IDC’s TITAN High Definition Contribution Encoder selected by Grupo Etercom

Posted on October 5, 2015

Ottawa, ON, October 5th, 2015 – International Datacasting Corporation (TSX: IDC), a technology provider for the world’s premiere broadcasters, is pleased to announce that Grupo Etercom, a value-added solution integrator in Mexico, has selected IDC’s TITAN video contribution solution to refresh satellite news gathering (SNG) networks.

“The TITAN encoder’s outstanding encoding performance combined with its advanced features makes it ideal for SNG systems,” said Fernando Ceballos, Chief Operating Officer of Grupo Etercom. “Our customers love the highly functional interface and the ruggedized design of the TITAN encoder particularly well suited for the most challenging environments such as mobile satellite news gathering stations.”

The TITAN encoder provides the perfect balance of high video quality and best-in-class usability for demanding outside broadcast applications. The TITAN encoder family delivers solutions for standard and high definition encoding in MPEG-2 or MPEG-4. The TITAN 3 features ultra-low latency of 150ms and 4:2:2 10-bit encoding in high definition.

The TITAN encoder design is based on more than a decade of IDC experience serving the outside broadcast industry. TITAN encoders are built from the ground up for the demanding conditions of outside broadcasting, featuring rugged construction to achieve superior reliability. The TITAN encoder retains the familiar, easy to use front panel which allows quick setup for mission critical operations, and is able to achieve the fastest signal on-air.  

“We are delighted to have been selected by Grupo Etercom for these SNG demanding applications,” said Steeve Huin, Co-Chief Executive Officer of IDC. “Over the past year, the TITAN 3 has built up its reputation to be the benchmark in the market!”

About International Datacasting Corporation:

International Datacasting Corporation (TSX: IDC) is a 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, targeted ad insertion, digital cinema, 3D live events, satellite news gathering, sports contribution, VOD, and IPTV. IDC is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information visit:


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Steeve Huin
International Datacasting Corporation