NewTek Connect Pro Now Supporting 4K SDI to NDI® with Bluefish444
September 14, 2017 by Chuck Baker
Bluefish444 SDI cards send and receive 4K NDI video and audio over IP to support interconnected production workflows with NewTek Connect Pro
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, and mini converters, for the professional video industry, announces NewTek Connect Pro support for Bluefish444’s Epoch range of 4K-capable video cards, allowing real-time 4K SDI input and output to NDI® for production use.
The collaboration between Bluefish444 and NewTek enables input and output of SDI video signals up to 4K 60p as part of an NDI-based IP workflow. This allows Bluefish444 installations globally to implement interconnected, Ultra HD production workflows comprised of SDI and IP-based technologies. The latest NewTek Connect Pro update also coincides with the release of NDI version 3.
NewTek Connect Pro is a software application that runs on a standard Windows PC to serve video across a network, to and from hundreds of compatible systems and devices for switching, streaming, display, and distribution.
NDI, a royalty-free enabling technology for IP live production workflows developed by NewTek, allows multiple video systems to identify and communicate with one another over IP, and to encode, transmit, and receive many streams of high quality, low latency, frame-accurate video and audio in real time.
“Bluefish444 have been fortunate to work closely with the team at NewTek to ensure that the support for Bluefish444 video I/O cards performs at its best. With affordable access to 4K 60p video signals using Bluefish444 SDI inputs and outputs and NewTek Connect Pro, interconnected production workflows become that much more advantageous to conventional installations.” - Tom Lithgow, Bluefish444 Product Manager
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