Novra Group Announces Integration of Zixi for Realtime Radio, Television, & Cinema Distribution

Ottawa, Ontario – (Newsfile Corp. – September 21, 2021) – Novra Technologies Inc. (TSXV: NVI) (“Novra”) and its subsidiary International Datacasting Corporation (“IDC”) have announced a new partnership with Zixi, the pioneer in delivering live video quality – to integrate the customer into the software-defined video platform of Zixi (SDVP) in Novra Group’s next-generation MAP product line for television and radio networks.

The MAP (Modular Architecture Platform) product family is designed to provide a flexible, reliable, professional hardware device that can be customized, upgraded, and even expanded as broadcasting operators’ requirements grow and grow. MAP will now offer as an option the Zixi-resistant congestion protocol and network awareness protocol, which adapts to changing network conditions and uses patented, dynamic forward error correction techniques for seamless IP video transmission with 99.9999% uptime with minimal latency. It provides best-in-class protection with DTLS and AES encryption, allows secure multicast transport, provides bandwidth efficiency and allows encoder back pressure.

IDC is a leader in the distribution of radio and television with IP access. MAP and IDC’s own MISTiQ software is part of the company’s strategic investment to ensure satellite and / or Internet distribution, if required. Adding support for Zixi is another indicator of the company’s continued leadership in Internet distribution for broadcasters, offering customers the choice of a stand-alone satellite, stand-alone Internet distribution or a hybrid with a satellite for Internet backup or Internet backup for satellite. . Gary Carter, vice president of product and business development at IDC, said: “Here, MAP’s modular approach really shines, we can add extended storage, specific software and other features if needed.”

Earlier this year, IDC began providing decoders to a MAP Pro Audio receiver with Zixi inside the US-based global TV and broadcast for use on both the Internet and satellite channels. The network distributes many radio and television channels, and the reception sites include only the Internet, only satellite and hybrid archiving sites. The distribution of new receivers with Zixi is a great success.

“The MAP family of products is flexible and serves a wide range of media and entertainment customers,” said Naitram Deonaraine, Technical Partners Manager, Zixi. “This integration allows us to securely deliver high-quality video to the market together.”

Harris Liontas, President and CEO of NovraGroup, commented: “We are excited to include Zixi in our products. Their reputation and experience have made them an industry favorite. We share a focus on secure, highly reliable distribution and are happy to offer broadcasters. service providers have a choice when it comes to solutions for reliable and secure distribution of media assets.We continue to be on top, working with our diverse customer community, which is already migrating beyond traditional satellite-only networks to hybrid and Internet-only infrastructure. a new generation of products is designed for the future with the internet. “

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For Novra and international data transmission: Part of the Novra Group (Novra) (TSXV: NVI) (OTCQB: NVRVF), International Datacasting Corporation (IDC) is a long-standing global provider of products, systems and services for the distribution of 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 their strong focus on applications, including: video and radio broadcasting, digital cinema, digital signage and highly reliable data communications. For more information visit:

For Zixi: Zixi provides a cloud-based and on-premises software-defined video platform that enables reliable video-quality video delivery over any IP network, any protocol, any cloud provider, and any end device. The company offers technology to TV operators, businesses, top video providers and mobile service providers around the world. SDVP also makes it easier for media companies to receive, manage, locate, and distribute live events and 24/7 line live channels in QoS for broadcast, securely and on a scale, using any form of IP network or hybrid IP environments. Zixi provides improved control in large complex networks with ZEN Master, a live video orchestration and telemetry control plane that provides visual tools for configuring, orchestrating, and monitoring live broadcast channels and events in industrial protocols. For more than 10 years, the Zixi Activated Network (ZEN) has grown to over 250 OEMs and service providers and serves over 700 customers, representing most of the world’s leading media brands with 20,000+ channels delivered daily.

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