PBS to Use Interra's Baton® Content Readiness Solution

CUPERTINO, Calif. - August 04, 2009
Interra Systems, Inc., based in Cupertino, California is pleased to announce that PBS has selected its Baton® content readiness solution for file-based multi-media workflow.

"The Media Operations Center at PBS is always looking for ways to improve content quality, automation and efficiencies, from video quality, audio up-mixing and loudness correction to metadata management," said Wendy Allen, Senior Director, Media Operations & Media Library, PBS. "Our multi-platform distribution model presents some unique challenges; as a result we put a lot of focus on content quality throughout our file based workflow. In addition to checking content readiness at multiple stages, Interra's Baton® solution will allow us to automate some of our processes and gain efficiencies," she added.

"Interra Systems is proud to support PBS's effort on automation and content verification. We hope our Baton® solution and the wide range of audio, video & container formats it supports will help PBS achieve its automation, efficiency and cost savings goals. PBS has a very sophisticated automation infrastructure for file based content, we are very happy to be included in their environment," commented Ashish Basu, Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Interra Systems, Inc.

About PBS
PBS, with its 356 member stations, offers all Americans - from every walk of life - the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content. Each month, PBS reaches more than 115 million people on-air and online, inviting them to experience the worlds of science, history, nature and public affairs; hear diverse viewpoints; and take front row seats to world-class drama and performances. PBS' broad array of programs has been consistently honored by the industry's most coveted award competitions. Teachers of children from pre-K through 12th grade turn to PBS for digital content and services that help bring classroom lessons to life. PBS' premier children's TV programming and Web site, pbskids.org, are parents' and teachers' most trusted partners in inspiring and nurturing curiosity and love of learning in children. More information about PBS is available at www.pbs.org, one of the leading dot-org Web sites on the Internet.

About Interra Systems
Interra Systems is a software products and services provider in Digital Media industry. Interra's Digital Media solutions are led by Baton, which ensures media content readiness, and by Vega, which accelerates media product development. Interra is headquartered in Cupertino, CA with three engineering centers in India.

For more information on Interra, visit www.interrasystems.com or visit Interra at stand # 8-E24 in Amsterdam, NL @ IBC 2009.

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Email: anne@interrasystems.com

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