|Short & Spikey Takes AJA Ki Pro Rack on Tour with The Cure|
Video company Short & Spikey specializes in the video engineering production of live stage shows for high profile musical acts. Over the last twelve years, Short & Spikey Founder Jason Harvey has worked with Lady Gaga, Cher, Madonna, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Christina Aguilera and Van Halen to name just a few, both as a freelancer and as a contractor for PRG Nocturne, a major producer of live stage shows. For his latest gig, Harvey was contracted to be the video recording engineer for a South American tour by legendary British band The Cure. Highlights filmed during live performances in eight cities are being pieced together to create a documentary style home entertainment release.
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|iN DEMAND Uses AJA Video Systems Technology to Create A Wealth of Promotional Content|
As the leading distributor of transactional movies, sports and events to video providers across North America, iN DEMAND delivers a huge amount of programming from more than 150 program suppliers to major cable operators and telcos. To support all this content, the company also creates more than 10,000 pieces of promotional video each year to help MSOs promote their Pay-Per-View (PPV) and Video-On-Demand (VOD) offerings.
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|Camp Digital Hits the Road with AJA Ki Pro|
Mobile production company Camp Digital treks all over the country to create television series, specials, DVD, concert and award show productions for the music and entertainment industries, providing high quality production resources from mobile units that take up a smaller footprint than traditional mobile rigs. Offering scalable services to meet client needs, Camp Digital can run an entire show - including crew, creative and directorial, handing over a finished product at the end - or just provide gear alone. Based in Nashville, the company was co-founded by 4 entertainment production veterans, including Tom Gregory, Vice President of Business Development, five years ago and has used AJA products since its inception.
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|AJA Introduces New Storage and Dock Accessories for Ki Pro and Ki Pro Rack|
A New Line of USB3-Enabled KiStor Drives and KiStor Dock with Thunderbolt™ and USB3 Connectivity Announced at IBC 2012; Firmware Update for Ki Pro Rack and Ki Pro Mini Also Announced
AJA Video Systems today announced several new enhancements to its Ki Pro family of tapeless video recording devices available in both portable and rack-mountable form factors. At the International Broadcasters Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, AJA is introducing a new line of USB3-enabled KiStor drives for Ki Pro and Ki Pro Rack, along with a new KiStor Dock with Thunderbolt™ and USB3 connectivity. The AJA Ki Pro family of products enables fast and efficient workflows that interface traditional analog and digital acquisition formats into simple edit-ready files.
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|2012 Paralympics Reach Worldwide Audiences Online with AJA Technology|
AJA Ki Pro Rack, Mini-Converters, IoHD, KONA and KUMO facilitate dissemination of HD Paralympic Games broadcasts globally across 12 Internet channels
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, worked once again with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to deliver a range of solutions to help bring international audiences comprehensive coverage of the 2012 Paralympic games online. 12 AJA Ki Pro Racks with assorted KiStor Drive module sizes, several Mini-Converters, two Io HDs, a KONA card, two KUMOs and a KUMO CP were leveraged by IPC to record, edit and broadcast multiple feeds from the Olympic Broadcast Service (OBS) on six Paralympic.org channels and six video streams on ParalympicSportTV. Opening Ceremonies kicked off on August 29 and the games will come to a close on September 9.
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|AJA Ki Pro Rack Rocks For Elton John|
Six-time Grammy winner Elton John is currently headlining a three-year gig at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. His show ,“The Million Dollar Piano,” is reportedly named for his new piano which took manufacturer Yamaha four years to build. Several times a week, John spends two hours dazzling audiences with hit after hit accompanied by his trademark flair, and recently, one of John’s performances was recorded for a DVD release of the legend’s chartoppers.
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|Filament Productions Takes AJA Ki Pro On Tour with Dave Matthews Band|
Ki Pro facilitates live event production and tapeless recording on the road for acts including Dave Matthews Band, Tim McGraw, Zac Brown Band and more
Filament Productions provides touring video and production design services for top-drawing acts. For the last three years, AJA Ki Pro digital video recorders have played an integral role for the company's tapeless recording and live production workflow. Filament is using them once again for the Dave Matthews Band (DMB) 2012 summer tour, which kicked off May 18th in Houston, Texas.
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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 Ki Pro Mini is at Home in the Machine Room at Sweden’s Chimney Pot|
AJA’s Ki Pro family of digital recorders can be found in many places -- on sets, at live events, playing out entries in film festivals and dailies in screening rooms. At the largest visual effects company in Sweden, The Chimney Pot, AJA’s Ki Pro Mini portable flash disk recorder can be found in a rack in the machine room. The company uses it as a fast and easy solution to handle high demand for Apple ProRes 422 logging and QuickTime file output.
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Articles and Tutorials:IBC 2012: AJAAJA is unveiling several new products at IBC 2012, chief among them the Corvid Ultra, which supports 2K and 4K high-frame rate DI workflows. Corvid Ultra also features the new TruScale arbitrary scaling engine, which allows up and down scaling from web video to 4K. Also of note is a new line of USB3-enabled KiStor drives for Ki Pro and Ki Pro Rack as well as a new KiStor Dock with Thunderbolt and USB3 connectivity.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 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