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  1. AJA Releases BRIDGE LIVE v1.11

    AJA Releases BRIDGE LIVE v1.11

    AJA Video Systems today released BRIDGE LIVE v1.11 for its high-performance UltraHD or multi-channel HD encoding, transcoding, decoding and contribution solution. The update introduces new functionalities including HLS input, VBR low latency, E-AC3 input, and numerous user experience upgrades for efficiently managing pipelines.

    Developed in partnership with Comprimato, BRIDGE LIVE is a turnkey 1RU solution that makes it easy to move UltraHD or multi-channel HD video between uncompressed baseband SDI to/from a wide range of contribution, delivery and streaming codecs (H.265, H.264, MPEG-2 and JPEG 2000). BRIDGE LIVE v1.11 delivers a host of new features, including HLS input functionality

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  2. AJA Releases Desktop Software v16

    AJA Releases Desktop Software v16

    AJA Video Systems has released Desktop Software v16, a free update that introduces powerful new features to AJA’s lineup of KONA, Io and T-TAP products, such as High Dynamic Range (HDR) signaling over SDI, expanded IP video functionality, support for the just announced T-TAP Pro Thunderbolt™ 3 output device, and increased compatibility with the latest hardware and operating systems. 

    Desktop Software v16 includes compatibility updates for the latest macOS®, Windows®, and Linux® operating systems, including support for macOS 11.x Big Sur, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Redhat/CentOS 8 and continuing support for Windows 10 updates. Desktop Software v16 enhances and expands support for high-end computer hardware, including certified compatibility of AJA PCIe cards and Thunderbolt devices with the 2019 Mac Pro and AJA

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  3. AJA Announces T-TAP Pro

    AJA Announces T-TAP Pro

    AJA Video Systems has unveiled T-TAP Pro, a compact, silent, and portable Thunderbolt™ 3-connected device that simplifies 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD/SD monitoring and output over 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 on compatible Mac® or PC computers. Ideal for a range of production scenarios, T-TAP Pro provides high-quality video monitoring, including High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for high frame rate (HFR) and large raster workflows from a Thunderbolt™ 3 host system.

    “T-TAP Pro was developed for production professionals who require the highest quality video output wherever they’re working,” explained Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems. “This robust and powerful device enables monitoring and output of high bandwidth 4K/UltraHD

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  4. AJA Releases Two New 12G-SDI openGear® Solutions

    AJA Releases Two New 12G-SDI openGear® Solutions

    AJA Video Systems today announced the release of two new 12G-SDI openGear® solutions, AJA OG-12GM and AJA OG-FiDO-TR-12G. Featuring support for up to 4K/UltraHD content, OG-12GM is a 12G-SDI to/from quad-link 3G-SDI Muxer/DeMuxer, and OG-FiDO-TR-12G is a state-of-the-art 12G-SDI/Fiber transceiver. Both are designed for use in high-density openGear 2RU frames and compatible with Ross® DashBoard software for flexible device control and monitoring.

    “As demand for high raster 4K/UltraHD content increases, convenient 12G-SDI solutions are critical to simplifying cabling and transport of

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  5. AJA U-TAP Deployed For Remote Interview Production

    AJA U-TAP Deployed For Remote Interview Production
    Although the use of remote interviews in broadcast news production was rising steadily pre-pandemic, the format has now become standard amidst travel limitations and social distancing restrictions. Simultaneously, the events of 2020 have driven up demand for interviews with subject experts, often in locations where broadcasters do not have a bureau or reporter presence. Given these circumstances, Seattle area freelance lighting cameraman, and Full Nelson Video, Inc. owner, Geoff Nelson, has seen demand for high quality remote interview projects increase dramatically. To produce high-quality live interviews with remote subjects for incorporation into major news broadcasts on networks like CBS, CNBC, Warner Media, and NBC, Nelson has established a plug-and-play workflow built on technology that he can easily fit into a small production case, including an AJA U-TAP SDI video capture
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  6. AJA Introduces Ki Pro GO v3.0 With New Network-Recording

    AJA Introduces Ki Pro GO v3.0 With New Network-Recording

     AJA Video Systems has released Ki Pro GO v3.0 firmware, introducing expanded recording options for its multi-channel H.264 recorder and player with new network-based recording and support for SMB protocols via GigE network connectivity.

    “In response to customer feedback and industry demand, we’ve upgraded Ki Pro GO with powerful new networked storage compatibility to improve workflow flexibility and extend recording options,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems. “Simultaneous recording to local USB drives and network storage provides versatile options for primary and archival recording, ideal for a range of production scenarios including live events and sports broadcasts.”

    Ki Pro GO is AJA’s portable, multi-channel H.264 recorder, offering up to 4-channels

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  7. AJA Releases 12G-AM 12G-SDI Audio Embedder/Disembedder

    AJA Releases 12G-AM 12G-SDI Audio Embedder/Disembedder

    AJA Video Systems has announced 12G-AM, a new 12G-SDI eight-channel AES audio embedder/disembedder converter. Now shipping, 12G-AM is available in a range of model variations, including optional LC Fiber and ST Fiber versions for transmitting and receiving 12G-SDI signals over long distances (up to 10km) via a single optical cable.

    “To further simplify production and streamline workflows with single-cable transport solutions, we’re bolstering our product lineup of 12G-SDI Mini-Converters with the new 12G-AM and LC Fiber and ST Fiber models, featuring rugged reliability and conversion power within a portable and compact device,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems.

    12G-AM is an eight-channel AES audio embedder/disembedder with support for 12G-SDI BNC input and output up to 4K/UltraHD. Audio embed/disembed functions

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  8. AJA Introduces BRIDGE LIVE

    AJA Introduces BRIDGE LIVE

    AJA Video Systems today unveiled BRIDGE LIVE, a turnkey 1RU solution that makes it easy to move UltraHD or multi-channel HD video between uncompressed baseband SDI to/from a wide range of streaming and contribution codecs (H.265, H.264, MPEG-2 and JPEG 2000). BRIDGE LIVE supports a flexible array of containers and protocols, including SRT, RTMP/S, RTP, UDP and MPEG-TS, and extends to Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) ladder profiles and hand off for OTT packaging. Combining AJA’s production proven I/O technology with Comprimato’s powerful encoding/decoding/transcoding software, this new gateway solution provides high-quality, cost-effective video processing, with SDI encode or decode for one channel of UltraHD up to 60p, or up to four channels of 1080 60p HD simultaneously, via four 12G-SDI connections that are also backwards compatible to 6G, 3G, and

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  9. AJA Unveils World’s First 12G-SDI to Dante Audio Bridge

    AJA Unveils World’s First 12G-SDI to Dante Audio Bridge

    AJA Video Systems announced its first partnership with Audinate, developers of Dante IP-based audio networking, to launch the first 12G-SDI embedded audio to Dante audio bridge. Targeted at live event and Pro AV workflows, the new OG-DANTE-12GAM is an openGear, Dante audio embedder and disembedder, with dual 12G-SDI ports, 64 channels of audio and DashBoard control software integration.

    OG-DANTE-12GAM is a new high density, openGear-compatible solution for bridging 12G/6G/3G SDI sources with embedded audio to and from the Dante audio ecosystem. Dante audio networking provides digital audio distribution over IP networks, supporting uncompressed, multi-channel, low latency, high-resolution audio, with scalability, simplified wiring, and easy installation. OG-DANTE-12GAM provides a high-density infrastructure solution bridging Dante to SDI and back, ideal for stadiums,

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  10. AJA Expands Lineup of openGear® Cards With New OG-ROI-SDI Scan Converter

    AJA Expands Lineup of openGear® Cards With New OG-ROI-SDI Scan Converter

    AJA Video Systems has released OG-ROI-SDI, a new openGear® compatible scan converter with 3G-SDI to 3G-SDI and mirrored HDMI outputs. Available today, OG-ROI-SDI features openGear’s high-density architecture and support for Ross Video DashBoard remote control and monitoring software.

    OG-ROI-SDI is an openGear scan converter that enables high-quality conversion of 3G-SDI input and Region of Interest selection to 3G-SDI and HDMI mirrored outputs, featuring extensive audio functionality, incredible image scaling, aspect and frame rate conversion, and image rotation including frame sync functionality. Region of interest support allows professionals to easily extract video source signals for scan convert, scaling and conversion to HDMI and SDI from SDI sources.

    The new scan converter harnesses the power and reliability of AJA’s production-proven

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