NDS Selects Interra's Vega H264 Analyzer

SAN JOSE, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE), September 05, 2008
Interra Systems, Inc., is pleased to announce that NDS (NNDS), the leading provider of technology solutions for digital pay-TV, has selected its industry standard Vega H264 Analyzer product for analyzing encoded video streams.

Interra's Vega H264 provides an effective debug point for development and quality assurance of Codecs used in digital media products. The analyzer provides extensive features for debugging all aspects of encoded streams, such as Closed Caption data, Subtitles, Teletext, Electronic program guide, PCR errors, and more. Vega H264 supports a wide range of audio and video technologies, such as MEPG-2 Transport, MPEG-2 Program, DVB-H, AVI, QuickTime, H.264, VC1, MPEG4, MPEG2 Video, MP4, Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus, MP3, and AAC Audio.

"NDS is the market leader in digital pay-TV technology, and we make sure that our enabling technologies and interactive applications give our customers access to the best content. We needed a test and measurement tool that ensured we can continue to deliver the best. Vega supports almost all formats and drills down into the stream to extract all information, making debugging more efficient. Additionally, we needed to find a solution at the right price. Vega helped us to minimize our development time and cost," said Lionel Wolberger, NDS Senior Integration and Testing Manager.

"We welcome NDS to a growing list of more than 200 satisfied Vega customers that includes broadcast, consumer electronics, and semiconductor companies. Working with a leading Pay TV solution provider like NDS will help us serve this growing market better," said Ashish Basu, Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Interra Systems, Inc.

About NDS
NDS Group plc (NASDAQ: NNDS), a majority owned subsidiary of News Corporation, supplies open end-to-end digital technology and services to digital pay-television platform operators and content providers. See www.nds.com for more information about NDS.

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, please visit www.interrasystems.com.

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

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