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International Datacasting Announces Recent New Broadcast Radio Orders

2017-11-17

(Marketwired - September 20, 2017): International Datacasting Corporation (IDC), part of the Novra Group (TSX-V: NVI), announced that it has received recent orders for new and existing radio networks in around the world. The orders range from small system expansions to complete network refresh. For example, the Missinipi Broadcast Corporation (MBC) out of Saskatchewan, Canada, is replacing its previous IDC network with a new STAR system. IDC, working with regional partner Pippin Technical Services, is providing a state-of-the-art radio broadcasting infrastructure for this important community. MBC broadcasts informational, educational, and entertainment programming in Cree, Dene, and English languages to a growing audience across northern communities. MBC is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of aboriginal cultures, and uses this network to carry on their communities’ oral traditions in a modern context. IDC also won an order from a new U.S. based religious broadcaster that is expanding internationally, as well as a sizeable follow-on order with a large radio network customer. IDC President Steven Archambault commented, “The radio business continues to impress us with its resilience. As we see with MBC, broadcast radio plays an important role in the telecommunications landscape. Recent activity supports our confidence that there will be a significant upgrade cycle in the radio broadcast industry over the next few years and broadcasters are starting to embrace internet and hybrid satellite delivery options like those offered by our new MISTiQ cloud distribution platform.” About International Datacasting Corporation: International Datacasting Corporation is a global technology provider for the world’s premiere broadcasters in radio, television, data and digital cinema. IDC’s products and solutions are in demand for radio and television networks, digital program and targeted ad insertion, digital cinema, digital signage, VOD, and IPTV among other applications. Products include hardware, software, and services. IDC is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and is part of the Novra Technologies group of companies (www.novragroup.com). CONTACT: Diana Cantú, VP Corporate Marketing & Sales, International Datacasting 613-596-4120 x2202 | dcantu@datacast.com Ottawa, ON -

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International Datacasting and Wegener Products Nominated for Prestigious “Product of the Year” Award at NAB Show 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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UPDATED: The iPump Pro 762 next-generation Multi-Screen Media Player won in the category of "Hardware Infrastructure"

Las Vegas, NV (April 9, 2019)

International Datacasting/Novra Group is pleased to announce that two of its new products, the IDC Edgecaster Pro and the Wegener iPump Pro 762, have been nominated for the “Product of the Year” at the 2019 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas. This prestigious award honors the “the most significant and promising new products and technologies being exhibited at the Show.”  

The new Edgecaster Pro digital insertion platform enables broadcasters to seamlessly switch between live broadcast and local content using the advanced SCTE-35 protocol. Based on previous proven International Datacasting and Wegener products, the Edgecaster Pro enables regionalization of content, management of blackouts, graphics overlay and text crawl as well as video decoding.  

MVS TV in Mexico has recently selected Edgecaster Pro for regionalization and targeted content insertion in its live broadcasts via satellite.  

The iPump Pro 762 is a next generation Multi-Screen Media Player for IP and/or Satellite networks. Designed for digital signage it has the features and versatility to serve many markets. Initial orders have been received and are being deployed in Latin America.

Novra Group President and CEO, Harris Liontas, commented, “We are very proud to have industry recognition for the leading edge work we are doing. It is an honor to be nominated, and we are very excited to be working with such an important broadcaster as MVS Television”.   

The Edgecaster Pro, iPump Pro 762 and other new products in the IDC/Novra/Wegener video suite of solutions will be on display at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, April 8-11 at the International Datacasting/Novra Group booth SU3621.

About Novra Technologies Inc.: Novra (TSX-V: NVI) is an international technology provider of products, systems and services for the distribution of multimedia broadband content.  The Novra Group of companies includes Novra, International Datacasting Corporation, and Wegener Corporation. The companies in the group are known for a strong focus on applications including: broadcast video and radio, digital cinema, digital signage, and highly reliable data communications. For more information visit: www.novragroup.com

 

 

CONTACT:

 Diana Cantu, VP Marketing & Sales

+1-613-596-4120 x2202 dcantu@datacast.com