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AJA Boosts Telestream Wirecast Support w/ New v12.1 Software for KONA & Io

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in AJA, News, Telestream | 0 comments

With the release of its new KONA and Io v12.1 Software, AJA Video Systems has dramatically extended support for Telestream Wirecast 5.x and 6.x with multi-channel HD inputs or 4K/UltraHD support on both Windows and Mac OS X. AJA’s new Wirecast Plug-in replaced the previously released limited version, and now offers support for a range of AJA hardware products extended to include: Io XT, Io 4K, KONA LHi, KONA LHe Plus, KONA 3G and KONA 4, offering more flexibility to Wirecast users. The new AJA Wirecast Plug-in is included in the v12.1...

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AJA Releases New Unified KONA and Io Software Delivering Multi-Platform Support for Third Party Solutions

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in AJA, News | 0 comments

AJA Video Systems today released new v12.1 software for Mac and Windows, for the first time providing a single unified all-in-one device driver and Plug-in installer per platform for all currently shipping AJA edit and streaming hardware. The new software supports a broad range of AJA products including KONA 4, KONA 3G, KONA LHi, KONA LHe Plus, Io 4K, Io XT, Io Express and T-TAP(TM). The AJA v12.1 driver is compatible with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 (64-bit) and Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). Aside from being a unified...

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Avid Announces Free Version of Pro Tools, Opening Music Production to Everyone

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Avid, News | 0 comments

Avid today unveiled Pro Tools | First, a free version of the industry-standard Pro Tools that offers many of the same music creation capabilities used by top artists and recording studios worldwide. Delivering on Avid Everywhere and built upon the Avid MediaCentral Platform, Pro Tools | First is simple enough for beginners to learn, yet sophisticated enough for the experienced musician. Pro Tools | First enables anyone to experience the industry’s most trusted digital audio workstation at no cost, so they can turn their musical ideas...

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Premiere Pro Import Using Media Browser

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Adobe, News, Tutorials | 0 comments

Any video editor who’s been working with Adobe Premiere Pro over many years and versions has likely used DV capture via Firewire, or has captured from tape using a third-party capture card. The preferred import method for that captured footage was, and still is, to use “File > Import” in Premiere Pro to bring in the .avi or .mov clips, ready to edit. Even if you’ve been more recently introduced to Premiere Pro editing, File > Import may at first seem the most obvious, if not only, method to import your media. However, times have...

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Bluefish444 Announces Epoch | 4K Neutron Support for Adobe CC

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in Bluefish444, News | 1 comment

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 Adobe Creative Cloud video applications. 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 Adobe CC applications supporting the Adobe Mercury Transmit engine. Neutron Key Features: Epoch Neutron cards are fitted with 3x industry standard BNC connectors...

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

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Bluefish444, News | 0 comments

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...

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Bluefish444 Announces Epoch | 4K Neutron Support of AVID Media Composer 8

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Bluefish444, News | 0 comments

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 AVID Media Composer 8 and Bluefish444’s own Fluid DNxHD ingeSTore complementary software. Epoch 4K | Neutron 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 AVID Media Composer systems. Epoch Neutron cards are fitted with 3x industry standard BNC...

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Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex Update 3.1

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Blackmagic Design, News | 1 comment

Blackmagic Design today announced a major update for its Teranex 2D, 3D and Express converters. The Teranex 3.1 update adds a new software application that lets customers remotely set up and change settings on their Teranex converters from a central location, as well as adding a new 12G-SDI to quad HD-SDI conversions to Teranex Express. Teranex 3.1 update is available for download free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website. Teranex 3.1 update includes a new centralized control software application called Teranex Setup. Available for...

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GenArts, Inc. Announces the Release of Sapphire 8

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in News | 0 comments

With the completion of the Sapphire 8 public beta, GenArts, Inc. is excited to announce the official release of Sapphire 8 today. The latest version of the high-end VFX plugin suite has been updated with effects and features that are essential to producing modern, creative looks. This includes the biggest addition to Sapphire in its history: a new feature called “Builder” that lets users create their own effects and transitions. New and Updated Effects Sapphire 8 includes these new and updated effects, available on all host...

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Sonnet Introduces Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0 Rackmount Storage System

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in News, Sonnet | 0 comments

Sonnet Technologies today introduced the Fusion™ R400 RAID USB 3.0, a four-bay, hardware RAID 5, rackmount storage system with a USB 3.0 interface. The Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0 integrates a high-performance RAID controller for maximum drive configuration versatility and critical data protection, and its USB 3.0 interface provides single-cable-to-host connectivity and wide compatibility. Its compact size makes this Sonnet storage solution perfect for use in a wide range of popular mobile racks, carts, rack cases, and server rooms as...

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