International Datacasting Corporation

International Datacasting Corporation

May 20, 2010 09:27 ET

International Datacasting Corporation Rolls Out 3D Live Networks Around the World

Demand on the rise as 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ approaches

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) -

Attn: Business/High-Tech Editors

International Datacasting Corporation, (TSX:IDC)—the global leader in advanced solutions for broadband multimedia content distribution via satellite--announced today a series of new orders for its 3D live solution prompted by the upcoming 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™.

This year the event will be broadcast in 3D for the first time and demand is high for IDC's Superflex SFX4104 Pro Video with integrated Sensio 3D decoding for delivery into digital cinema enabled theatres. IDC is booking new orders from both current IDC 3D live networks as well as new customers around the world from Australia, Brazil, Mexico, and France.

The Superflex SFX4104 Pro Video receiver is the technology of choice for digital cinema networks internationally—ideal for both live events and delivery of DCP (Digital Cinema Initiative Package) files. This model includes 3D decoding technology from Sensio™ that allows for the streaming of both live and recorded content. 

"We are excited about this group of orders and the growing demand for the high definition, high quality, live 3D theatrical experience," said Frederick Godard, IDC President and CEO. "The FIFA World Cup is having a significant impact on the demand for IDC's 3D products as service providers rush to prepare for broadcasting all the excitement from South Africa in 3D," he added.

About International Datacasting Corporation (IDC):

International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) is a global leader in providing IP-based datacasting solutions for the distribution of broadband multimedia content. IDC has a broad portfolio of advanced technology products marketed under the names SuperFlex, Datacast XD, Tiernan, Logic Innovations and PROFline for implementing a wide range of satellite and other broadband content contribution and distribution networks. IDC's products are in demand for radio and television broadcast networks, distance learning, digital satellite news gathering and sport contribution, digital signage, digital cinema, IPTV distribution and other content distribution applications. IDC is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, operates in Europe through its wholly owned subsidiary PROFline B.V. in Arnhem, the Netherlands and in the US through its operations in San Diego, California. The Company is in international in scope with installations in over 100 countries worldwide, has regional sales and service offices in the UK, Australia, Singapore and China as well as an established international network of value-added partners and distributors.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that may involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially. Factors that might cause a difference include, but are not limited to, competitive developments, risks associated with IDC's growth, the development of the satellite datacasting market, regulatory risks, intellectual property infringement and other factors. IDC assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect IDC's financial and business results is included in the public documents IDC files from time to time with Canadian securities regulatory authorities.

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