GAT is GSA’s serial communication protocol used for identifying and authenticating gaming software and firmware in the field. Used by regulators and operators, GAT allows a master to connect to an EGM via a serial cable and to authenticate the software and firmware components within the EGM. Typically, a laptop PC is used as the master.

All GAT standards are open and available to the public for free. Downloads are available by choosing either of the links below..

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