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Apr 13, 2015 100 Free CION Cameras #TryCion

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100 Free CION Cameras #TryCion

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”…

Feb 26, 2015 Aja Ki Pro Rack Firmware Update

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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.

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Apr 7, 2014 CION: Aja’s all new 4K Camera

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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.

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Preorder CION from Motion Media – contact us for more details.

Nov 27, 2013 AJA Ki Pro Quad v5.2 Firmware Released

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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.

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Jun 18, 2013 AJA Now Supports Adobe CC Release

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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.

Please be sure to read the Release Notes for Mac and the Release Notes for Windows for complete information.

Download the AJA Adobe plug-ins by selecting the appropriate AJA hardware product here.

May 31, 2012 Updated AJA Mac Drivers Available for Download

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Updated AJA Mac Drivers Available for Download

AJA KONA, Io XT and Io Express v10.3.1 Mac Drivers are now available. This maintenance release is recommended for all Mac-based customers using these products.

Improvements included in this release:

All Devices
• 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

Io XT
• 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

Io Express
• Added support for desktop display

KONA LHi
• Fixed issue with cross convert

AJA TV
• 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

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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!

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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

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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.

Continue reading “AJA Announces Multiple New Products at IBC”…

Jul 1, 2011 AJA New Updates Available for FCP 7 and FCP X

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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

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Motion Media’s March Madness Challenge is Back!

Motion Media’s March Madness Challenge – Do you have what it takes to pick them all? Join Motion Media and our customers in a challenge to pick the most correct games in the 2017 College Basketball playoffs and you could win a 5TB Lacie Rugged hard drive!

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The latest version of our scalable high-volume compute management solution – Deadline 9.0 is now available. This new version introduces additional security features and UI improvements. For improved security of your render farm, all connections from Deadline to the Deadline database…

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Motion Media’s March Madness Challenge is Back!
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Motion Media’s March Madness Challenge – Do you have what it takes to pick them all? Join Motion Media and our customers in a challenge to pick the most correct games in the 2017 College Basketball playoffs and you could win a 5TB Lacie Rugged hard drive!

Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R18 – New Features
Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments | Read more →

Maxon announced the release of Cinema 4D R18 today at Siggraph in Anaheim. After watching some of the demos and reading a bit about it, the new features look pretty great. Take a look at the press release below from Maxon, and check out this Promo to find out how you can get a free copy of Cinema 4D R18.

iToo Software Call for Submissions!
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iToo software is looking for submissions for their showreel for 2016. If you have any Archviz, Animation, VFX or other shots you’d like included, get in touch with them today.

Autodesk Subscription Changes Coming Soon.
Dec 17, 2015 | No Comments | Read more →

Starting Feb 1, 2016, Autodesk will no longer allow for the late renewal of Maintenance Subscription contracts after expiration and all subscription agreements must be renewed on time. It is crucial that you do not miss your renewal date! Read on to get more information.

Atomos Shogun Studio
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Just Announced! The Atomos Shogun Studio is the word’s first all-in-one 4K/HD, 2ch, dual 7” 3RU rack recorder, monitor, and playback deck!

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Motion Media Does Art Walk
Apr 6, 2015 | No Comments | Read more →

Last Thursday the Seattle Motion Media Project space launched at the Seattle Pioneer Square Art Walk with a soft opening. The Motion Media Project space featured the work of visual artist, Robbie Schroeder.

Webinar: Network Attached Storage for Creative Workflows
Apr 1, 2015 | No Comments | Read more →

We want to teach you about Seagate NAS Solutions! Join Motion Media and Seagate to learn about how Seagate NAS solutions are ideal for all creative environments from Game Development, VFX and Animation to Post Production.

Motion Media Presents Robbie Schroeder!
Mar 23, 2015 | No Comments | Read more →

On April 2nd, Motion Media Project presents the work of Seattle artist, Robbie Schroeder. Join us at our Seattle, Pioneer Square gallery space for the April 2nd Pioneer Square Art Walk.

Motion Media’s Top 8 GDC Picks
Mar 13, 2015 | No Comments | Read more →

Motion Media attended the GDC 2015 last week. We went, we saw, we conquered. Now we are catching up on our sleep. Check out out top 8 picks for the most exciting attractions featured at the convention hall.

Join the Motion Media Madness Bracket Challenge!
Mar 12, 2015 | No Comments | Read more →

Register for the Motion Media Madness Bracket Challenge and you would win a Robox 3D Printer or other great prizes. Challenge the Motion Media team along with your peers to see who is the best at guessing who’s going to win!

Updates/Upgrades


Deadline 9 Now Available
Mar 9, 2017 | No Comments | Read more →

The latest version of our scalable high-volume compute management solution – Deadline 9.0 is now available. This new version introduces additional security features and UI improvements. For improved security of your render farm, all connections from Deadline to the Deadline database…

Realflow 10 from Next Limit Has Arrived!
Dec 7, 2016 | No Comments | Read more →

Realflow 10 is much improved and faster with a lot of new features. Realflow 10 also has a new lower price! Check out the new Dyverso Multiphysics solver, three new daemons and more.

Phoenix FD Maya Beta Now Available
Dec 7, 2016 | No Comments | Read more →

Phoenix FD for Maya Beta. Phoenix FD can simulate smoke, liquids, ocean waves, splashes, spray, mist, and more. It’s been refined to give users the power they need, with tools that are fast, intuitive and interactive. We’ve also added online licensing as an option.

Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R18 – New Features
Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments | Read more →

Maxon announced the release of Cinema 4D R18 today at Siggraph in Anaheim. After watching some of the demos and reading a bit about it, the new features look pretty great. Take a look at the press release below from Maxon, and check out this Promo to find out how you can get a free copy of Cinema 4D R18.

V-Ray Beta 3 for Revit Has Been Released
Jul 20, 2016 | No Comments | Read more →

V-Ray Beta 3 for Revit is now ready! Beta 3 runs noticeably faster — up to 30% faster. We’ve also refined the interface, improved interactive rendering and added support for Revit 2017.



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