IDC selected by Rádio Itatiaia for Audio Network Upgrade

Posted on January 27, 2016

Ottawa, ON, January 27, 2016 – International Datacasting Corporation (TSX-V: IDC), a technology provider for the world’s premiere broadcasters, has been selected by Rádio Itatiaia, a leading radio provider in Brazil, to upgrade its radio distribution network.

“With 63 years on air already, we wanted to select an audio distribution solution with the best quality and reliability in the market” said Cláudio Emanuel Carneiro, Vice-President of Rádio Itatiaia. “IDC’s STAR Pro Audio™ solution has an outstanding track record, and in addition enables a most efficient use of satellite bandwidth.”

The solution included IDC’s P561 audio encoder, the Net Manager and the STAR-2 Pro Audio™ Generation 2 satellite receiver. IDC’s Net Manager is a fully featured network management system allowing broadcasters to change settings of the IDC receivers in-band, as well as apply new software updates for the receivers. The STAR-2 Pro Audio™ Generation 2 is a professional DVB-S/S2 satellite audio receivers supporting integrated advertisement and content playout, and offers live professional audio decoding, recording and time-shifting. The solution provides maximum flexibility in data rates, codecs and sample rates, including MPEG Layer 2 for existing DVB compatibility or new High-Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding (HE-AAC) for the best audio performance at the lowest bit rate. The decoder furthermore features the highly praised Very Low Symbol Rate (VLSR) functionality enabling tuning to satellite feeds as low as 100 kS/s.

“The STAR Pro Audio™ solution is the natural choice for broadcasters thanks to its exceptional reputation in the market” said Steeve Huin, Co-Chief Executive Officer of IDC.  “The STAR-2 platform is a particularly ideal platform for hassle-free upgrade of existing audio distribution networks, with advanced features to maximize monetization of the networks over time.” He added: “Adding another top broadcaster to our prestigious list of customers demonstrates our leadership in Latin America!”

About International Datacasting Corporation:

International Datacasting Corporation (TSX-V: 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, VOD and IPTV. IDC is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, has installations in over 100 countries and a strong world-wide network of value-added partners and distributors. For more information visit: www.datacast.com.

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CONTACT:

Steeve Huin
Co-Chief Executive Officer
International Datacasting Corporation
+1-613-596-2400
marketing@datacast.com

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