AJA Corvid Developer Cards Powers I/O for WASP3D’s Real-Time Broadcast Graphics
March 25, 2020
From breaking news, elections and politics, to the latest live coverage of eSports gaming tournaments and sporting events, WASP3D is a leading global provider of end-to-end real-time broadcast graphics solutions for live production workflows. Headquartered in New Delhi with offices located around the world, WASP3D’s technology solutions seamlessly integrate real-time broadcast graphics for livestreaming, OTT, television and professional AV workflows, with hundreds of installations in more than 40 countries globally. Visually enriched elements including augmented reality graphics, virtual sets, touch screen presentations and video wall graphics using design, data integration, management and automation tools are developed for clients via custom installation packages with AJA Corvid 88, Corvid 44, and Corvid 24 I/O cards at the core.
In WASP3D’s live production workflows, each Corvid card hosts up to eight simultaneous input and output streams, making the cards an ideal solution for graphics playout servers and channel-in-a-box systems. Corvid provides workflow flexibility with multi-format I/O support and configurable input and output sources for separate fill and key channels. AJA’s open SDK allows for custom Corvid control to align with graphic playout server requirements. Leveraging AJA’s video I/O expertise with Corvid, WASP3D saves money and produces integrated products for market quicker than competitors.
“AJA’s Corvid cards are some of the best investments we’ve ever made. They are easy to use and extremely reliable – especially compared to other solutions available in the market,” said Tushar Kothari, Director, WASP3D. “Integrating Corvid cards increases stability and ease-of-use for our broadcast and livestreaming workflows, and we know that AJA’s team is always available to help out if we have questions or run into any issues.”
Access to AJA’s SDK support site provides WASP3D with the latest news and updates for device support and configuration, in addition to dedicated technical support to keep all projects on track for clients. As registered AJA Developer Program Partners, WASP3D has access to the latest innovative development tools to visualize solutions and simplify debugging. Corvid’s industry-leading three-year warranty is an added advantage for increased longevity and durability, extending the lifetime of the cards.
For future installations, WASP3D aims to integrate AJA Io XT as a portable companion solution for lightning fast Thunderbolt™ video capture and playback with its Drone Designer Pro, a complete design suite for real-time 3D graphics. In post-production and on-set workflows, Io XT’s professional connectivity and high-end features further increase power, speed and simplicity for graphics systems
Kothari stated in closing, “AJA’s robust gear has a consistent performance track record and never fails in the field – even in the most demanding environments. It’s affordable and a great financial investment for feature-rich functionality.”
About AJA Corvid
AJA’s Corvid family of PCIe cards are designed for digital uncompressed video and audio I/O with integration into third-party solutions offered by Developer partners. Corvid 88 delivers 4K/UltraHD/HD/SD high-density independent multi-channel video and audio I/O via an 8-lane PCIe 2.0 card for 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD/SD, while four simultaneous input and output streams are offered by the Corvid 44 8-lane PCIe card and Corvid 24 4-lane PCIe card. Designed for maximum video and audio I/O capacity, Corvid 88 and Corvid 44 supports up to 4K/UltraHD workflows at frame rates up to 60p for the most demanding workflows.
About AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of video interface technologies, converters, digital video recording solutions, and professional cameras, bringing high quality, cost effective products to the professional broadcast, video and postproduction markets. AJA products are designed and manufactured at our facilities in Grass Valley, California, and sold through an extensive sales channel of resellers and systems integrators around the world. For further information, please see our website at www.aja.com.