Moser Baer launches digital video processing facility in Chennai


Mumbai: Moser Baer has set up a state-of-the-art digital video processing facility in Chennai. The new facility provides real time video restoration of content, apart from audio restoration, editing, graphics, content repurposing and high quality and high throughput DVD compression and author services.

The new facility will function as a central video processing hub, connected to Moser Baer’s Media and Entertainment services division, which provides DVD and VCD replication, as well as printing and packing services to domestic and international customers. It will also provide compression and authoring and restoration services to Moser Baer’s own Entertainment business.

With the demand for high definition formats raising significantly, the Chennai unit will also implement Blu-ray authoring.

Moser Baer’s Media and Entertainment Services CEO Ram Nomula said, "This is an exciting development for the fast-growing entertainment industry in India. It significantly scales up Moser Baer’s ability to provide world class products and services to our customers both domestic and international. Services like real time video restoration allow us to perform high quality and cost effective restoration of catalogue and archival content."

Media and Entertainment Services vice president V. Ravichandran said, "The facility will help unlock the value of content for our customers, as they gear up to meet the increasing programming demands of the rapidly growing media and entertainment industry, in particular satellite television broadcasters."