In recent news, amidst the excitement and chaos of NAB, AJA has just launched their new #TryCION program. As mentioned in the title of this post, the program seeds 100 CION cameras for free to qualified shooters to use for their projects. That could be you! Continue reading “100 Free CION Cameras #TryCion”…
Apr 13, 2015 100 Free CION Cameras #TryCion
Feb 26, 2015 Aja Ki Pro Rack Firmware Update
New AJA Ki Pro Rack Firmware v5.0 with Rollover Recording
Ki Pro Rack v5.0 firmware is now available. Along with several improvements and fixes, this update adds the much-anticipated rollover recording functionality. Rollover recording allows a recording to start on one media module and seamlessly continue onto the second module once the first has reached capacity.
This new capability, combined with the recently announced 1TB KiStor modules, allows Ki Pro Rack to record HD-resolution at ProRes HQ quality continuously for over 18 hours!
The new Aja Ki Pro Rack firmware is available now from the Support area of the AJA website.
Apr 7, 2014 CION: Aja’s all new 4K Camera
CION 4K Camera
Aja announced their entry into the camera market yesterday with the brand spankin new CION. The retro looking camera is quite beautiful with wood and suede accents against a black metal body. The camera does 4K, UHD, 2K and HD with its APS-C Sensor as well as RAW via the (awesome) built in thunderbolt port. The camera has all the bells and whistles you would expect from an Alexa, but for only $8,995. The official press release will be later this morning, but here are some pics from the twitter users who broke the story.
Preorder CION from Motion Media – contact us for more details.
Nov 27, 2013 AJA Ki Pro Quad v5.2 Firmware Released
Ki Pro Quad firmware v5.2 released
AJA is pleased to announce the release of Ki Pro Quad v5.2 firmware. This firmware adds 4K HDMI output support, allowing Ki Pro Quad to work directly with the latest 4K HDMI displays across a single HDMI cable, as well as resolving several usability issues.
Please read the Release Notes for complete information
The new firmware update is available in the Ki Pro Quad area of the AJA Support website.
Jun 18, 2013 AJA Now Supports Adobe CC Release
AJA is pleased to announce the immediate availability of updated AJA Adobe plug-ins for use with Adobe’s new Creative Cloud software.These plug-ins are designed for use with the following Adobe products:
- Premiere Pro CC
- After Effects CC
- Photoshop CC
- Speed Grade CC
The latest AJA hardware drivers should be installed for use with these plug-ins.
Download the AJA Adobe plug-ins by selecting the appropriate AJA hardware product here.
May 31, 2012 Updated AJA Mac Drivers Available for Download
Improvements included in this release:
• Fixed issue with video only captures in non-FCP7 Quicktime capture apps
• Fixed issue where Y+C choice for analog output in SD formats was not available
• Improved input format detection, including Dual Link
• Additional analog audio operating levels added to Audio Setup pane of Control Panel
• Improved Plug and Play behavior with Thunderbolt devices
• Fixed issue with SD to SD conversion.
• Fixed issue with 2 & 8 channel input support on HDMI
• Fixed issue with channel swapping on HDMI output
• Added support for desktop display
• Fixed issue with cross convert
• Fixed background playback issue
The update can be found in the Downloads section of the AJA website: http://www.aja.com/en/support/downloads/
Please be sure to read the release notes completely to ensure proper installation.
Feb 14, 2012 AJA Ki Pro v3.0 firmware is now available
New Ki Pro v3.0 firmware is now available for download from the AJA website. Ki Pro v3.0 provides a unified firmware release for both the Ki Pro and Ki Pro Mini.
This is a major release with tons of significant and exciting new features, such as:
New for Ki Pro
- LANC Support
- RS-422 functionality increased
- ExpressCard/34 support added
- FireWire 800 port enabled
- FireWire 400 port enabled
New for both Ki Pro and Ki Pro Mini
- File transfer over Ethernet
- Continuing to record during a loss of video
- Playlist creation feature added to web UI
- Presets can be created, saved and recalled
- New and improved UI designs for the web and iPhone
Note: AJA recommends a Factory Reset under the CONFIG menu prior to updating firmware.
Nov 9, 2011 eyeon Software releases Fusion 6.3!
Fusion 6.3 Shipping!
Fusion’s GPU-accelerated architecture and OpenCL supercomputing, as exemplified by the deep image volume technology, offers state-of-the-art VFX software advancements with this latest edition. Continue reading “eyeon Software releases Fusion 6.3!”…
Sep 9, 2011 AJA Announces Multiple New Products at IBC
A lot has been happening this week at IBC, especially from AJA Video Systems. They have announced some really cool new products that are going to be shipping later this year.
In the Convert category, AJA has introduced a new UDC Mini-Converter, which is an up/down/cross converter in a super small package.
In the Editing arena, they have their new Io XT, which is the first product from AJA using Thunderbolt technology. It has two Thunderbolt ports to allow for daisychaining and supports both 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 workflows.
AJA has also introduced the all new KONA LHe Plus, replacing the original KONA LHe. It is basically an updated version of the original KONA, offering performance improvements and a lower price point.
Jul 1, 2011 AJA New Updates Available for FCP 7 and FCP X
AJA announced software and driver updates early this week and continues development with another update today.
AJA have just released a new 9.0.3 software release for KONA, Io Express and Io HD users that solves a possible Kernel Panic problem for Final Cut Pro 7 users with OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard), in addition to other improvements.
For FCP X users AJA have released an updated KONA X Beta software version for KONA 3G, KONA 3, KONA LHi and KONA LHe.
You can find the new AJA Mac and Windows software, plug-ins, and release notes at: http://www.aja.com/support/index.php