|Univera Improves Communications With New HD Streaming Video System Designed By ABS|
Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it designed and built an HD video production system for Univera, a Seattle-based direct selling organization that produces and markets health and wellness nutritional supplements. The new system is used to produce videos of meetings and other presentations, which are streamed live to the company’s sales force.
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|Buono Chooses OConnor for The Art of Visual Storytelling Tour|
When "Saturday Night Live" film unit cinematographer Alex Buono decided to share his knowledge of the industry – in a big way – with a 31-city educational tour he calls The Art of Visual Storytelling, the first pieces of equipment he chose for his travel package were OConnor heads. “My biggest mandate in deciding to plan a workshop is that I’m demonstrating with the exact tools that I actually use in my professional work,” he says. “OConnor fluid heads are probably the most ubiquitous piece of gear on my sets. I literally have an OConnor on every single shoot, so it was an imperative of mine to include OConnor in this workshop.”
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|DP Alex Buono Takes ‘Saturday Night Live’ to 4K with AJA Ki Pro Quad|
NBC Paving the Way for 4K with Proof-of-Concept 4K Workflows for Pre-Produced Program Segments
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, recently released the Ki Pro Quad file-based recording device for professional 4K and HD workflows. Alex Buono, Director of Photography for the Saturday Night Live Film Unit, recently used the AJA Ki Pro Quad together with a Canon C500 camera to capture "Kanish,” a 1970s cop show spoof starring Zach Galifianakis and Bill Hader. Ki Pro Quad is the only tapeless recorder that supports live debayering of 4K Canon RAW camera data with simultaneous recording to Apple ProRes 422 or ProRes 444 files.
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|AJA Ki Pro Quad Now Shipping|
Breakthrough 4K Camera-to-Post Workflows Available Now
AJA Video Systems announced immediate availability of its Ki Pro Quad, a new solid-state portable video recorder enabling true 4K camera-to-editorial workflows. Ki Pro Quad enables a breakthrough 4K/Quad HD/2K/HD workflow with the efficiencies of Apple ProRes and the flexibility of RAW data in a compact, solid state recording and playback package that easily mounts directly onto a variety of cameras supporting workflow needs today and into the future.
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|4K leads the way at BVE 2013|
- AJA, Canon and RedShark share their 4K expertise -
2013 is the year of 4K, with many of the major global broadcasters testing the format for mainstream broadcast. BVE is therefore delighted to be able to be in partnership with AJA, Canon and RedShark to bring visitors a dedicated theatre set up with the highest quality projection equipment and present the latest content being delivered in 4K. The theatre will also introduce debates on what 4K means for the wider industry, discussing the latest camera technology and workflows while looking at how to integrate these new technologies into current working practices.
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|AJA Video Releases Support for Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion|
New v10.3.2 Software Update for latest AJA KONA & Io Products Also Compatible With Mac OS X 10.7
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, today released a new software update supporting Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion including Gatekeeper certification. The new v10.3.2 software is also compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) and is available for AJA's latest KONA and Io XT and Io Express products.
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|AJA Video Systems Sweeps NAB 2012 Best of Show Awards|
Ki Pro Quad 4K/2K Portable Digital Recorder, Ki Pro Rack 1RU Tapeless Deck and T-TAP Thunderbolt Adapter Recognized with Awards from Broadcast Engineering, DV, In Broadcast, Post, TV Technology and Videomaker Magazines
AJA Video Systems introduced three new products at this year's NAB conference, all of which were recognized with "Best of Show" awards from industry thought leaders. AJA's Ki Pro Quad 4K/2K digital recording device won the InBroadcast Magazine InGEAR Award, the DV Magazine Black Diamond Award and the TV Technology STAR Award, as well as an honorable mention by Post Magazine in its Post Pick Awards, which are voted on by a panel of industry professionals who make their living using the types of tools recognized. T-TAP Thunderbolt Adapter won a DV Magazine Black Diamond Award, a Post Magazine Post Pick Award and a Videomaker Best of NAB Award, and the Ki Pro Rack 1RU tapeless deck recorder received a Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit Award.
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|AJA Announces Ki Pro Quad Supporting 4K and 2K Recording|
Ki Pro Quad Delivers Future-Proof Recording, Making 4K Workflows Efficient, Affordable and Portable
AJA Video Systems announced Ki Pro Quad, a new solid-state portable video recorder at NAB Show 2012. Ki Pro Quad is capable of capturing high-quality edit-ready files in formats including 4K (4096 x 2160), Quad HD (3840 x 2160), 2K (2048 x 1080), and HD (1920 x 1080), for the fastest path from camera-to-editorial with 10-bit 4:4:4 and 10-bit 4:2:2 color support.
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|Veteran Westcoast Camera/Steadicam Operator Relies On Anton/Bauer Products And Customer Support Exclusively|
Anton/Bauer Batteries Central to Cameraman’s Commercial, Television, Film and Corporate Work
Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, is the battery supplier of choice for West Coast-based Steadicam owner/operator Robert Starling, SOC. He relies heavily on Anton/Bauer’s global customer support and products such as DIONIC® HC batteries, DUAL 2722 PowerChargers and QRC-DUAL-PT Gold Mount®.
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Articles and Tutorials:NAB 2013: AJA Video SystemsAJA Video Systems debuted its Ki Pro Quad solid-state portable video recorder for 4K camera-to-editorial workflows with Apple ProRes and RAW data. The new Ki Pro Quad supports 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 recording at HD and 2K resolution and real-time scaling from 4K/Quad HD to 2K/HD among its many other features. AJA also introduced its Hi5-4K Mini-Converter, which offers a monitoring connection from professional 4K devices to consumer 4K displays, and its Region of Interest Mini-Converter, which enables conversion and real-time scaling of computer DVI-D and HDMI outputs to baseband video over SDI. AJA also came to the show with lots of partnership news from Adobe, Avid and FilmLight as well as Quantel is now using AJA's Corvid Ultra OEM cards to power its Pablo RIO.Read Article Subscribemore articles »Blogs:NAB 2013 Wrap-UpFlamingos at the Flamingo of course.... Well another year has come and gone at the National Association of Broadcasters and here's some of the things I saw this year. Wasn't able to get around as much since I was working all day Mon / Tues in the Small Tree Booth...Read Blog SubscribeEnd of Day 1: the buzz is...very little buzzBut that's a good thing, really. Have customers gotten savvy to the "we're the best thing since sliced bread" mentality? Are they fed up with products that are promised to ship next month only to find out it's next month plus six or eight more months? At the AJA press...Read Blog SubscribeNAB 2012. The Mayans had it right. It's the year of the shift.This year I witnessed an honest world shaking shift. Yep, 2012 became the year of the world changing from the way we know it, and I could see it happening right before my eyes at NAB 2012 in AJA's booth. I worked in AJA's booth for the entire show, and...Read Blog Subscribemore blogs »Related Tags