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Taito Corporation

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The Taito Corporation (タイトー株式会社) Template:Tyo is a Japanese developer of video game software and arcade hardware. The word Taito translates to "far east". The company was founded in 1953 by Russian Michael Kogan.

Taito started out importing and distributing vending machines. Later, they began leasing jukeboxes but they eventually started to manufacture their own. Taito also imports and distributes American coin-op video games in Japan, as well as their own games all around the world.

In 1992, Taito designed a CD-ROM-based console system that allowed people to download and play arcade-quality CD-ROM games, but the system was never released.

Taito is now part of the Kyocera group.

"Taito" means "skill" in Finnish.

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