Grass Valley Partners with AJA Video Systems for K2 Dyno
WORLD: Grass Valley has partnered with AJA Video Systems to provide 4K enhancements to its K2 Dyno Replay System. GV is integrating AJA’s Corvid Ultra and Truscale hardware into K2 Dyno to drive real-time pan and zoom, facilitating HD extraction from 4K acquisition with DynoZoom.
‘It’s exciting to be working with Grass Valley, a company that continually delivers sophisticated and flexible technology solutions for the live production arena, especially live sports,’ said Nick Rashby, president of AJA Video Systems. ‘By integrating our hardware systems, K2 Dyno can now deliver even higher quality pictures so that replay operators can tell deeper, more creative stories.'
The partnership comes on the heels of additional upgrades to K2 Dyno including 4K pan/zoom support, 6x ultra slow-motion playout (from the LDX XtremeSpeed and LDX Compact XtremeSpeed cameras), 6 x 2 I/Os, and an optional package for sports graphics and telestration. With DynoZoom functionality integrated into the K2 Dyno customers will have extended workflow flexibility to create engaging replays and highlight packages.
‘Our K2 Dyno Replay System is widely deployed within the live sports segment and is the go-to system for replay operators around the world,’ commented Mike Cronk, senior vice president of strategic marketing, Grass Valley. ‘By incorporating AJA’s unique hardware systems into K2 Dyno, our customers can now take advantage of a turnkey solution that gives them the ability to take advantage of stunning 4K images in HD and in real-time.’