Bluefish444 Announces Epoch | 4K Neutron Support for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH v8.2


Last Updated: January 9, 2015 11:39 pm GMT
(S. Melbourne, Australia--January 9, 2015) Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced Epoch 4K Neutron and Epoch Neutron video card support for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH v8.2.

Bluefish444's new installer package, 5.13.0, for Windows operating systems adds support for the Epoch Neutron range of SDI and HDMI video cards for use with ASSIMILATE SCRATCH systems.

Neutron Key Features:

Epoch Neutron cards are fitted with 3x industry standard BNC connectors enabling two simultaneous streams of 2K/HD/SD including Dual Link video and fill+key operations. Each SDI BNC connector is programmable as input or output.

Epoch | Neutron supports 1.5G SDI I/O workflows and the Epoch | 4K Neutron extends this support to 3G SDI I/O configurations allowing 4K 60fps workflows. An HDMI mini connector provides a lower cost 4K/2K/HD/SD HDMI monitoring preview, and allows for color critical monitoring on consumer HDMI displays supporting Deep Color.

SCRATCH Supported features:

* 8-bit / 10-bit /12-bit SDI output

* SD / HD / 2K / 4K Mastering and Monitoring

* Stereoscopic SDI output

* 12-bit precision colour space conversions

* 8 channel AES Digital Audio I/O

* Stereo Analogue Audio Monitoring

"ASSIMILATE SCRATCH is a fantastic all around tool for finishing and dailies workflows and a perfect match with Bluefish444 SDI solutions" comments Tom Lithgow Product Specialist Bluefish444. "The all new Low Profile form factor of Epoch | 4K Neutron brings a high quality SDI and HDMI output for use either in the studio or when out on the road in a portable solution." Windows Installer 5.13.0 is available for free from the Bluefish444 home page and brings a complete SDI and HDMI solution to ASSIMILATE SCRATCH software.

About Bluefish444:

Bluefish444 is the manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD video cards for the Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems. Its video cards are used in broadcast, feature film and post-production markets for editing, animation, compositing, color correction, restoration, digital intermediate, 3D and IPTV applications.

Bluefish444 cards have been used on award-winning feature films, commercials, music videos and sports events worldwide. Bluefish444's range of video cards are incorporated in video servers, encoders, decoders and character generator solutions by numerous 3rd party OEM manufacturers, in addition to other niche & mainstream applications. Founded in 1998, Bluefish444 is a division and brand name of Bluefish Technologies Pty Ltd., which is based in S. Melbourne, Australia. Its products are distributed via an extensive sales channel of OEMs, dealers, and system integrators globally. For further information, visit

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