Interra Systems’ BATON QC Platform Passes Rigorous Foundational Technical Review
CUPERTINO, Calif. — May 11, 2022 — Interra Systems, a leading provider of content quality control (QC), monitoring, and analysis solutions to the digital media industry, today announced that the company has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), a global community of AWS Partners that leverages programs, expertise, and resources to build, market, and sell customer offerings. In addition to joining the APN, Interra Systems has successfully completed an AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) of BATON, the media industry’s leading machine learning- and artificial intelligence-enabled automated QC platform. With the availability of Interra Systems’ solutions in the cloud, media companies can take advantage of newer, faster processors for optimum performance and have the flexibility to streamline content production and delivery from anywhere in the world to ensure optimum video quality and viewer experience.
Interra Systems’ high-grade, software-based, and cloud-ready QC, captioning/subtitling, monitoring, and analysis solutions provide a complete set of tools for scalability, high performance, and centralized management. With the option for on-premises and cloud deployments, Interra Systems’ solutions give media companies the flexibility to deliver premium live and video on demand assets to a global audience now and in the future.
“We are excited to join the AWS Partner Network and to further strengthen our commitment to the cloud,” said Saurabh Jain, director, of strategic partnerships at Interra Systems. “Being a part of the AWS Partner Network brings increased efficiencies and cost savings to customers using our quality control and monitoring solutions. Having our software solutions stamped with an FTR approval also means customers can expect world-class security, reliability, and operational excellence when they are running on the AWS cloud.”
“As media companies transition to the cloud, they require solutions that can ensure content quality at cloud scale,” said Ryan Broadwell, director of ISV Partnerships at AWS. “We’re pleased to have Interra Systems join as a member of the AWS Partner Network to allow media companies to scale their content workflows.”
APN is a diverse network that features over 100,000 AWS Partners from more than 150 countries. As an AWS Partner, Interra Systems is uniquely positioned to help media companies take full advantage of all that AWS has to offer and accelerate their journey to the cloud. FTR helps AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in their products or solutions. The FTR is led by an AWS Partner Solutions Architect who reviews AWS Partner products and solutions against a specific set of security, reliability, and operational excellence requirements.
Running BATON products on AWS allows media companies to perform content QC remotely in the cloud, from anywhere in the world, which is a critical necessity today”. BATON addresses the most rigorous QC standards for quality and compliance, offering support for 4K, comprehensive audio-video quality checks for complex content, OAR watermark and enhanced Cinavia watermark checks, IMF Application 2 Extended, PSE for HDR, foreign languages, Dolby Atmos, FLAC audio, and more.
“Our company handles a massive amount of video and audio files, so we need a more efficient workflow than traditional hardware-based infrastructure,” said Kishore AK, chief technology officer, Zee5. “By running Interra Systems’ BATON on AWS, we can dramatically speed up QC and monitoring processes, save costs by not having to invest in hardware infrastructure, and continue delivering a high quality of experience to customers.”
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 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 machine learning-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 & compliance; and BMP, a powerful industry-grade media player.