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International Datacasting and Digigram Implement New Audio Encoder for Radio Market

New encoder on view at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas April 8-11.
2019-04-04

For Immediate Release

Ottawa, ON – (April 4, 2019): International Datacasting Corporation (IDC) announced a new partnership with Digigram and will be launching the ENC5010 XLINK by digigram professional audio encoder line—based on Digigram’s IQOYA X/LINK—for the global broadcast radio market at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas April 8-11.

Advanced features include:

  • Support for Analog, AES, AES67, Ravenna, and Livewire
  • Multiple models will be available to support single, dual, and multichannel configuration
  • Compatible with IDC’s SuperFlex and STAR systems
  • Dual streaming mode to enable satellite & internet distributions

IDC VP of Business Development and Products, Gary Carter commented, “We work closely with our customers to design the best possible solution for each network. We also work closely with partner companies to test, tweak, and even customize products for seamless integration. This process is important for backwards compatibility and network longevity. Digigram has been great to work with on this new product line, we look forward to a long partnership.”

The first ENC5010 XLINK by digigram model will be on display at the National Association of Broadcasters NAB show in Las Vegas, April 6-11. International Datacasting/Novra Group will be exhibiting in South Hall, booth SU3621, and Digigram is in Booth N5919.

About International Datacasting Corporation (IDC): Part of the Novra Group (Novra, TSX-V: NVI) IDC is a longtime global provider of products, systems and services for the distribution of radio and multimedia broadband content. The Novra Group of companies includes Novra Technologies, International Datacasting Corporation, and Wegener Communications. 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: datacast.com.

About the Digigram: For over 30 years, Digigram has developed innovative digital audio systems that make modern broadcasters’ rapidly evolving operations more efficient, more reliable and more effective. Used by thousands of journalists, broadcasters and industrial users all over the world, Digigram’s sound cards, audio processing software and pioneering IP audio technologies are designed with a consistent attention to quality and reliability. Digigram (DIG) is publicly listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris stock exchange. More information is available at www.digigram.com.  

 

CONTACT:

 Diana Cantu, VP Marketing & Sales | +1-613-596-4120 x2202 dcantu@datacast.com

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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