International Datacasting Corporation

International Datacasting Corporation

October 13, 2009 16:30 ET

International Datacasting Corporation to Showcase Latest Products at SATCON in NYC

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2009) - International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC), a global leader in advanced systems for broadband multimedia content distribution, announced today a lineup of new and expanded products it plans to showcase at SATCON, October 14 and 15, (booth #700) at the Javits Center in New York City.

SATCON, part of Content and Communications World (CCW), is an important annual gathering for professionals from media and entertainment, government and military, telcos and enterprise, as well as systems integrators and service providers. The conference and exhibits highlight the latest advances and trends in the field of content creation, management and delivery for satellite and hybrid terrestrial networks.

"Today network operators are looking for ways to do more with fewer resources. Our products can help them work smarter. With our recent acquisition of the Tiernan product lines and the new IDC products being launched, we are rounding out both our product family and our ability to provide smart solutions to an expanding range of customers," said Ron Clifton, IDC President and CEO

  • IDC's expanded product lines will be on display including Tiernan High Definition ("HD") and Standard Definition ("SD") MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC video encoders and decoders for television contribution and distribution applications.
  • Satcon marks the North American debut of the SFX ProIPTV, a blade-server ideal for IPTV and other heavy traffic applications. The ProIPTV is flexible and scalable, housing up to 14 dual carrier hot-swappable receiver blades in a 6RU chassis. It supports M:N redundancy and a choice of industry-standard decryption/CAS options. By scaling the professional functionality into a compact form factor, the ProIPTV saves money, power consumption and space — important drivers enabling IPTV implementation.
  • Ron Clifton will be presenting "Satellite Technology for the Distribution of 3D Digital Cinema Content" October 14, from 12:30pm to 1:00pm at the Content Theatre located on the show floor and IDC's booth will feature a display of 3D technology.

"We are excited to be unveiling new products and reaching into new markets," Ron Clifton concluded. "Our expanded team is looking forward to connecting with partners and customers, both old and new, at the SATCON show."

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 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 Tiernan 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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