Comprimato JPEG2000 codec integrated in Interra Systems’ File QC platform
Market-leading automated quality control adds market-leading software codec
BRNO, Czech Republic, 17 February 2021 – Comprimato, the specialist in high performance software encoding and transcoding, today announced that it has worked in partnership with Interra Systems, a leading global provider of video QC, monitoring, and content classification software to the digital media industry. Using Comprimato’s JPEG2000 SDK, Interra Systems will include automated testing for rich 4k content in the next major release of its file-based automated QC product, BATON.
“The JPEG2000 decoder SDK from Comprimato is a great solution, both in terms of decoding features and performance,” said Saurabh Jain, Director Strategic Partnerships for Interra Systems. “With its undivided attention on this codec, we are assured that Comprimato can deliver the best implementation for any variant of J2K.”
Comprimato’s uniquely powerful approach to encoding and decoding high quality video utilises the impressive processing power of standard GPUs. This not only allows real-time processing on industry standard hardware, it also achieves the highest quality at a significantly lower price point than other approaches. It also means that the codec can be implemented as a feature of other systems, using Comprimato’s SDK and supportive, collaborative partnership approach.
JPEG2000 is widely used for high quality professional links, such as contribution (backhaul) circuits in remote production, an increasingly important requirement. The standard continues to evolve, with an IMF variant and a new, high-throughput version. HTJ2K speeds up JPEG2000 by an order of magnitude, and Comprimato’s continuing development programme ensures this can be delivered without compromising quality.
“Our goal is to maintain our leading position in encoding and decoding, rolling out enhancements as new formats and standards are added,” explained Jirˇí Matela, founder and CEO of Comprimato. “That way end users are always benefitting from the most efficient and quality-driven services. And with Interra Systems’ BATON, its customers can be assured that their circuits are performing to their specified service levels, delivering the best possible viewing experience.”
Interra Systems’ Jain added, “The inclusion of the support for Comprimato J2K SDK in the BATON solution enables high performance decoding and thorough quality analysis for pristine quality video.”
Comprimato is a live video compression and processing software vendor offering broadcast and video production company’s life-like viewing experience. Comprimato software products leverage GPUs and CPUs’ power to speed up real-time high-resolution video encoding in video processing devices. Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Brno, Czech Republic, Comprimato’s video compression software is trusted by leading global media and entertainment companies. For more information on Comprimato, please visit www.comprimato.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. For more information on Interra Systems, please visit www.interrasystems.com.
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