Baton Delivers File-based QC at GlobeCast Asia

Cupertino, California, June 10, 2013

Interra Systems, a global leader in Content QC and Monitoring, is pleased to announce that Baton®  is successfully delivering File-based QC at GlobeCast Asia. Baton is chosen for the quality check of content at multiple points within the production and transmission chain in GlobeCast Asia’s new digital broadcast facility at Mediapolis@one north in Singapore.

“Broadcasters around the world use our content management services, and the key component of the service is to ensure that our digital media workflow is the best in class. Interra’s Baton has enabled us to efficiently handle the QC of large volumes of diverse content. Also, Interra’s proactive customer support has helped us in quick launch with full confidence due to a faster turnaround on content quality checks,” said Darby Sanchez, Chief Executive Officer of GlobeCast Asia.

“We are delighted that GlobeCast Asia has integrated Interra’s Baton as a quality enabler in their broadcast facility. It is very exciting to note that today Baton is the leading file-based QC solution because of its comprehensive and enterprise approach to QC. World-wide adoption of Baton has endorsed that Baton can handle the unique quality needs of broadcast and multi-platform delivery,” said Sanjay Mittal, Managing Director-Asia 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 Globecast:
GlobeCast, a subsidiary of France Telecom, is the leading global provider of content management and worldwide transmission services for professional broadcast delivery. The company operates a secure global satellite and fibre network to manage and transport 10 million hours of video and other rich media each year, providing ingest, aggregation, transmission and repurposing of content for delivery to direct-to-home satellite platforms; cable, IPTV, mobile and broadband headends; as well as corporate and digital signage networks. GlobeCast’s fleet of SNG trucks is deployed globally to support coverage of the biggest news and sporting events each year in SD and HDTV formats. Borders are non-existent when it comes to GlobeCast’s services, thanks to the company’s 12 teleports and technical operations centres as well as its 17 offices in Europe, North and Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Australia.

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Anne Hohenberger
Tel: + 1 408 579 2005

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