AJA showcases 8K workflows at InterBEE Japan
At last week’s InterBEE show in Tokyo, AJA Video Systems exhibited real-time 8K workflows with a range of products that are available today.
The first 8K demo showcased the AJA FS-HDR, a real-time universal converter and frame synchroniser designed for processing high-resolution high dynamic range (HDR) and wide colour gamut (WCG) content. Using free AJA FS-HDR Control Link software, four synchronised FS-HDRs are capable of running 8K HDR transformations.
The real-time workflow display included 8K 60p HDR conversion and frame synchronisation from 8K content provided by a Keisoku Giken KRS-8K Plus player, which housed four AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus units. The 8K HDR content was then sent over 12G-SDI to AJA mini-converters which converted to HDMI for connection to a Sharp 8K HDR monitor for trade show attendees to view.
A second 8K workflow demonstration utilises the new AJA KONA 5, which is capable of 8K resolution capture or playout via four 12G-SDI outputs at up to 60p frame rates. KONA 5 was shown running alongside Colorfront’s Transkoder, outputting 8K content from an HP PC workstation over 12G-SDI to four AJA Mini-Converters which drive a second 8K Sharp display. KONA 5’s 8K capability is available to Developer partners utilising the AJA SDK.
“AJA is at the forefront of pioneering powerful 8K HDR solutions to meet the growing broadcast demands for the highest quality high resolution content,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video System, “Engineered with robust design, easy deployment and flexibility top of mind, our proven, real-time solutions simplify delivery of high-end 8K HDR content for broadcast workflows.”