Press Release: Bluefish444 Announces Kronos K8 Availability
PRESS RELEASE: Bluefish444 Announces Kronos K8 Availability

Multi-channel 4K I/O for HDR, HFR for IMF/DCP, Broadcast Graphics and More

Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards and mini converters, announces the new KRONOS K8 video I/O card.

The K8 supports eight independent channels for 2K/HD/SD and multi-channel 4K, high dynamic range and high frame-rate workflows, with eight 3G-capable HD-BNC connectors, four bypass relays, four internal keyers, and the same 12-bit processing that drives every Bluefish444 I/O card, to ensure maximum video quality. Optional auxiliary connections can be added to the KRONOS K8, allowing unparalleled flexibility of digital and analogue audio, linear time code and RS-422 I/O.

The features of K8 make it the ideal card for all areas of media and entertainment requiring the reliability and flexibility of SDI video I/O. Post-production, broadcast graphics, live production, live events, IMF/DCP quality assurance for SDR and HDR, multi-channel display, archive and restoration, and virtual or augmented reality workflows all benefit from KRONOS K8.

Industry developer partners are already adopting the Bluefish444 KRONOS range via pre-production hardware and the Bluefish444 Software Development Kit.


Visit Bluefish444 on stand No. 7.B44 at IBC to find out more.

About Bluefish444:

Bluefish444 is the manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards for the Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems. Its video cards are used not only in traditional broadcast and post-production, but also in emerging workflows such as live events, immersive graphics, augmented reality and Video Over IP. Bluefish444 has a growing presence in industries adopting professional video such as the medical, automotive, defence and mining industries.

Bluefish444 cards have been used on award-winning feature films, commercials, music videos and sports events worldwide. Their range of video cards are incorporated in video servers, encoders, decoders and character generator solutions by numerous 3rd-party OEM manufacturers, in addition to other niche & mainstream applications.

About Polar Graphics:

As distributors/representatives for the broadcast, post and video industries for more than 25 years, Polar Graphics is an acknowledged expert in its field.

Known as The Polar Bears, company representatives work closely with suppliers, partners, and resellers to ensure the provision of the very best products and services to an ever-changing and growing industry.

Full list of brands represented or distributed by Polar Graphics can be found on the 'Products Page'.


Contact the Polar team now for more information on the Bluefish444 products:    |    +44 (0)20 8868 2479    |

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