20th Century Fox to Use Interra's Baton® Content Verification Software

CUPERTINO, Calif. - April 14, 2009
Interra Systems, Inc., based in Cupertino, CA, is pleased to announce that 20th Century Fox has decided to use its automated content verification product BatonTM product in its workflow.

20th Century Fox selected Baton® for automating the file based content verification process for incoming and outgoing material in its encoding center in Los Angeles, CA. Content quality verification is an important part of the workflow and the results are reported through the BatonTM API to the media asset management framework.

"We are delighted to license our Baton® software solution to 20th Century Fox. We hope our Baton® tool will help 20th Century Fox to automate their file based SD and HD workflows on multiple platforms like Windows and Mac," commented Ashish Basu, Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Interra Systems, Inc.

Baton® is an automated content verification system for file-based SD, HD, and mixed workflows. Supporting multiple codecs and media containers, Baton ensures quality control of media content before playout. Baton® is highly flexible and can be quickly scaled for large facilities or high volume of content. As a hardware and O/S independent solution Baton® can be easily integrated in a facilities' existing infrastructure. Baton's support for parallel processing enables convenient handling of increased verification load.

About 20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox is part of News Corporation. News Corporation (NYSE: NWS - News, NWS.A - News; ASX: NWS - News, NWSLV - News) is a diversified international media and entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments; filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and new media. The activities of News Corporation are conducted principally in the United States, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia and the Pacific Basin.

About Interra Systems
Interra Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of design solutions and tools for the acceleration of Digital Media creation and distribution. Interra's portfolio includes tools for Digital Media Test & Measurement, Content Verification, Memory Design, and EDA front-ends.

For more information on Interra, visit www.interrasystems.com or visit Interra booth, SU, 1623 (South Upper Hall @ LVCC) in NAB 2009.

Interra Contact:
Anne Hohenberger
Tel: + 1 408 579 2005
Email: anne@interrasystems.com

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