Testronic chooses GrayMeta Iris Media Platform
October 15, 2019
Testronic, a specialist in quality assurance (QA), localisation services, and compliance for the film, television and games industries, has integrated GrayMeta’s Iris Media Platform as a QC playback tool in their testing facility which is used to test Post Production Masters and other files for OTT services in territories around the world.
Testronic provides outsourced QC testing services, in various worldwide territories, to content owners who are launching, or have an existing, OTT service. Testronic’s services ensures that the quality of the content meets expectations. Testronic also tests the OTT platform across a large international device farm to confirm correct functionality and user experience on mobile and living room devices, as well as smart TVs for territories the world over.
Testronic has integrated Iris into its playback tool testing platform, helping them in their QC process for Master Quality Control and OTT deliverable package QC. Equipped with advanced video and audio tools, collaboration features, and a QC report generator, GrayMeta’s Iris Media platform uses metadata templates to efficiently check technical requirements, import automated QC reports and verify and double-check for false positives.
Jason Gish, President, Film & Television, Testronic, said: “GrayMeta’s Iris is a vital player in our various workflows. It really sets the standard for QC players. Whether over HDMI or SDI, and from Dolby Vision to Atmos, and ProRes to DPX, it provides great versatility, reliability, and is easy to use. Additionally, the GrayMeta support team is top notch and a pleasure to work with, which is critical in this fast-paced environment with changing client needs and file types.“
Chi-Long Tsang, SVP and Principal Architect, GrayMeta added: “Iris enables Testronic to drive efficiency up and costs down with its software visualizations, wide codec support, and requirements templatisation, eliminating the need for additional equipment in the QC/QA process. With the ability to visualise IMF and play it back as reference, Testronic is able to deliver media with confidence that nothing was missed. Having an ability to import QC reports from the major ‘Automated QC Systems’ also provides time savings as operators can now see points of interest on the timeline, jump to them, validate, and move on to the next piece of content.”