Interra Systems’ BATON Now Supports Netflix Non-Branded Delivery Specifications Version 9.2

CUPERTINO, Calif. — March 31, 2022 — Interra Systems, a leading provider of content QC, monitoring, and analysis solutions to the digital media industry, today announced that test plans for its BATON solution have been upgraded to comply with Version 9.2 of Netflix’s Non-Branded Delivery Specifications. With the update, media professionals can use a set of presets based on Netflix’s latest specifications to easily play, inspect, and verify HD/UHD/2K/4K IMF, SD/HD/UHD Apple ProRes, and alternate-language audio content, speeding up the turnaround of high-quality content to content delivery partners.

“Netflix recently revised its Licensed Delivery Specifications to Non-Branded Delivery Specifications in Version 9.2,” said Ashish Basu, executive vice president, worldwide sales and business development at Interra Systems. “Along with supporting the new specifications, we have enabled support for HDR validation, including sidecar Dolby Vision Mezzanine metadata validation, by integrating support for Dolby Vision Mastering tools (library Version 5.1.0). By upgrading the test plans for BATON, our customers can continue using Netflix delivery presets to save time and provide a consistent streaming experience for viewers.”

Interra Systems’ BATON is the leading ML- and AI-enabled automated QC platform that provides comprehensive quality and compliance checks for VOD content in the cloud and on premises for linear and streaming workflows. BATON supports a wide range of media formats and offers comprehensive quality checks, including extensive subtitles and CC verification, audio language identification, PSE correction, and loudness detection and correction. BATON’s powerful media player for frame-accurate review, rich QC analytics, and smart workflow tools is an industry-leading solution.

The upgraded test plans have been certified by Netflix for BATON Version 8.2 and higher and are available for download at partnerhelp.netflixstudios.com. The updated test plans will also be available in the BATON and Interra Cloud Services platforms from the next release onward. More information about Interra Systems solutions can be found at www.interrasystems.com.

About Interra Systems (www.interrasystems.com)

Interra Systems is a global provider of enterprise-class solutions that streamline the classification, quality control (QC) process, and monitoring of media content across the entire creation and distribution chain. Relying on Interra Systems’ comprehensive video insights, media businesses can deliver video with a high quality of experience, address new market trends, and improve monetization.

Widely adopted by broadcast, cable, telco, satellite, IPTV, OTT, and post-production markets around the world, Interra Systems’ products enable better-quality video, reduced exposure to regulatory issues, and higher customer satisfaction. Featuring AI- and ML-enabled algorithms, along with a flexible, software-defined architecture, Interra Systems’ solutions support a variety of deployment scenarios, including the cloud, for higher performance, scalability, and efficiency.

The company’s industry-leading solutions include BATON, an enterprise-class automated file-based QC system that ensures high-quality content at every stage; BATON Captions for efficient video captions creation and distribution; BATON LipSync for automated audio-video sync detection; ORION-OTT for quality assurance of ABR streams, allowing flawless delivery of live and VOD content; ORION for 24/7 confidence monitoring of linear/live video delivery; ORION 2110 Probe for IP-based media workflows; WINNOW for content classification and compliance; VEGA for in-depth media analysis, offering content debug and compliance; and BMP, a powerful, industry-grade media player.