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AXCESS Inc. Helps Prevent Casino Shutdowns

10 May 2004

DALLAS, Texas – (PRESS RELEASE) -- AXCESS International Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AXSI), an RFID and digital video solutions provider of physical security and asset management today announced that Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino will implement AXCESS' ActiveTag(TM) RFID technology to prevent state-ordered shutdowns of its slot machine operations in the event of lost slot machine keys.

AXCESS' wireless radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are affixed to the keys and are identified at doorways to prevent them from being removed from the casino.

Hershel Richard, Sr. Sales Representative for Interface Security Systems, LLC of Lake Charles, Louisiana, has implemented several other security projects in casinos using the AXCESS ActiveTag(TM) system. Mr. Richard realized that given outside elements and the distance that needed to be covered, only an "Active RFID" solution could be used. "Passive tags wouldn't work for the solution I needed," said Richard.

"Mr. Richard approached us about his situation and it became evident he required our 'Active' Tag solution," commented Ben Donohue, VP of Business Development for AXCESS Inc. The AXCESS ActiveTag(TM) system that Interface Security installed sounds a warning before the employee leaves the premises. By state police requirement, once a slot machine key leaves the casino, the casino is shut down and all slot machines have to be re-keyed. The superior range and reliability of the AXCESS active RFID system catches the employee before it is too late.

AXCESS' ActiveTag(TM) RFID product uses small, battery powered tags (called generically "active" tags) that when automatically activated at control points throughout a facility, transmit a wireless message typically 30 to 100 feet to palm size receivers networked on the existing corporate network. Tag identification and location information is instantly forwarded over the network to a host computer. The system dynamically tracks assets as they move throughout a facility to monitor their whereabouts, detect theft, and prevent loss. The beaconing feature allows inventory to be automatically counted and monitored, even while stationary.

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