Mini-Config v2.24.2 is available today as a free download. The free maintenance update introduces several critical bug fixes and improvements in performance.
Download it here.
Mini-Config v2.24.2 is available today as a free download. The free maintenance update introduces several critical bug fixes and improvements in performance.
Download it here.
Desktop Software v15.5.1 is now available as a free download for KONA, Io and T-TAP products, featuring several key performance improvements and bug fixes.
Download here today.
Mini-Config v2.24.1 is now available, introducing RGB support to 12GM and a host of performance improvements for AJA’s full lineup of USB-enabled Mini-Converters.
Download the free update here.
Now available, new v2.0 firmware for the FS4 frame synchronizer and converter, featuring new enhancements that improve the quality of conversions and ease of use.
FS4 v2.0 introduces 1080i output filtering control for improved 4K/UltraHD to 1080i down-conversions. To maintain audio-sync, audio delay can now automatically follow video timing delay adjustments. Additional new features include audio delay measurements in milliseconds; processing channel name editing for easier identification; ancillary data pass-through (when not performing format conversions); and numerous bug fixes.
Download the free update here.
Desktop Software v15.5 is available today as a free download for KONA, Io and T-TAP products, featuring performance upgrades and new functionality for HDR and 8K workflows.
Desktop Software v15.5 introduces Metal support and full compatibility with macOS Catalina; HDR over SDI via VPID; HDR Test Patterns for up to 8K/UHD2 workflows; deeper HDR integration with Avid Media Composer; and native 8K or 4K (downsampled from 8K) playback with Adobe Premiere Pro 2020. For the KONA 5 8-lane PCIe 3.0 I/O card, the update also adds full 2SI SMPTE raster support for 8K; RGB support for 8K capture and playback; and 8K to 4K downsample via HDMI.
Click here to download the free update.
AJA has announced the new OG-12GDA-2x4 openGear 12G-SDI distribution amplifier. Designed for critical broadcast, OB truck and live event production environments, the new card features dual-channel inputs for incoming 12G-SDI signals, with reclocking of the distributed signals to dual 4x 12G-SDI outputs.
OG-12GDA-2x4 features compatibility with OGX, OG3 and DFR-8321 openGear frames, and DashBoard software support on Windows, macOS and Linux for flexible device control and monitoring over a local network or remotely.
More details on OG-12GDA-2x4 are available here.
AJA has announced two new firmware updates for its latest Ki Pro file-based recorders: Ki Pro GO v1.5 and Ki Pro Ultra Plus v5.0.
For the Ki Pro GO multi-channel H.264 recorder and player, a new v1.5 firmware update introduces timecode recording and playback, expanded primary and backup recording to all five USB ports, and new clip naming and segment recording.
Ki Pro Ultra Plus v5.0 adds numerous performance enhancements and a new Infinite Record mode that allows the unit to function as an always running backup recorder. Ki Pro Ultra Plus offers up to 4-channels of simultaneous ProRes HD recording, or single-channel 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD DNx and ProRes recording and playback via SDI and HDMI.
Both firmware updates will be available soon to customers as free downloads here.
AJA has announced new 8K support for HDR Image Analyzer 12G, its real-time HDR and WCG monitoring and analysis platform developed in partnership with Colorfront. The upcoming release will feature 8K/UHD2 HDR monitoring and analysis for high raster content over 12G-SDI for higher bandwidth workflows.
HDR Image Analyzer 12G fuses AJA’s production-proven video I/O technology with powerful HDR and WCG image analysis tools from Colorfront, including waveform, histogram and vectorscope monitoring and analysis of up to 8K content over 12G-SDI for broadcast and OTT production, post, QC and mastering.
Find additional details on HDR Image Analyzer 12G here.
AJA's new openGear scan converters OG-ROI-DVI and OG-ROI-HDMI are now shipping, featuring DVI or HDMI to SDI region-of-interest scaling, scan conversion and image rotation in the openGear format.
Both cards are designed for use in openGear 2RU frames, and can be remotely configured and monitored over a PC or local network using DashBoard software.
HELO v4.1 is now available, featuring new enhancements around network recording and various performance improvements.
Available today as a free download, HELO v4.1 introduces new support for SMB level 2.0, 2.1 and 3.0, in addition to new RTMP user selectable modes to improve server/CDN connections.
Download it here.
Today at IBC 2019, AJA unveiled a 12G-SDI version of its popular UltraHD/4K HDR monitoring and analysis solution. Dubbed HDR Image Analyzer 12G, the new product offers waveform, histogram and vectorscope monitoring and analysis of 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD, HDR and WCG content for broadcast and OTT production, post-production, QC and mastering, with the added bandwidth and flexibility of 12G-SDI.
AJA’s production-proven video I/O technology integrates with respected HDR analysis tools from Colorfront in a compact 1RU chassis to bring HDR Image Analyzer 12G users a comprehensive toolset to monitor and analyze HDR formats, including PQ (Perceptual Quantizer) and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG).
For more information and a complete list of features, read our announcement.
AJA announced the new KUMO 6464-12G router at IBC 2019. The newest addition to AJA’s family of KUMO routers, it includes 64x 12G-SDI inputs and 64x 12G-SDI outputs to enable high quality, cost-effective signal routing. KUMO 6464-12G suits a range of broadcast, production, post, and proAV environments and allows professionals to take advantage of the scalability, signal density, and increased bandwidth that 12G-SDI provides.
With KUMO 6464-12G, professionals can easily route and control video with embedded audio to/from 12G-SDI BNC connections with auto reclocking of SDI rates. The KUMO routers can be configured for ganged dual and quad-port routing, so that users can easily combine multiple inputs and outputs for Dual Link, 4K, UltraHD and 8K workflows, enabling seamless routing of uncompressed, compressed, or Raw signals throughout a facility.
Additional details, pricing and availability can be found here.
At IBC 2019, AJA announced the release of Corvid 44 12G, a family of 8-lane PCIe 3.0 video and audio I/O cards supporting 12G-SDI. Corvid 44 12G is designed for AJA Developer partners, and is available with high-density HD-BNC connectors in low profile or full height form factors, and full height models offering full-size BNC connectors. Corvid 44 12G is available in ten different models, with passive or active cooling variants for form factor flexibility. All Corvid 44 12G cards support 8K/UltraHD2/4K/UltraHD high frame rate, deep color, HDR workflows and can also provide multiple 4K streams of input or output. Corvid 44 12G is compatible with AJA’s latest SDK on Windows, Linux, and macOS.
Learn more about all of the Corvid 44 12G models and features in our latest press release.
Now available, the newly announced FS-Mini is a broadcast quality utility frame sync that packs the production-proven AJA FS frame sync technology into a portable Mini-Converter. FS-Mini supports frame synchronization and up, down, cross-conversion of untimed 3G-SDI, HD and SD video signals.
Users can synchronize and convert a wide range of video formats to their house standard with a 3G-SDI input and output, HDMI output, and a two-channel RCA style audio output. The Mini-Converter also features a reference input that can be used to lock a local reference and can be easily controlled via local DIP switches or USB and AJA's Mini-Config application.
Read our announcement for the complete feature set and pricing.
AJA today revealed three new openGear compatible cards at IBC 2019, including the OG-FS-Mini, OG-ROI-DVI and OG-ROI-HDMI. OG-FS-Mini fuses the functionality of AJA’s newly announced FS-Mini frame synchronizer Mini-Converter with the openGear architecture, while OG-ROI-DVI and OG-ROI-HDMI support DVI or HDMI to SDI region-of-interest scaling, scan conversion and image rotation in the openGear format. Each card is designed for use in openGear 2RU frames, and can be remotely configured, monitored and controlled over a PC or local network using Ross DashBoard software.
Check out our announcement for complete details and pricing.
Dolby Vision support will soon be available for our Hi5-4K-Plus and Hi5-12G Mini-Converters via an upcoming firmware release. The update will make it easier for creative professionals to achieve their artistic visions by enabling the conversion of Dolby Vision encoded HDR content on SDI to be converted to HDMI for PQ HDR monitoring on affordable HDMI displays.
Find out more in our latest press release and stay tuned for more details to come.
AJA announced that Desktop Software v15.5 for KONA, Io and T-TAP products is coming soon. The free update features key performance enhancements that provide video professionals with enhanced creative freedom and workflow flexibility across Windows®, Linux® and macOS®, with improvements including full 2SI SMPTE raster support for 8K, RGB support for 8K capture and playback and new HDR Test Patterns in AJA Control Room.
Desktop Software v15.5 boasts full compatibility with macOS Catalina, and new support for Metal on macOS. These enhancements mean increased speed and creative support on Mac laptops and workstations including the new Mac Pro, where KONA 5 with its support for resolutions all the way up to 8K is a sure-fire winning partner.
Read our announcement for complete details and keep an eye out across our marketing channels for the official release.
AJA announced a new v2.2 firmware update that introduces a host of performance improvements for its IP video Mini-Converter receivers at IBC 2019, including new UltraHD support up to 50p for IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G-HDMI, as well as Reference Input support for IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI.
New UltraHD support for IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G-HDMI at high frame rates up to 50p will help production facilities maximize affordable 10GigE infrastructures. Monitoring applications benefit from increased raster size, including multiviewers where UltraHD image fidelity is required for optimal image quality when displaying several source video signals coming in over IP on a single screen.
For more info, read our press release or visit us at IBC 2019, stand 7.C25.
Today at IBC 2019, AJA debuted new free firmware for its FS4 4K/UltraHD/multi-channel HD frame synchronizer and up, down, cross-converter.
FS4 v2.0 includes several new features that improve the quality of conversions and ease of use, including 1080i output filtering control for improved 4K/UltraHD down-conversions; ganged video and embedded audio delay controls; channel-based presets for more granular recalls and improved VPID use.
Stay tuned for more info to come across our marketing channels in the coming weeks.
Mini-Config v2.23.3 is available today for AJA’s family of Mini-Converters. The free update introduces Level B support for 12GM, as well as additional upgrades for AJA’s full lineup of Mini-Converters.
Download it here now.
AJA has released Desktop Software v15.2.3, a free maintenance update for all KONA, Io and T-TAP products, which introduces several key fixes and performance improvements.
Download the free update here.
AJA has started shipping the KUMO 3232-12G compact router, featuring 32x 12G-SDI inputs and 32x 12G-SDI outputs for simplified 4K/UltraHD transport over SDI and reduced cable runs. Supporting high resolution, high frame rate (HFR) and deep color workflows for broadcast, production and ProAV environments, KUMO 3232-12G offers increased capacity for larger configurations while maintaining a compact 2RU profile.
To order or find more information, click here.
AJA’s Ki Pro GO H.264 multi-channel recorder is now shipping, featuring a flexible architecture suited for a range of applications including live production, sports, corporate events, training, house of worship and additional video markets.
Ki Pro GO combines intuitive design and flexibility into a compact 2RU, half-rack width form factor, featuring genlock-free HDMI and SDI inputs, recording to 4x USB 3.0 ports on off-the-shelf USB media with redundant backup recording to a 5th USB 3.0 port, multi-matrix monitoring and a wide range of custom recording options.
To order Ki Pro GO or to see a full list of details, click here.
AJA has released the first update for HDR Image Analyzer, a powerful, real-time HDR waveform, histogram and vectorscope monitoring and analysis solution.
Available today as a free download, HDR Image Analyzer v1.1 features a host of new features and improvements, including a new web UI; Remote Desktop support; a UI improvement for HDR/PQ display over DisplayPort; automated color space switching over SDI for SDR/PQ/HLG; out of gamut MAX warning; frame average Light Level (LL) bar; and vectorscope enhancements.
For more details or to download HDR Image Analyzer v1.1, visit our website.
AJA has released Desktop Software v15.2.2, a free maintenance update for KONA, Io and T-TAP products featuring performance improvements and several important fixes.
Download the free firmware update here.
Today, AJA released free v3.0 firmware for FS-HDR, introducing a host of new improvements for the real-time HDR/WCG converter and frame synchronizer.
The FS-HDR v3.0 upgrade features two new Colorfront Engine™ Modes – Film Mode with ACES support and LOOKs, plus Live Mode with new transforms; updated BBC v1.3 LUTs; variable nit level control; and single-channel and four-channel Dynamic LUT mode integration with Pomfort LiveGrade Pro and TVLogic WonderLook Pro.
Alongside FS-HDR v3.0, Control Link Software v1.2 is now available for utilizing a Tangent kb panel with an FS-HDR for tactile control of the FS-HDR's 3.0 Colorfront Engine-Live parameters.
AJA is now accepting orders for Ki Pro GO, the new H.264 HD/SD multi-channel recorder. Ki Pro GO combines intuitive design and flexibility into a compact 2RU, half-rack width form factor, featuring genlock-free HDMI and SDI inputs, redundant recording to 5x USB 3.0 ports on off-the-shelf USB media, multi-matrix monitoring and a wide range of custom recording options.
To place an order or see a full list of details, visit AJA’s website.
AJA has released a v4.0 firmware update for the HELO H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device. Available for download today, HELO v.4.0 includes a new AV mute function, event logging and web UI support for Japanese and Korean localization.
For more information and to download HELO v4.0, visit our website.
Desktop Software v15.2 is now available as a free download, featuring a host of new updates and performance enhancements for AJA KONA and Io products.
The free firmware update introduces Apple ProRes encoding and decoding across Linux, Windows and macOS with AJA Control Room; 8K capture/playback with AJA KONA 5 and AJA Control Room; SMPTE ST 2110 support for Io IP; a new AJA NMOS application; and SMPTE ST 2110-40 ANC Rx and Tx support with KONA IP and Io IP.
Download the free firmware update here today.
AJA’s new SMPTE ST 2110 Mini-Converter IP video transmitters are now shipping.
The IPT-10G2-HDMI and IPT-10G2-SDI IP video transmitters bridge traditional HDMI and 3G-SDI signals to SMPTE ST 2110 for IP-based workflows. Compact, quiet and rugged, both models feature dual 10 GigE SFP+ ports to support hitless switching (ST-2022-7) for redundancy in critical transmission environments.
AJA Mini-Connect v1.3.0 is available today, with support for all released firmware versions of the ROI, ROI-DVI, ROI-HDMI and ROI-DP Mini-Converters.
Download the free Mini-Connect v1.3.0 firmware update here.
FS1-X v1.1.2 is now available for download, a free maintenance update that includes several important enhancements addressing image quality.
Click here to download FS1-X v1.1.2 today.
AJA has released a free firmware update for the full lineup of KUMO routers.
KUMO v4.5 introduces improved SDI performance for the KUMO 1616-12G, as well new IP configuration for all KUMO routers and Control Panels using free eMini-Setup software over the USB port.
To download KUMO v4.5, click here.
Ki Pro GO is an H.264 HD/SD multi-channel recording and playback device. It offers genlock-free HDMI and SDI inputs, redundant recording to 5x USB 3.0 ports on off-the-shelf USB media, with a huge range of custom recording options, all in a standard 2RU half rack-width design.
The device’s flexible architecture is suited for a range of applications including live production, sports, corporate events, training, house of worship and other video markets.
For more information, click here.
As broadcasters turn out for NAB 2019, AJA has announced 14 new openGear cards. The new lineup of cards combines the functionality of AJA’s most popular Mini-Converters with openGear’s high-density architecture and support for DashBoard software to meet a range of fiber conversion, distribution amplification and audio embedding/disembedding demands in broadcast environments.
Read our announcement for more details.
AJA today unveiled two new Mini-Converters for IP workflows. The IPT-10G2-HDMI and IPT-10G2-SDI are IP video transmitters for bridging HD HDMI or 3G-SDI signals to SMPTE ST 2110. Both models include dual 10 GigE SFP+ ports to support hitless switching (SMPTE ST 2022-7) for redundancy in critical transmission environments.
Check out our announcement for a complete feature list.
FS-HDR v3.0 firmware brings big new features. The update introduces enhanced coloring tools and support for multi-channel Dynamic LUTs, plus several other improvements for use in broadcast, on-set, post and proAV HDR production environments.
Release highlights include a new Colorfront Engine™ Film Mode with ACES; Colorfront Engine Live Mode with new transforms; updated BBC v1.3 LUTs; and single-channel and four-channel Dynamic LUT mode integration with Pomfort LiveGrade Pro and TVLogic WonderLook Pro.
To learn more about the update, read our press release.
AJA has announced Desktop Software v15.2, a feature-packed update introducing major new enhancements for KONA and Io.
Available today as a free download, the release includes: Apple ProRes encoding and decoding across Linux, Windows and macOS with AJA Control Room; SMPTE ST 2110 support for Io IP; 8K capture/playback with AJA KONA 5 and AJA Control Room, plus support for 8K rasters within the AJA SDK; a new AJA NMOS application; and SMPTE ST 2110-40 ANC Rx and Tx support with KONA IP and Io IP.
Read our press release for complete details.
Today AJA announced a collaboration with Apple that will bring support for the entire ProRes family (up to Apple ProRes 4444 XQ) to AJA Control Room v15.2 software for video ingest, playback and output. AJA Control Room, together with AJA’s KONA 5 PCIe card, extends the cross-platform workflow to 8K/UHD2 frame sizes at 60p.
See our press release for more information.
At NAB 2019, AJA announced its first update for HDR Image Analyzer, bringing users new monitoring and analysis features designed to improve the user experience and help professionals achieve their artistic visions.
Improvements include: a new web UI; Remote Desktop support; a UI improvement for HDR/PQ display over DisplayPort; automated color space switching over SDI for SDR/PQ/HLG; out of gamut MAX warning; frame average Light Level (LL) bar; and vectorscope enhancements.
Check out our announcement for complete details.
AJA today announced free v4.0 firmware for the HELO H.264 recording and streaming device. The free update includes a new AV mute function, event logging and web UI support for Japanese and Korean.
For complete details, please read our press release.
At NAB 2019, AJA introduced the cutting edge Corvid 44 12G video and audio I/O card for AJA Developers, which supports 8K and multi-channel 4K workflows.
Corvid 44 12G provides 12G-SDI I/O in a low-profile design for workstations and servers, supporting 8K/UltraHD2/4K/ UltraHD high frame rate, deep color and HDR signals. The 8-lane PCIe 3.0 video and audio I/O card facilitates multi-channel 12G-SDI I/O, enabling either 8K or multiple 4K streams of input or output. It leverages AJA’s world-class SDK to provide the power and flexibility across macOS, Windows and Linux used by leading companies to create the highest performance applications for imaging, post, broadcast and virtual production.
For a complete list of features, read our announcement.
Today, AJA released Mini-Config v2.23.1 for AJA’s family of Mini Converters. The free update introduces SD support for Hi5-12G and HA5-12G, along with a host of other improvements for AJA’s Mini-Converter line. Download it here today.
HELO v3.3, a firmware maintenance release is available today as a free download, featuring several performance improvements for the standalone H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device. Download here.
Now available as a free download from the AJA website, Desktop Software v15.1 brings rich new features to AJA KONA and Io devices. Key release highlights include:
-- AJA Control Room upgrades provide new Time-of-Day Timecode functionality, Customizable interface options and Full-screen playback for use with KONA HDMI for monitoring capture, or viewing files on disk without AJA hardware connected.
-- Film workflow enhancements with KONA 5 and Io 4K Plus include RGB 444 UHD Level A and B, and 47.95/48P for 4K and 2K across Level A and Level B.
-- 12G-SDI for 4K setups now include simultaneous HD down-convert, when using KONA 5 or Io 4K Plus in Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, and AJA Control Room.
-- KONA IP SMPTE ST 2110 enhancements including support for SDP video grouping.
-- KONA HDMI capture is now enabled within Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Avid Media Composer.
-- Implemented 4K/UHD HDMI input support for Telestream Wirecast in AJA Multi-Config, for KONA HDMI, KONA 5, KONA 4, Io 4K Plus and Io 4K
Check out the release notes for more info and download the update here.
AJA’s IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI Mini-Converters are now available! These powerful video and audio receivers are designed for bridging SMPTE ST 2110 HD IP video signals to HDMI and SDI. Both models are equipped with dual 10 GigE SFP+ cages for hitless switching, providing redundancy protection in critical distribution and monitoring applications.
Compact and quiet, the IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI enable monitoring of SMPTE ST 2110 signals via HDMI 1.4b and 3G-SDI respectively, supporting up to 10-bit HD 1080 60p.
HA5-12G, the next generation of AJA’s production-proven HA5-4K Mini-Converters, is now available. HA5-12G allows users to convert an HDMI 2.0 input to two 12G-SDI single link outputs, supporting up to eight channels of audio from the HDMI source or via two-channel analog audio (RCA) inputs, with eight or two channels of digital embedded audio output on 12G-SDI. HA5-12G supports Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) emulation, which ensures the connected source continuously outputs the desired video formats. HA5-12G also includes two SDI distribution amplifier outputs and transmits 12G-SDI on each SDI link, reducing cable runs when transporting 4K/UltraHD over SDI.
The HA5-12G-T Fiber SFP-equipped model is also now available, featuring all the functionality of the HA5-12G Mini-Converter with the added benefit of providing a single channel Fiber transmitter capable of transporting 4K HDMI signals up to 10km over a single Fiber link.
For more details, pricing information or to place an order, visit our website.
Today AJA released Ki Pro Ultra Plus v4.1 firmware with several new feature improvements. Check out the release notes for complete details, and to download the update, visit our support page.
The KUMO 1616-12G router is now shipping, supporting simplified 4K/UltraHD transport over 12G-SDI. Compatible with large format resolutions, high frame rate (HFR) and deep color formats, the KUMO 1616-12G router offers network-based and/or physical control. The new compact routers offer increased capacity for larger configurations while maintaining a compact 1RU profile, ideal for post facilities, mobile trucks and any production scenarios where a balance of size and capacity are critical.
Find more details and a full list of features on AJA’s website.
HDR Image Analyzer is now shipping; AJA’s powerful real-time solution providing HDR waveform, histogram and vectorscope monitoring and analysis for 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD content for broadcast and OTT production, post-production, QC and mastering.
Fusing AJA’s production-proven video I/O with HDR analysis tools from Colorfront in a compact 1RU chassis, HDR Image Analyzer features a comprehensive toolset for monitoring and analyzing HDR formats including PQ (Perceptual Quantizer) and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) for 4K/UltraHD workflows. HDR Image Analyzer takes in up to 4K sources across 4x 3G-SDI inputs and loops the video out, allowing analysis at any point in the production workflow.
To place an order or find more information, visit our website.