Profile: International Lottery and Totalizator Systems Inc (ITSI.PK)
10 Mar 2014
International Lottery & Totalizator Systems, Inc. (ILTS), incorporated on July 24, 1978, is a supplier of computerized wagering systems for the lottery and pari-mutuel racing industries. The Company operates in two segments: gaming business and the voting business. In addition, the Company has developed optical scan voting systems and an election management system that provides precinct tabulation, ballot review and audio voting capability. The Company develops and provides secure, dependable gaming and voting processing systems for public and private organizations throughout the world. It provides a range of customized and technologically software, hardware, technical support and site management for customers’ gaming or voting operations. The Company generates revenue by designing, manufacturing, licensing, managing, supporting, and servicing computerized wagering systems and terminals for the lottery and pari-mutuel racing industries worldwide.
The Company’s wagering systems include central computer installation that consists of computer hardware and a commercially available operating system used in conjunction with its DataTrak application software; Datamark and Intelimark families of point-of-sale terminals, and communication network to interface the terminals to the central computer installation. System features include real-time, secure processing of data received from multiple locations, hardware redundancy and complete communications redundancy in order to provide the highest level of fault tolerant operation. The Company’s DataTrak gaming system controls the overall lottery operation. The Company has supplied in excess of 50,000 terminal products to the wagering industry. The Company has two families of full feature terminals in production: the Datamark and the Intelimark. Additionally, the Company offers customized terminal solutions based on specific customer requirements. This includes the procurement of components that meet customer functional specifications and packaging of these components into an ILTS terminal design. In addition to sales of terminals and central system software and hardware systems, it also realizes ongoing revenue from the sale of spare parts for use in the repairs and maintenance of the terminal population. The Company offers software maintenance agreements which feature telephone hotline, onsite and e-mail support; standard upgrades and patches, and primary technical support for third-party software products purchased through ILTS. Additionally, it offers software modifications and enhancements to satisfy specific customer requirements.
Election Management Software (EMS) provides precinct tabulation, ballot review and audio voting capability. The Company’s OpenElect digital optical scan election system is a digital scan voting system built with Java on a streamlined and hardened Linux platform. It provides the OpenElect products’ source code for independent review. The Company ‘s OpenElect voting systems consist of OpenElect Central Suite, which is a Linux-based suite of software applications, including the Ballot Layout Manager, Election Manager, Election Server, Tabulator Client, Tabulator and Tabulator Reports; OpenElect Voting Optical Scan, which is a comprehensive and secure paper-based digital optical scan voting system that both validates and tabulates ballots at each precinct or vote center, providing integrity, confidence and high levels of physical and software security; OpenElect Voting Interface is a multi-faceted and robust voting device, which has features to accommodate voters with disabilities and facilitate precinct voting, early voting and vote center voting, along with other non-geographical use, and OpenElect Voting Central Scan, which is a high-speed digital scan voting unit designed to tabulate election day, early vote, vote center, absentee, provisional and recounted ballots at a jurisdiction’s central operation center. The OpenElect voting systems offers high level of security and vote encryption to ensure integrity and voter privacy; electronic and paper audit trails that offer added security and redundancy for recounts; reduce the cost of ballot printing while offering operational efficiencies; minimal training required for poll workers to set-up and operate, and minimal voter re-education required. The EMS, consisting of the Ballot Data Generator and the Vote Tabulator software applications work together to perform define and configure an election; program the inkavote plus pbcs and the openelect products; provide camera ready encrypted ballot pages in PDF format; compile and tabulate vote results, and generate required reports. The EMS is intended to provide control of the election process from ballot layout to report generation.
International Lottery and Totalizator Systems Inc
2310 Cousteau Court
VISTA CA 92081