February 11, 2010 - Ki Pro 1.1 Software Drop Coincides With Launch of Version 7.5 Software for KONA, Io Express and Io HD, Adding Support for Multiple AJA Products on Mac Systems and Double Speed Transfer from Supported Sony VTRs on KONA 3
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, today released new software updates for their award-winning Ki Pro, KONA, Io Express and Io HD products.
The Version 1.1 software release for Ki Pro adds support for Apple ProRes 422 (LT) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) formats along with variable framerate support and additional feature enhancements. AJA is also releasing Version 7.5 software for KONA 3, LHe, LHi, LSe, Io Express and Io HD. The KONA 3 card running Version 7.5 software enables double speed transfer from supported VTRs, including the Sony SRW-5800, and supports Apple ProRes 4444 RGB.
With Version 7.5, the entire KONA family of products, Io Express and Io HD support use of more than one AJA product (including multiple KONA cards) on the same host Mac computer. Other exciting 7.5 features include support for time lapse, VPID as part of KONA 3 SDI output for support of select dual-link monitors and much more.
“These recent releases deliver significant benefits to our customers and add highly anticipated new features that were driven by demands from our customers and partners alike. For the first time, multiple KONA cards can be used on the same system, opening up possibilities for customers, partners and developers to use AJA products in new and creative ways,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems.
“As a long-time KONA user, I’m excited about support for Apple ProRes 4444 RGB. Ki Pro is also a complete game changer for digital production workflows. With immediate access to edit-ready Apple ProRes files and support for virtually any camera, digital or analog, Ki Pro extends a flexible range of workflow options to filmmakers,” Ryan Chavez, First Assistant Editor/VFX Editor for films including “Gullivers Travels,” “Season of the Witch” and “X-Files”.
About AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video interface, conversion and Desktop solutions supporting the professional broadcast and post- production markets. With headquarters in Grass Valley, California, AJA maintains an extensive sales channel of dealers and systems integrators around the world. For further information, please see our website