INKAVOTE PLUS BALLOT COUNTER
CARLSBAD, CA (April 28, 2006) – INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY & TOTALIZATOR SYSTEMS, INC. (OTCBB:ITSI) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Unisyn Voting Solutions, has successfully completed the California evaluation and testing process for the InkaVote Plus Precinct Ballot Counter (PBC), and that it has been certified for use in California Elections by the Secretary of State.
InkaVote Plus received certification after meeting the most rigorous voting systems standards in the nation, including both federal and state requirements. The system completed federal testing in November 2005, and received certification from the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED).
The InkaVote Plus PBC is an economical voting system that meets all requirements of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). The system was designed to provide convenience and ease of use to every voter, including those with special needs. It provides access for special needs voters to cast their ballots independently and privately through a variety of methods, including wheelchair access, audible assistance, and portable vote recorders. Set-up is fast and simple and requires no special knowledge to operate the system.
“This is a very significant milestone for the InkaVote Plus PBC, and reflects the combined efforts of personnel from both Unisyn and ES&S,” said ILTS acting President Steve Schwickert. “We look forward to continued success as we work together to place the system in additional voting jurisdictions.”
Unisyn Voting Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Lottery & Totalizator Systems, a leading supplier of computerized transaction processing systems to government sanctioned lotteries and racing organizations worldwide. Founded in 1979, the company serves 28 customers in 22 countries on five continents with secure and reliable automated wagering systems and quality support. ILTS systems have processed more than 500 billion secure transactions with 100 percent reliability and no loss of data.The statements in this press release which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth or implied by forwardlooking statements. These risks and uncertainties include the absence of significant contract backlog, the dependence on business from foreign customers sometimes in politically unstable regions, political and governmental decisions as to the establishment of lotteries and other wagering industries in which the Registrant's products are marketed, fluctuations in quarter-by-quarter operating results and other factors described in the Registrant's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended April 30, 2005.