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VTV Vietnam Selects Interra Systems’ Baton QC Solution for Archive and Cable

Interra Systems today announced that VTV Vietnam, the national television broadcaster of Vietnam, has selected Baton™ as its file-based QC solution. VTV will be using Baton to assure content quality in its VTV Archive Center and VTV Cable divisions. Interra Systems reseller Tekcast facilitated the sale.

Hanoi-based Vietnam Television (VTV) is the National Broadcaster of Vietnam and has been in operation since 1970. VTV is the largest television network in the country, broadcasting nine FTA channels and available internationally via satellite. VTV also operates the largest cable network (VCTV) and a DTH satellite service.

Baton is an automated content verification (or quality control) system. For the new VTV installations, Baton has been integrated with several other systems such as media asset management system, encoders and video server systems and deep storage library as part of the entire workflow.

“Interra Systems and Tekcast collaborated closely with our team to design the best solution for our needs,” said Mr. Dinh Dac Vinh, General Director, IT and Measurement Center, VTV. “Baton offers us the most thorough and accurate set of checks and verifications, helping ensure we have the highest quality content on air and in our archives. The enterprise features of Baton scale well to suit our current and future requirements. The product’s stellar reputation and the outstanding support from the Interra Systems helped guide our decision.”

“VTV is an important customer as we expand our footprint in the region,” said Sanjay Mittal, Managing Director-Asia at Interra Systems. “We look forward to meeting their current and future needs. With this installation, VTV is demonstrating its confidence in Baton.”

About Interra Systems

Interra Systems provides software and services for the digital media industry. The company’s solutions include Baton, an automated verification system that ensures media content readiness, Vega, a family of audio/video analyzers that accelerate media product development and Orion, a real-time content monitoring solution. Interra Systems is headquartered in Cupertino, CA. For more information, please visit http://www.interrasystems.com.

About VTV

Vietnam Television (VTV), the national broadcaster of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the only nationwide TV provider in Vietnam. As the leading news and mass communications organization in Vietnam, VTV plays an active role in the nation’s ideological and cultural forefront by disseminating scientific, educational and entertainment programming to the general public and to overseas Vietnamese nationals. VTV is also an effective channel for communications among more than 50 ethnic groups in Vietnam as well as between Vietnam and the rest of the world. Over the last decade, VTV has diversified its services to include filmmaking, pay TV, Internet and publication of printed media, proving its increasing influence on the spiritual, cultural and entertainment life of the Vietnamese people.

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The Baton content readiness solution goes beyond traditional QC with its ability to handle a large number of audio and video formats, deliver the most complete quality checks, and provide the fastest verification and integration with servers and software throughout the content lifecycle. Baton is used by leading media companies such as broadcasters, post production houses, content distributors, and video service providers. The Baton Enterprise version can be scaled to support multiple, geographically distributed facilities.

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