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International Datacasting Corporation Unveils Evolution in Video Content Delivery at IBC 2012

OTTAWA, Ontario(9/6/2012) -

International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) a global leader in digital content distribution for the world's premiere broadcasters, announces the unveiling of a significant evolution in professional video contribution at IBC 2012, Amsterdam, Sept. 7 - 11, 2012, Booth 1.C29. 

The HMR5542 Professional Video Receiver was developed to complement IDC's leading TITAN MPEG Video Encoder for advanced content contribution for television programming. A compact, multi-format professional IRD, IDC's HMR5442 receiver is designed for use in professional broadcast contribution and distribution applications where multiple video formats (SD and HD), interface flexibility (Satellite and IP) and content protection (BISS) are required. The HMR5442 supports full HD up to 1080p60, and MPEG-2 4:2:2 and MPEG-4 8 and 10 bit 4:2:2 to ensure the highest content delivery performance. 

The HMR5442 has been designed to meet the demanding requirements of digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) operators providing coverage of major sporting and entertainment events, as well as local and national news coverage. In addition, it provides unparalleled video content contribution functionality for broadcasters looking for the highest quality real-time program distribution. The HMR5442 offers outstanding value, providing video broadcasters an unprecedented combination of features and performance at a competitive price point. 

"IDC has developed a high performance integrated solution for the world's premiere television broadcasters," stated Frederick Godard, President and CEO. "The HMR5442 receiver builds on the success of our TITAN encoder to provide unparalleled image quality for the coverage of live events and real-time video content distribution."

IDC has over 15 years' experience in delivering professional MPEG video contribution encoding platforms and has over 5,000 installations worldwide.

IDC is at the forefront of delivering the content that connects broadcasters to their audiences and advertisers. Learn more about IDC's latest technologies including the HMR5442, IDC LASER(TM) targeted advertising platform, and Digital Tattoo at IBC Booth 1.C29.

About International Datacasting Corporation:

International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) is a global leader in digital content distribution for the world's premiere broadcasters in radio, television, data and digital cinema. IDC offers a broad portfolio of advanced solutions including Pro Audio, Pro Video, Pro Cinema, and Pro Data for implementing broadcast content contribution and distribution applications. IDC's products and solutions are in demand for radio and television networks, digital cinema, 3D live events, targeted ad insertion, satellite news gathering, sport contribution, VOD, and IPTV among others. IDC is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with regional offices in Arnhem, the Netherlands and in San Diego, California. IDC has installations in over 100 countries and service offices in Thailand and Singapore, with an international network of value-added partners and resellers. For more information:www.datacast.com 

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