Interra Systems Addresses CALM Loudness and Video Quality Monitoring for Cable Telecommunications Industry at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo'12

Cupertino, California, Oct 16, 2012

Interra Systems, a global leader in Comprehensive Media Quality and Compliance, brings its Industry-leading solutions - Orion Real-time Content Monitoring and Baton™ File-based QC to SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2012. These solutions will be available for a demo at Booth 1911.

Orion and Baton offer Enterprise Scalable, Most Comprehensive Real-time monitoring and File-based QC to meet the requirement from cable service providers to detect CALM Audio loudness and video quality issues affected by program insertions, splicing, transrating, transcoding, and other content transformation operations.

"Interra's solutions are very focused towards the needs of the cable and broadcast industry. Currently, CALM audio loudness is on the threshold of becoming a mandatory compliance. Video experience, on the other hand, is very critical for effective content monetization and cannot be ignored. Cable operators are looking for a cost-effective, scalable, and reliable monitoring and debug environment, which is provided by Orion and Baton. At Cable-Tec, we will demonstrate how Orion and Baton enable cable operators to bring in CALM Audio Loudness compliance and Video Quality monitoring and checking in their operations," said Anupama Ananthraman, Director, Sales and Marketing at Interra Systems.

Orion – Real-time Content Monitoring
Orion enables real-time content monitoring of Transport streams over IP-based video networks and monitors critical aspects of Transport streams, IP packets, audio-video quality, embedded data, digital program insertions, etc. Orion has powerful recording and reporting capabilities for analysis, problem isolation, and debugging. For Audio Loudness compliance, Orion supports all the global standards – CALM, EBU, ITU. Orion also supports all popular formats and standards used in Digital TV - ATSC, DVB, Cable Labs, H.264, MPEG-2, Dolby Audio, Closed Caption (EIA-608, EIA-708, SCTE-20, DIVICOM, NADBS) etc.

Baton – Enterprise-Class, File-based QC
Baton is the Industry Leading, Enterprise-Class File-based QC delivering better formats support, more comprehensive quality checks, more efficient verification and enterprise scalability than any other QC offering available today. Baton QC covers all audio-video quality issues that are introduced in content at workflow stages – Ingest, Edit, Transcode, and Playout. Baton completely supports Audio Compliance standards and also enables correction of Audio loudness as per CALM standards. Baton’s Content-aware QC makes QC operations efficient and easy to implement. In addition, Baton is easily scalable for enterprise workflows and high content volume and is easy to integrate with workflow technologies.

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About Interra
Interra Systems is a software products and services provider for Digital Media industry. Interra’s Digital Media solutions are led by Baton, a File-based QC or Automated Content Verification solution which ensures media Content Readiness, by Vega, a family of Audio/Video Analyzers for standards compliant media content creation and distribution, and by Orion, Real-time Media Content Monitoring software. Interra is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.

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Anne Hohenberger
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