Sportsman Channel Selects Interra's Baton File-based Quality Control

Cupertino, California, August 28, 2013

Interra Systems, a global leader in Content QC and Monitoring, is pleased to announce that Sportsman Channel, the only television and digital media company fully devoted to outdoor enthusiasts in the United States, has selected Baton® as its file-based QC solution. Sportsman Channel will be using Baton to assure content quality of its sports video for broadcast.

"We are an outdoor lifestyle network that features a growing line-up of exclusive programming focused on the lifestyle of American sportsmen and sportswomen," said Don Hertz, Manager, Video Operations at Sportsman Channel. "Sportsman Channel delivers entertaining and educational programming and therefore content quality becomes very important to continue to grow our distribution and viewership. Adopting a file-based QC solution was a natural progression in this direction. Interra's Baton offers us the best automated, file-based QC to handle our diverse content."

"As an industry-standard in file-based QC, Baton offers best range of format support, quality checks and verification options. The adoption of Baton by an exclusive sports channel confirms Baton as the file-based QC of choice for media companies globally. We are very excited to work with Sportsman Channel and look forward to meeting their QC needs," said Brad Lilian, Sales Director, at Interra Systems.

Baton® is the Industry Leading, Enterprise-Class File-based QC solution. More than 350 Broadcasters, Post-Production houses, IPTV, Telemedia, Satellite, and Archiving companies trust Baton QC in production. Baton delivers better formats support, most comprehensive quality checks, more efficient verification and enterprise scalability than any other QC offering available today.

About Interra Systems:
Interra Systems is a software products and services provider for Digital Media industry. Interra’s Digital Media solutions are led by Baton®, an Automated File-based QC solution that ensures media Content Readiness, by Vega, a family of Media analyzers for standards compliant media content creation and distribution, and by Orion, real-time content monitoring solution. Interra is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.

About Sportsman Channel:
Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel, and Sportsman HD, is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to outdoor enthusiasts in the United States, delivering entertaining and educational programming focused exclusively on the lifestyle of American sportsmen and sportswomen. Sportsman Channel reaches more than 32 million U.S. television households and is available in HD. Visit, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl ( and Like on Facebook,

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