Access Integrated Technologies Completes 1,000th Digital Cinema Installation

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- Christie/AIX Reaches Major Industry Milestone -

    MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 28 - Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. ("AccessIT") (Nasdaq: AIXD) announced today it has reached an historic industry milestone, the installation and commissioning of Christie/AIX's 1,000th digital cinema system, utilizing Christie CP2000 projectors and services.

    Christie/AIX, a wholly owned subsidiary, was formed by AccessIT and Christie Digital Systems in June 2005 to serve as both integrator and administrator of a planned initial 4,000-screen digital cinema rollout. Supported by all of Hollywood's major studios and major independent distributors, Christie/AIX is providing exhibitors with fully-integrated and networked digital cinema systems designed to conform to technical specifications set last year by DCI, a consortium of the major Hollywood studios.

    The systems feature 2K DLP Cinema(R) projectors, JPEG-2000 media players, a central server running AccessIT's unique Theatre Command Center software, two-way satellite connectivity, and some of the more robust security elements of the DCI Technical Specification including Cine-Link2 and video watermarking. When the plan was initiated last summer, only a handful of 2K digital cinema systems were operating worldwide in commercial cinemas. Today, as the movie industry's transition to digital continues to gain momentum around the world, the Christie/AIX effort is the single largest deployment of Digital Cinema equipment in the world, representing the vast majority of the Digital Cinema systems now serving movie audiences.

    "Today's announcement is an important achievement not only for the movie industry -- the studios and exhibitors -- but for the movie-loving public," said Chuck Goldwater, President of AccessIT's Media Services Group. "This achievement would not have been possible without the commitment and ongoing support of the studios, independent distributors, and our exhibitor partners as well as the tireless work of our talented teams at AccessIT and Christie. This milestone is only the beginning of what we expect to accomplish working together to reach our long-term goal of delivering the benefits of Digital Cinema to millions of movie-goers in the U.S. and around the world."

    Jack Kline, President and COO of Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., commented: "We are pleased to play a leadership role with AccessIT in exhibition's historic move to digital technology. The dramatic acceleration of global installations today is a testament to the proven technology, software, and services integrated in each system. Digital Cinema is a 'win- win' situation for the entire industry, by providing brilliant, razor-sharp images to audiences everywhere. This is an exciting time for all those involved and we all look forward to even greater achievements in the future."

    Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. (AccessIT) is the industry leader in providing fully integrated software and services to enable the motion picture entertainment industry and all of its constituents to transition from film to digital cinema. Its studio-backed 4,000 screen ongoing deployment of digital systems is the first and the largest of its kind in the world. The company's Theatrical Distribution System software and electronic satellite delivery services provide studios and content owners with a seamless entry into the digital era while its vendor neutral Theatre Command Center and Exhibitor Management System provide exhibitors with all the tools needed to transition to digital cinema. For more information on AccessIT, visit http://www.accessitx.com.

    Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments. Christie solutions are used in over 75,000 locations worldwide, including more than 10,000 projectors and displays networked with ChristieNET(TM) networking devices. For more information on Christie's cinema solutions and to find a theatre with Christie Digital Cinema projectors, visit http://www.christiedigital.com.

    Safe Harbor Statement

    Investors and readers are cautioned that certain statements contained in this document, as well as some statements in periodic press releases and some oral statements of AccessIT officials during presentations about AccessIT, along with AccessIT 's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including AccessIT 's registration statements, quarterly reports on Form 10- QSB and annual report on Form 10-KSB, are "forward-looking'' statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). Forward-looking statements include statements that are predictive in nature, which depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, which include words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "could," "might," "believes," "seeks," "estimates" or similar expressions. In addition, any statements concerning future financial performance (including future revenues, earnings or growth rates), ongoing business strategies or prospects, and possible future actions, which may be provided by AccessIT's management, are also forward-looking statements as defined by the Act. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and projections about future events and are subject to various risks, uncertainties and assumptions about AccessIT, its technology, economic and market factors and the industries in which AccessIT does business, among other things. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and AccessIT undertakes no specific obligation or intention to update these statements after the date of this release.

    DLP Cinema(R) is a registered trademark of Texas Instruments Inc.

    Contact:

    Suzanne Tregenza Moore Michael Glickman

    AccessIT The Dilenschneider Group

    55 Madison Avenue 212.922.0900

    Suite 300

    Morristown, NJ 07960

    973.290.0080

    http://www.accessitx.com

    Dorina Belu

    Christie

    519.749.3323

    dorina.belu@christiedigital.com

    http://www.christiedigital.com
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