Bluefish444 Teams With Brainstorm at NAB

New graphics system combines the best of Bluefish444 and Brainstorm.

Bluefish444, manufacturer of uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, and Brainstorm Multimedia, real-time 3D graphics and virtual studio applications maker, partnered to integrate the Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ video card into Brainstorm’s Aston 3D. Aston 3D is a real-time 3D graphics creator, CG and playout, and eStudio, and considered the industry’s fastest 3D render engine. Bluefish444’s video cards enable multi-channel live SDI capture with fill and key SDI outputs delivering Brainstorm’s rich graphics in real-time.

The Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ is 3G SDI-enabled, ensuring Brainstorm customers a seamless 3G SDI upgrade path with no need to upgrade their video I/O hardware. Dual Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ video cards synchronized allow delivering of real-time 4K SDI HFR video+key, as a potential future workflow offering between Bluefish444 and Brainstorm. The Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ offers the highest quality 3G/HD/SD bypass relays, allowing on-air systems to handle power failures, power outages and other unforeseen circumstances adding a new layer of reliability to Aston 3D and eStudio.

Bluefish444 Windows drivers are fully Thunderbolt 2-enabled ensuring the delivery of Brainstorm real-time graphics from a laptop with Thunderbolt 2-enabled expansion chassis.

The alliance allows Bluefish444 to continue supporting the most advanced software further enhancing the creativity of designers while maximizing output. Aston 3D has been developed to fulfill all live broadcast content creation requirements from stand-alone OB solutions to complex, integrated system projects. Similarly eStudio has the toolset, flexibility and power to match any broadcaster’s needs.

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