Round Up of Latest News From Bluefish444 – October 2017

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Bluefish444 is Fully Compatible With ClassX Software

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ClassX CoralCG

ClassX is an IT company that develops high performance, reliable software and complex systems for graphics content management. With more than 20 years experience, the technology developed by their team of engineers has provided solutions to meet the needs of more than 1000 customers in many countries. 

TV stations, Broadcasters, Government Organisations, Universities, News Agencies, Betting Channels and more are among their clients.

ClassX applications are specialised in the Broadcast Industry by helping to ensure a complete management of media and graphics, both for live events and for data-based automated audiovisual content workflows, as well as other critical environments.

ClassX offers a wide range of products and solutions, from 2D/3D graphics template editors to media-rich playout systems. All software modules are developed on an open architecture and design. Based on industry standards and designed to allow maximum customisation of a Broadcaster’s workflow, the ClassX platform features high-end live and automated graphics solutions, distributed architectures and seamless integration among all areas with selected third-party technologies.

The solutions for CG and graphics are the perfect blend of power, flexibility, innovation and ease of use for hundreds of satisfied customers. Their solutions ensure system scalability, return on investment and achieving robust, comprehensive and integrated workflows.

Bluefish444 have collaborated with Class X to add support for live multi-channel fill and key input and output with Epoch | 4K Supernova S+Epoch | 4K Supernova, Epoch | Supernova CG and Epoch | Neutron.

  • Learn more about ClassX HERE

Bluefish444 Expands Compatibility With Streamstar SW

Streamstar SW is the most advanced, innovative and versatile live production and streaming software, enabling users to easily produce and stream professional, live, multi-camera video productions. Streamstar has a broad range of productivity features, unmatched speed and the revolutionary, intuitive, touch-screen user interface, allowing for remarkable speed and ease of use.

Bluefish444 and Streamstar have worked together to qualify additional Bluefish444 video I/O cards with Streamstar SW, which now supports the entire Epoch I/O card range.

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Streamstar with Bluefish444 Epoch gives users a high quality, multi-channel SDI live production and streaming solution.

“Streamstar are a global leader in the live production and streaming market,”

“With Streamstar now supporting a broader range of Bluefish444 video cards, their customers can choose the highest quality SDI I/O with more flexibility.”
Craige Mott, Managing Director, Bluefish444

“Bluefish444 is regarded as one of the best graphics interface card manufacturers. Their configuration options enable our customers to do exactly what they want without compromising anything. We are happy to include Bluefish444 among our supported I/O cards, and will continue in our collaboration, which definitely is a bonus for our customers," 
Michal Ivanič, CTO, Streamstar

Bluefish444 Add SMPTE 2022 IP Capture To AVID Media Composer

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Capture from new IP video transports with Bluefish444 SDI I/O support for Avid Media Composer

Bluefish444 continue to develop and enhance support for Avid Media Composer editing software. The latest addition enables Bluefish444 customers to capture from SMPTE 2022-6 Video Over IP streams using standard off-the-shelf 10Gb Network interface Cards (NIC). SDI/HDMI video I/O is fully supported with the Epoch family of video cards.

Bluefish444 Open IO support for Avid Media Composer includes;

  • 4K/2K/HD/SD Video Modes
  • 3G/1.5G/SD-SDI Input and Output
  • SMPTE 2022-6 1.5G Capture
  • 4K/2K/HD/SD HDMI Preview with Epoch | 4K Neutron
  • High Frame Rate 50/59/60fps support at 4K/2K/HD
  • 48FPS support at 4K/2K

The continued partnership with Avid allows Bluefish444 to bring the finest quality SDI/HDMI video I/O hardware to the industry standard Avid Media Composer video editing platform, now with 4K UHD and 2K video modes. The addition of SMPTE 2022-6 capture to existing Epoch customers is testament to the dedication of supporting and upgrading our customers in the field.

Bluefish444 support continues to innovate real-time video workflows, by providing full-featured native video I/O within Avid Media Composer, as well as providing IngeSTore multi-channel and live production capture software, compatible with Avid Media Composer.

“Bluefish444 are proud to announce the addition of SMPTE 2022-6 capture to the Bluefish444 Open IO plugin,”

“Our customers will be able to continue to use the existing Epoch Neutron and Supernova SDI solutions, while also integrating SMPTE 2022-6 capture into their Avid workflows.”
Tom Lithgow, Product Manager, Bluefish444


About Avid

Through Avid Everywhere™, Avid delivers the most open and efficient media platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption. Avid's preeminent customer community uses Avid's comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetize the most watched, loved and listened to media in the world—from prestigious and award-winning feature films, to popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts. With the most flexible deployment and pricing options, Avid's industry-leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, Avid NEXIS®, Interplay®, ProSet™ and RealSet™, Maestro™, PlayMaker™, and Sibelius®. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit

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