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Deluxe Selects Interra’s Baton Content Verification Software

Interra Systems Inc., based in Cupertino, Calif., today announced that Deluxe has selected Interra’s Baton™ product for use in its workflow.

“We have successfully centralized and automated many workflow steps within our DL3 asset and workflow management system,” said Stephen Ferguson, Director of Technical Video Services at Deluxe. “One of our key automated workflow steps is focused on quality assurance and related content verification. Utilizing Interra Baton as one of our API web service calls, we automated many digital distribution profile and package verification processes. This has allowed us to drive speed and efficiency as well as to scale our digital distribution operations.”

“Our Baton solution allows companies to verify content across multiple stages in their file-based workflows,” said Ashish Basu from Interra Systems, Inc. “Baton is particularly suited for enterprises that opt for a high degree of automation via its API infrastructure. We hope our Baton solution will help Deluxe achieve its workflow automation goals.”

Baton is a multi-platform, automated content verification system for file-based SD, HD, and mixed workflows. Supporting a wide range of codecs and media containers, Baton ensures quality control of media content before play-out. Baton is highly flexible and can quickly be scaled for large facilities or high volumes of content. As a hardware and O/S independent solution, Baton can easily be integrated within facilities’ existing infrastructures.

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 Deluxe

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc. is a global leader in media and entertainment services across film, video and online original content from capture to consumption. Since 1915 Deluxe Entertainment has been the trusted partner for the world’s most successful Hollywood studios, independent film companies, TV networks, exhibitors, advertisers and others, offering best-in-class solutions in production, post production, distribution, asset and workflow management and new digital solution-based technologies.

The company employs nearly 6,000 of the most talented, highly honored and recognized artists and industry veterans worldwide. Deluxe Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. For more information visit www.bydeluxe.com.

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