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 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.
Today, AJA released v2.6 firmware for FS-HDR, a real-time HDR/WCG converter and frame synchronizer. This free firmware update includes:
Download the FS-HDR v2.6 update here.
AJA has released Desktop Software v15.0.1, for all KONA, Io and T-TAP products. Available as a free download, Desktop Software v15.0.1 includes several important fixes and performance improvements.
Access the free Desktop Software v15.0.1 download here.
HELO v3.1 is now available, a free firmware update for AJA’s standalone and portable H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device. Download the free maintenance update here.
Now available, AJA IPR-10G-HDMI v1.1 firmware introduces UltraHD support to the SMPTE ST 2110 IP video/audio to HDMI Mini-Converter. The update provides a simple solution for outputting 10-bit, 4:2:2 uncompressed UltraHD signals up to 30p across IP networks to UltraHD HDMI devices and displays, while also improving discovery, registration and control – including NMOS and Ember Plus.
The IPR-10G-HDMI Mini-Converter receives SMPTE ST 2110 over 10 GigE connectivity and formats the data for output as video and audio on a full-size HDMI interface with simultaneous analog audio output via an RCA interface.
For more information or to download the update, visit our support page.
KONA 5 is now available, the new video and audio I/O card supporting the latest 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 video connections for workstations or Thunderbolt™ 3-connected chassis. KONA 5 enables single-cable 4K/UltraHD high frame rate, deep color and HDR workflows with the most popular creative applications on macOS, Windows, and Linux. For Developers using the AJA SDK, KONA 5 also offers advanced features including multi-channel 4K I/O and 8K 60p support.
KONA 5 is interoperable with standard creative tools such as Adobe® Premiere® Pro, Apple® Final Cut Pro X, and Avid® Media Composer,® leveraging AJA’s proven macOS and Windows drivers and application plug-ins.
Click here for more information.
Today, AJA released Desktop Software v15 for KONA, Io and T-TAP. Available now as a free download, the update introduces support for KONA 5 and adds new AJA Control Room full-screen playback functionality. Additional features include new enhancements for the full range of KONA, Io and T-TAP products.
To access the free update, click here.
AJA is now shipping the OG-Hi5-4K-Plus and OG-HA5-4K openGear-compatible video and audio rack cards, with support for Ross® Video DashBoard software for remote control and monitoring. Designed for use in compatible openGear 2RU frames, including AJA’s OG-X-FR frame, the new cards combine the reliability and functionality of AJA Mini-Converters with the high-density and controls options of the openGear architecture.
OG-Hi5-4K-Plus offers 3G-SDI to HDMI 2.0 conversion, supporting HFR up to 60p for 4K/UltraHD. The card provides pristine image fidelity from professional 4K HFR devices when monitoring to HDMI 2.0 displays with HDR support. For more details, click here.
OG-HA5-4K features HDMI 2.0 to four 3G-SDI conversion for professional 4K/UltraHD workflow integration from DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, action cameras, or prosumer video cameras. Click here for additional info.
Today, AJA has released Desktop Software v14.3 for KONA IP. The free software update introduces SMPTE ST 2110 support for KONA IP, ensuring interoperability with the latest broadcast IP standards.
Download it here.
Available today, free v3.0 firmware for AJA’s HELO H.264 streaming and recording device, with new RTMPE support for Facebook, enhanced HTTPS security, and Chinese language support in HELO’s web UI.
AJA encourages all HELO users to download the update today from the HELO support page.
New v4.0 firmware for Ki Pro Ultra Plus is now available as a free download and includes several new features for recording customization and improved efficiency.
Release highlights include: user forced rollover, analog/AES audio mapping, moveable timecode burn-in, independent multi-channel file naming and RS-422 ID selection.
To review the release notes and/or download the update, click here.
In support of Apple’s latest macOS 10.14 release, AJA is rolling out eMini-Setup v1.3.1. Available today, the new release introduces Mojave compatibility when configuring AJA’s HELO, IP Mini-Converters, and more.
Visit AJA’s software page to download the free release.
AJA has released Ki Pro Rack v6.8 firmware with new Ki Protect enhancements. Download the update today from the Ki Pro Rack support page.
At IBC 2018, AJA debuted KONA 5, a new 8-lane PCIe 3.0 video and audio I/O card supporting 12G-SDI I/O and HDMI 2.0 monitoring/output for workstations or Thunderbolt™ 3-connected chassis. KONA 5 supports 4K/UltraHD and HD high frame rate, deep color and HDR workflows, and the card is interoperable with standard creative tools including Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X, and Avid Media Composer. For a full list of features, pricing and availability, visit our website.
AJA has also announced Desktop Software v15, which includes support for KONA 5 and performance enhancements for our KONA, Io and T-TAP products. The release also includes new AJA Control Room full-screen playback and host system audio monitoring, as well as the ability to use this free software as a stand-alone professional media player, even on systems without installed AJA hardware. Additionally, KONA HDMI customers can now use the system audio output and full screen playback to monitor audio and picture from incoming HDMI sources without the need for a separate output device. Desktop v15 will available soon as a free download in fall of 2018. Find more information here.
Today at IBC 2018, AJA announced the IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI SMPTE ST 2110 video and audio receivers, featuring new dual 10 GigE SFP+ cages that provide hitless switching for redundancy protection in critical distribution and monitoring applications. Both Mini-Converters are designed to bridge UltraHD/HD signals over IP to HDMI or HD to 3G-SDI.
Additionally, the previously announced IPR-10G-HDMI has a new reduced price of $1145 US MSRP. For more information, click here.
AJA today announced the availability of its new HDR Image Analyzer, an HDR monitoring and analysis appliance powered by Colorfront-developed software. The device supports the monitoring and analysis of 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD HDR and WCG content for broadcast and OTT production, post-production, quality control (QC) and mastering.
HDR Image Analyzer fuses AJA’s proven audio and video I/O technology with Colorfront’s powerful image analysis software. The sleek 1RU device delivers a comprehensive toolset for monitoring and analyzing HDR standards including Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) and PQ (Perceptual Quantizer) for 4K/UltraHD workflows.
To learn more, click here.
AJA today announced v2.6 software for the FS-HDR real-time HDR/WCG Converter with Colorfront Engine™ video processing. The free update includes new color transformation enhancements that give broadcast, production, post and ProAV professionals more flexibility to achieve the desired consistent, final look when working with a range of 8K/4K/UltraHD/2K/HD SDR and HDR formats.
FS-HDR v2.6 software includes:
The v2.6 firmware update will be available as a free download in October 2018. More details are available here.
At IBC 2018, AJA unveiled free new v4.0 firmware for the Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder/player. Packed with new features, the update advances recording customization for more efficient and streamlined workflows.
v4.0 Firmware highlights include:
Ki Pro Ultra Plus v4.0 will be available fall 2018 as a free download. For more information, visit our website.
AJA today announced new v3.0 firmware for the standalone HELO H.264 streaming and recording device. HELO v3.0 will be coming soon as a free download from AJA’s website.
HELO v3.0 feature highlights include:
Visit our website for more information.
v2.1.1 firmware update is now available for AJA’s standalone HELO H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device. Download the free maintenance update here today.
OG-4K2HD, one of AJA’s newest openGear compatible cards, is now shipping. Use it to down-convert professional 3G-SDI 4K/UltraHD signals to HD resolution using AJA’s high-quality scaling for cost-effective monitoring and conversion. With live 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, OG-4K2HD allows users to produce fantastic-looking HD images from 4K sources for on set monitoring or direct-to-air broadcast.
OG-4K2HD supports high frame rate (HFR) 4K/UltraHD inputs at 50p and 60p and converts to HD outputs at 50p and 60p for accurate viewing. It can be configured to extract an HD resolution image from the 4K input for a one-to-one pixel image for 4K focus checks on HD displays. Designed for use in high-density openGear’s 2RU frames including AJA’s OG-3-FR 2RU frame, new DashBoard support on Windows®, macOS® and Linux® offers remote control and monitoring of the openGear architecture and provides convenient and industry-standard configuration, monitoring and control options over a PC or local network.
Please click here for more information and pricing.