Davie (FL-USA) and Porto (Portugal),
September 10, 2015 - GLOOKAST, an
innovator in MXF workflow solutions, has added UHD/4K capabilities to its family
of ingest solutions with the introduction of CAPTURER 4K for baseband ingest,
and a new version of INGESTER HR for file-based ingest. Both solutions feature Avid’s
DNxHR and Sony’s XAVC codecs and will be shown for the first time on
Stand 7.D03 at IBC 2015.
can ingest both Quad 3G (four interleaved 3G-SDI signals) as well as 12G-SDI
signals. It encodes in high-resolution and proxy versions, writing those files
to either generic storage or directly into Avid’s MediaCentral | UX. CAPTURER
4K is capable of encoding into Avid’s DNxHR codec or Sony’s XAVC codec, as well
as downscaling the UHD/4K signal into HD for encoding into any of GLOOKAST’s
existing HD codecs.
version of INGESTER HR can ingest
UHD/4K files including DNxHR, H.264 or XAVC to either Avid’s
MediaCentral | UX or to generic storage. This new version of INGESTER HR is also
capable of downscaling and transcoding UHD/4K files to HD.
“The downscaling option available in both
CAPTURER 4K and INGESTER HR keeps UHD/4K workflow-friendly in post,” said Edel Garcia, EVP Sales & Marketing, GLOOKAST.
“Editors can continue to use their current HD post production systems using an
HD proxy and later conform to the higher resolution UHD/4K version as needed.”
CAPTURER 4K and INGESTER HR, as
well as the entire Glooport family of solutions, will be available for
demonstration on Stand 7.D03 at IBC 2015.
2009, GLOOKAST is redefining MXF-based broadcast and drama production
workflows. Gloobox and Glooport family of products were developed from the ground
up with key capabilities to address news, sports, archive, disaster recovery,
and post-production workflows. With a set of modular and highly customizable
tools, GLOOKAST makes implementation of true multi-format, multi-resolution
workflows a reality.
are widely used by broadcasters, content producers, universities, and
post-production facilities in the USA, Latin America and Europe.