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datacasting

Sending data in the vertical blanking interval (VBI) of TV broadcasts. For years, a variety of data has been datacasted to set-top boxes, including weather maps, stock data, games, music videos and V-Chip program ratings. In 2003, Disney introduced its MovieBeam service that datacasts pay-per-view movies over local ABC and PBS stations to a receiver with a built-in antenna. The movies are stored on the receiver's hard disk until the consumer wishes to pay to see one. See vertical blanking interval.
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9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcast International (OTC Bulletin Board: BCST)("BI") announces a partnership with National Datacast (NDI), the leader in nationwide wireless data broadcasting.
National Datacast provides its customers a low-cost content distribution solution, enabling the efficient, secure and simultaneous transmission of digital media files, with the capability to reach virtually every home in America.
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Steve brings to National Datacast more than 17 years of sales and business development experience in wireless data, content distribution, and consumer electronics with companies including AT&T, Verizon Wireless, SinglePoint, and AccuWeather.
The DEAS project uses Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) messages and DEAS-enabled relays to datacast DEAS text, voice, and video alerts over public television stations to cell phones, computers, pagers, and other devices.
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UpdateLogic(TM), providing automatic software update technology called UpdateTV(TM) for the consumer electronics market, and National Datacast, a leader in nationwide wireless data broadcasting and a subsidiary of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), today announced they are partnering to deliver software updates to digital televisions.
Another important factor in RTU's selection of SuperFlex was the inclusion of IDC's Datacast XD Content Management and Distribution system enabling custom distribution of content for regionalized advertising as well as back up content in case of a signal interruption.
In addition, GI plans to offer a deployment assistance program and turnkey datacast services to help broadcasters get involved with datacasting successfully and quickly.
Our partnership with PBS National Datacast provides us with immediate access to virtually all of the U.
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