FEED Autumn 2021 Newsletter

Following the release of Apple’s M1 chip, AJA has been working hard behind closed doors – developing software that’s compatible with the powerful new technology

compatibility. To this end, both of these software releases come with support for the aforementioned Apple M1 chip – as well as enhanced audio, broadcast, production and post workflows. “As the demand for video continues to grow across industries, professionals in broadcast, production, post and AV need this ability to leverage the latest technology – like that of the incredibly powerful Apple M1 chip,” AJA president Nick Rashby comments. Harnessing the power and cost-effectiveness that comes with Apple M1 systems, the updates make them highly functional for I/O tasks. Not to mention the

arlier this year, Apple released its much-anticipated M1 chip. Having received rave reviews for performance and efficiency, it marks the company’s first transition


News also came from AJA of its SDK support for the NVIDIA Jetson platform for edge AI and the NVIDIA Clara AGX developer kit – providing real-time artificial intelligence and imaging for medical devices. With AJA’s KONA and Corvid solutions, OEM developers can develop robust AI, video imaging and streaming systems; supporting 8K and 4K video capture, plus playback for applications in healthcare, broadcast, virtual production – and much more.

from Intel chips – used since 2006. As a result, there has been a global race across multiple industries to integrate the chip into their technical systems. Within the broadcasting realm, AJA Video Systems is one of the first companies to do so. Rolling out its Desktop Software v16.1 for its KONA, Io and T-TAP Pro products – alongside AJA SDK v16.1 for Developer Partners – it’s a big step towards broadening system

continuing existing support for Intel-based systems from Apple and Windows, Linux Ubuntu and Linux CentOS systems. On top of this, the latest software update continues the expansion of options available in AJA’s MultiChannel Config, enabling 12G-/6G -SDI input support – and extended audio support for products using Telestream Wirecast. AJA’s Control Panel also sees an upgrade, with additional GUI feedback for situations where “auto” has resulted in signal modification – in turn to make it easier for creatives and technicians to understand results. “AJA Desktop Software v16.1 brings KONA, Io and T-TAP Pro users new features aimed at streamlining creative workflows, while AJA SDK v16.1 includes enhancements to open up a host of opportunities for Developer partners,” concludes Rashby.


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