, and to manage their extensive redemption display. Other FACE Amusements locations operating Embed include Arcade City, Big Top Arcade, and Rockin’ Raceway, all in Pigeon Forge, TN, and Arcade City in Orlando, FL. FACE Amusements President Bucky Mabe said, “Moving to Embed card readers has been very advantageous for our company. With the automated reports we receive daily, we are able to be more efficient on labor and operations at each of our locations. Embed also gives our customers a modern, streamline, eco-friendly experience.” Embed’s GM for North and South America, Ted Parsons said, “The success of FACE Amusements is a real testament to their operational expertise in a variety of entertainment venues each with unique requirements. We understand what that takes and Embed has worked closely with…

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