ACCESS INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES EXECUTIVE RAVI PATEL TO JOIN "PREVENTING DIGITAL PIRACY IN SATELLITE PROGRAM DISTRIBUTION" PANEL AT 2005 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS CONFERENCE
MORRISTOWN, N.J. - April 18, 2005 - Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. ("AccessIT") (AMEX: AIX) today announced that Ravi Patel, President and Chief Operating Officer of it's FiberSat Global Services Division, a satellite uplink provider will be speaking at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Monday, April 18th. Mr. Patel will join leading experts on a panel entitled, "Preventing Digital Piracy in Satellite Program Distribution." NAB 2005, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, runs from April 18th to 21st.
FiberSat Global Services, based in Los Angles, California, provides satellite uplink services including broadband video, data and Internet transmission and encryption services for multiple customers in the broadcast and cable television and communications industries. FiberSat, the 24/7 network operations center or NOC for AccessIT's end-to-end digital cinema content delivery system, which to date, has delivered 12 feature Hollywood films and almost 80 other forms of content including a concert to digitally-equipped theaters throughout the United States.
Mr. Patel will present an overview of AccessIT, focusing on the encryption and security measures currently utilized by the firm, as well as those that will be necessary to minimize digital cinema piracy. He will discuss in-depth, security issues related to content handling and storage, transmission and exhibition.
Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. (AccessIT) is an industry leader in offering a fully managed storage and electronic delivery service for owners and distributors of digital content to movie theaters and other venues. Supported by its robust platform of fail-safe Internet data centers, AccessIT is able to leverage the market-leading role of its Theatrical Distribution System (TDS) with its innovative digital delivery capabilities and in-theatre software systems to provide the highest level of technology available to enable the emerging Digital Cinema industry to transition from film without changing workflows. For more information on AccessIT, visit www.accessitx.com.
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is a full-service trade association in Washington, DC working to advance the interests of free, over-the-air radio and television member broadcasters before Congress, federal agencies and the courts.
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