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Magewell Unveils 12G-SDI 4K NDI Encoder and New Multi-Protocol 1080p IP Decoders Posted: 02/09/2020
Magewell Unveils 12G-SDI 4K NDI Encoder and New Multi-Protocol 1080p IP Decoders

Magewell has introduced a trio of new models in its Pro Convert family of low-latency video-over-IP encoders and decoders. The Pro Convert 12G SDI Plus encoder converts 4K/60fps, 12G-SDI input signals into full-bandwidth NDI(r) streams, while the Pro Convert for NDI(r) to SDI and Pro Convert H.26x to SDI decoders transform NDI, H.264 or H.265 streams into high-quality SDI outputs for connection to monitors, projectors and legacy equipment.

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Magewell Adds NDI|HX Support to Pro Convert Decoders Posted: 18/08/2020
Magewell Adds NDI|HX Support to Pro Convert Decoders

Magewell today announced new updates for the company's Pro Convert for NDI(r) to HDMI and Pro Convert for NDI(r) to HDMI 4K standalone IP decoders that further expand the devices' support for Newtek's evolving NDI(r) media-over-IP technology. The free upgrades add compatibility with the high-efficiency, lower-bitrate NDI(r)|HX mode in NDI(r) 4, complementing the decoders' existing support for full-bandwidth NDI streams.

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NiTRo Streamlines 8K Editing Workflows With AJA KUMO Posted: 06/08/2020
NiTRo Streamlines 8K Editing Workflows With AJA KUMO

Tokyo-based leading expert in motion picture and multimedia broadcasting production NTV Technical Resources Inc (NiTRo) is a major technical provider to the Japanese broadcasting industry with a range of media services, including production engineering, post-production and broadcast operations and management. Following the launch of 8K broadcast channels in Japan in December 2018, NiTRo broke ground on a new state-of-the-art facility for 8K/UltraHD2 post-production in response to a surge in client requests for editing and delivery of 8K content. During development of the studio, NiTRo examined robust and flexible solutions that could manage both 8K/UltraHD2 and 4K/UltraHD post-production, without requiring separate tools for each workflow. In pursuit of the most streamlined workflow possible, NiTRo selected AJA KUMO 3232-12G for the device’s versatile signal control capabilities to route 8K or 4K SDI signals throughout the new video editing facility, with the added benefit of 12G-SDI connectivity for simplified cabling and transport of high-bandwidth content.

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Magewell Introduces 4K M.2 Capture Card with Quad-Link, 3G-SDI Connectivity Posted: 22/07/2020
Magewell Introduces 4K M.2 Capture Card with Quad-Link, 3G-SDI Connectivity

Magewell – the award-winning developer of innovative video interface and IP workflow solutions – today announced the sixth model in its Eco Capture family of ultra-compact, power-efficient, M.2 video capture cards. Providing input signal compatibility for older 4K source equipment, the Eco Capture QL-SDI 4K M.2 captures one channel of video – with embedded audio – up to 4096x2160 at 60 frames per second over quad-link, 3G-SDI connectivity.

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Magewell Unleashes Mac SDK for Award-Winning Video Capture Solutions Posted: 23/06/2020
Magewell Unleashes Mac SDK for Award-Winning Video Capture Solutions

Magewell -- the award-winning developer of innovative video interface and IP workflow solutions -- has expanded its support for the Mac platform with a new SDK for the company's popular PCI Express capture cards and plug-and-play, external capture devices. Available immediately, the SDK lets third-party developers directly access the advanced capabilities of Magewell capture devices in their macOS and OS X software applications.

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AJA Announces Ki Pro Ultra 12G Posted: 28/05/2020
AJA Announces Ki Pro Ultra 12G

AJA Video Systems has announced Ki Pro Ultra 12G, a new single-channel 4K/UltraHD recorder and player or four-channel HD recorder, featuring 12G-SDI connectivity with a host of unique and powerful features. Ki Pro Ultra 12G offers single-channel 4K/UltraHD up to 50/60p recording and playback to and from Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR, with flexible connectivity options including 12G-SDI, HDMI v2.0 and optional Fiber input and outputs. Alternatively Ki Pro Ultra 12G provides up to four channels of simultaneous HD recording up to 1080 50/60p with independent ProRes profiles per channel. Ki Pro Ultra 12G is available today through AJA’s worldwide network for $3,995 US MSRP. For more information, visit: www.aja.com/products/ki-pro-ultra-12g.

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Magewell to Launch Flexible 4K Decoder for NDI and SRT at 2020 NAB Show Posted: 05/03/2020
Magewell to Launch Flexible 4K Decoder for NDI and SRT at 2020 NAB Show

Magewell will unveil its most powerful decoder hardware to date in booth SU5724 at the 2020 NAB Show (April 19-22 in Las Vegas). Believed to be the industry's first hardware decoder to support both Newtek's NDI(r) technology for production-grade media transport and the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol -- developed and open-sourced by Haivision -- for internet-delivered H.264 and H.265 streams, the Pro Convert for NDI(r) to HDMI 4K transforms IP streams up to 4Kp60 for baseband output over HDMI.

The company is also simultaneously launching a second new model, the Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI 4K, which offers the same rich features as the Pro Convert for NDI(r) to HDMI 4K for users who don't require NDI support. Both models also support additional streaming protocols including RTSP, RTMP, UDP, RTP and HTTP streaming.

The two new low-latency converters decode input streams up to 4196x2160 at full 60 frames per second for output to baseband monitors, projectors, production or distribution equipment via an HDMI 2.0 interface. Offering the high reliability, assured performance and compact size of dedicated hardware compared to software-based stream playout, they are perfect for applications including multi-site video distribution; image magnification (IMAG); video walls; digital signage; remote production; or bridging legacy and next-generation media infrastructures.

 

 

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Magewell Debuting Versatile, Multi-Protocol Live Stream Decoder at ISE 2020 Posted: 28/01/2020
Magewell Debuting Versatile, Multi-Protocol Live Stream Decoder at ISE 2020

Magewell has announced a versatile new conversion product that seamlessly brings together the worlds of IP-based streaming and baseband AV presentation equipment. The new Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI multi-protocol, SRT-compatible streaming media decoder will make its first public appearance in stand 8-G475 at the ISE 2020 exhibition in Amsterdam.

While earlier Pro Convert models transform professional AV signals to and from NewTek’s NDI® AV-over-IP technology, the new Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI decodes a standard H.264 (AVC) or H.265 (HEVC) compressed video stream into a high-quality HDMI output for connection to baseband monitors, projectors and switchers. Supporting a wide range of streaming protocols for maximum source compatibility, the low-latency decoder is ideal for applications including multi-site video distribution between corporate, educational and church campuses; remote production; surveillance monitoring; digital signage and more.

The Pro Convert H.26x to HDMI is Magewell’s first product to support the SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) open source protocol. Enabling secure, resilient, low-latency video delivery over unpredictable networks, SRT ensures high-quality streaming experiences even over the public internet. Magewell is a proud member of the SRT Alliance. Other supported protocols include RTSP, RTMP, UDP, RTP and HTTP streaming.

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Magewell to Showcase New Capture, Conversion and Streaming Innovations at ISE 2020 Posted: 08/01/2020
Magewell to Showcase New Capture, Conversion and Streaming Innovations at ISE 2020

The final ISE exhibition in Amsterdam before the show’s move to Barcelona is shaping up to be a big one for video capture, conversion and streaming innovator Magewell. Exhibiting in stand 8-G475 from February 11 to 14, the company will feature the global debuts of new products alongside the first ISE showings of several recently unveiled solutions.

Making its world premiere at ISE 2020, the ultra-compact, power-efficient Eco Capture SDI 4K Plus M.2 card captures 4K video at 60 frames per second over a single-link, 12G-SDI interface for use with popular AV software applications. Four additional models in the Eco Capture family will also be shown, as well as the company’s popular Pro Capture series of PCIe cards and USB Capture line of external capture devices.

Magewell will also showcase the industry’s broadest range of low-latency NDI® hardware converters to help simplify the transition to AV over IP for both integrators and end users. The Pro Convert family now offers six NDI encoder models and two decoders, including the recently-released Pro Convert for NDI to HDMI decoder for transforming NDI streams into high-quality HDMI baseband outputs.

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Magewell to Premiere Ultra-Compact, 12G-SDI M.2 Capture Card at ISE 2020 Posted: 10/12/2019
Magewell to Premiere Ultra-Compact, 12G-SDI M.2 Capture Card at ISE 2020

 

Magewell will launch a powerful new model in its Eco Capture family of ultra-compact, power-efficient, M.2 video capture cards at the upcoming ISE 2020 exhibition in Amsterdam. The high-performance Eco Capture SDI 4K Plus M.2 captures one channel of 4K video up to 4096x2160 at full 60 frames per second over a single-link, 12G-SDI interface. The new card will make its global debut in stand 8-G475 at the event, taking place February 11-14, 2020.

Ideal for use in small and embedded systems where full-sized PCIe slots are not available, the cost-effective Eco Capture family offers systems integrators and OEM developers a robust capture solution with low power consumption for space-constrained applications. The low-latency Eco Capture devices feature a high-speed PCIe 2.0 bus interface with an M.2 connector and measure just 22x80mm (0.87x3.15in), matching the M.2 2280 size specification.

The new 4K 12G-SDI model joins four existing Eco Capture M.2 configurations: a single-channel model that captures 4K video at 30fps via an HDMI interface; dual-channel models that capture HD and 2K video over HDMI or SDI; and a quad-channel HD/2K model with SDI inputs. All five Eco Capture products also support up to eight channels of embedded audio per input.

 

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AJA Ships KUMO 3232-12G Compact 32x32 12G-SDI Router Posted: 13/08/2019
AJA Ships KUMO 3232-12G Compact 32x32 12G-SDI Router

AJA Video Systems has started shipping KUMO 3232-12G compact routers, featuring 32x 12G-SDI inputs and 32x 12G-SDI outputs in a portable 2RU profile for flexible and cost-efficient 12G-SDI routing.

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AJA FS-HDR Powers First-Ever Simultaneous UltraHD HDR HD SDR Broadcast for South Korean Audiences Posted: 16/07/2019
AJA FS-HDR Powers First-Ever Simultaneous UltraHD HDR   HD SDR  Broadcast for South Korean Audiences

Exploration into the endangered habitats of bears and the global crises that threaten the species recently aired in a landmark broadcast event for South Korean audiences. In January 2019, leading domestic television network MBC broadcast “Bear,” an episodic nature documentary series exploring the impact of climate change and urbanization on pandas, grizzlies, polar bears and beyond. This marked the first simultaneous broadcast of HDR and SDR programming in South Korea, providing audiences with UltraHD HDR displays the opportunity to view the engaging wildlife documentary in more vibrant and vivid hues in a wider dynamic range.

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Magewell Enhances Video Capture and Conversion with Three New Software Tools Posted: 29/05/2019
Magewell Enhances Video Capture and Conversion with Three New Software Tools

Magewell is continuing to add customer value to its market-leading video capture devices with the introduction of three free software tools. Magewell Bridge for NDI(r) enables users to convert source video into NDI streams for live, IP-based production, while version 3.0 of Capture Express records video to files at up to 4K resolution. The third tool, a plug-in for Adobe(r) Premiere(r) Pro CC, provides direct access to Magewell capture devices through the popular non-linear editing software. Magewell will show all three new offerings in booth 2407 at InfoComm 2019.

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Magewell Ships Dual-Channel 4K Capture Card with 12G-SDI Support Posted: 29/04/2019
Magewell Ships Dual-Channel 4K Capture Card with 12G-SDI Support

Continuing its tradition of delivering reliable and cost-effective solutions addressing key market trends, Magewell today announced the immediate availability of its new Pro Capture Dual SDI 4K Plus video and audio capture card. Shipping since last month, the new model combines flexible support for multiple 4K SDI interface standards with dual-channel capture density to provide an exceptional combination of versatility, performance and efficiency.

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Magewell Named to Inaugural Streaming Media Producer 25 List of Online Video Production Innovators Posted: 23/04/2019
Magewell Named to Inaugural Streaming Media Producer 25 List of Online Video Production Innovators
Magewell is honored to be selected as one of the inaugural Streaming Media Producer 25 list of hardware, software and cloud service innovators that are "moving and shaking live production and delivery today."
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