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MEI Bill Validator is Now Standard for Megatouch

AMI Entertainment Network, Inc. selects MEI Bill Validator for Megatouch

BRISTOL, PA & WEST CHESTER, PA, June 4, 2009 – MEI and AMI Entertainment Network, Inc. are pleased to announce an agreement where MEI will be specified as the standard bill validator for all new domestic Megatouch touchscreen entertainment systems.

AMI Entertainment Network, the industry-leader in countertop entertainment systems for 30 years, selected the MEI bill validator based on its excellent reliability and superior acceptance rates. MEI payment systems technology is considered the most reliable choice in hundreds of real-world applications and has earned the best performance rating in the market.

“MEI makes a great bill validator,” said Steve Jarema, vice president of hardware engineering for AMI Entertainment Network. “We will continue to offer customers choices in bill validators on Megatouch, but specifying MEI as the default allows us to provide a consistent value and reliability for our operators and the best gaming experience for patrons.”

“We are very pleased AMI recognized the superior value of our products and awarded MEI default status. Our goal is to provide operators with the opportunity to make more money through Megatouch games due to the superior reliability and performance of our products. We are excited about working closer with the largest manufacturer of touchscreen games, as they introduce innovative gaming solutions to operators,” said Chuck Reed, marketing director for MEI’s vending division.

About MEI

MEI systems are relied upon for more than 2 billion transactions per week in over 100 countries. The company developed the first electronic coin mechanism in the 1960s followed by the first electronic non-contact bill acceptor, and more recently the vending management solution. Today MEI has the largest worldwide installed base of unattended payment mechanisms. Recently, MEI reached a milestone of selling more than four million bill validators and five million coin mechanisms worldwide. Its products are in widespread use in the vending, soft drink, gaming, amusement, transportation, retail, and kiosk markets. For more information on MEI and its products, visit or call 1-800-345-8215.

About AMI Entertainment Network

AMI Entertainment Network Inc. is a global provider of on-premise digital entertainment, from touchscreen games and jukeboxes to streaming news, music, and video programming. With its signature Megatouch and Rowe brands plus strategic partnerships with, Rock-Ola, Almotech, and Games Warehouse, AMI provides content-rich entertainment solutions to bars, restaurants, and commercial venues in over 30 countries worldwide. Expanding its digital portfolio to touchscreen PCs and mobile devices, AMI is at the forefront of touchscreen entertainment for any venue or platform. For more information about AMI Entertainment Network, associated brands, or network advertising capabilities, please visit