AJA Preview FS-HDR Frame Synchroniser and Converter
AJA Video Systems is previewing FS-HDR, an exciting new product delivering breakthrough HDR workflow conversion capabilities. Building on AJA’s flagship FS4, and incorporating the latest HDR technology from Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer, Colorfront, FS-HDR provides HDR and Wide Colour Gamut (WCG) processing and conversion for real-time 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD workflows. It will be demonstrated for the first time as a technology preview during NAB 2017 at AJA’s booth, #SL2505.
Designed to meet the HDR/WCG needs of broadcast, OTT, pose and live event AV environments, where real-time, low-latency processing, colour fidelity and metadata handling are or paramount importance; all in a single 1RU frame!
FS-HDR enables the conversion of popular camera LOG outputs and converts in real-time to 4K, UHD, 2K or HD and output as either BT2020 or BT709 This greatly simplifies workflows in a mixed camera environments by providing a unified input workflow for HDR or SDR switchers and more. This feature is available for Sony S-Gamut3/S-Log3, ARRI LogC Wide Gamut, Panasonic Vlog and Red Log3G10 Wide Gamut.
FS-HDR Key Features
HDR to HDR, SDR to HDR and HDR to SDR conversions for Dynamic Range and Wide Colour Gamut needs.
Support for two modes:
Single-channel mode for 4K/UltraHD or 2K/HD frame sync and conversion including HDR conversions.
Four-channel mode for simultaneous independent 2K/HD/SD channels for standard conversion and frame sync workflows
A 1RU frame offering space, power and cost efficiencies ideal for broadcast trucks, post production or broadcast settings
Audio I/O processing with a 272x208 matrix of audio possibilities; support for a flexible range of audio feeds from discrete AES to MADI and embedded SDI audio, with each audio input offering sample-rate conversion
Simple operation, a redesigned menu structure and quick access to features via front panel buttons, as well as a web-based UI offering control over a LAN or across the web
4K/UltraHD/2K/HD/SD video processing and up, down, cross-conversion
A full range of I/O options for 4K/UltraHD including Quad 1.5G; Dual 3G; and Quad 3G, 6G and 12G over a range of SDI and optional fiber choices
SMPTE 2SI I/O support for broad compatibility with 4K/UltraHD devices
Four-channel 2K/HD/SD video processing and conversion
2K/HD/SD up, down, cross-conversion
SD/SD aspect ratio conversion
HD/HD cross-conversion (720p/1080i)
You can find out more about the FS-HDR technology in this from NAB.