Cobalt Digital Offers 4K Solutions at BroadcastAsia 2019
Tue 21, 05 2019
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – May 21, 2019 – To address the growing need for 4K solutions for live production and master control operations, Cobalt Digital will demonstrate several of its 4K products designed for openGear® frames at BroadcastAsia 2019 (Booth 6H3-01), which runs June 18-20 Suntec City, Singapore.
“4K production is here, and our products help broadcasters produce, monitor, and distribute 4K content with compact, cost-effective, and customizable openGear cards,” said Chris Shaw, Cobalt executive vice president of sales and marketing. “BroadcastAsia is an excellent opportunity for Cobalt to demonstrate our 4K solutions for numerous international markets.”
With Cobalt’s 9904-UDX-4K up/down/cross converter and image processor, broadcasters have an economical SDR-to-HDR and HDR-to-SDR conversion option for 4K ad HD live sports production. The card allows truck operators to convert legacy cameras, servers, graphics systems, and other SDR sources for HDR productions. As a result, the 9904-UDX-4K reduces the need for new equipment purchases to produce HDR footage, and eliminates the need for separate SDR and HDR cameras and processing paths.
Cobalt’s flexible 9992-ENC series of HEVC/AVC/MPEG-2 encoders offers customized I/O options and extensive audio support. Low-latency 8-bit and 10-bit 4:2:0 encoding is standard, with optional license keys for HEVC and 4:2:2 encoding. Its pay-as-you-go licensing structure means users only pay for required features when needed. The 9992-ENC base model includes one 3G-SDI input, but can be upgraded to support four 3G-SDI (1080p60) signals or one 12G-SDI signal (4Kp60).
Designed to deliver uncomplicated monitoring of asynchronous 4K and HD signals, Cobalt’s 9971 Series of multiviewers accommodate a variety of signals and applications. Up to five 9971 cards can be installed in one 2 RU openGear frame – and multiple cards can be included in a cascaded chain to provide multiviewer layouts of up to 64 sources. Users can create and save customized layouts, or use one-button template presets for simple setup. All three models can output ST 2082 12G-SDI for single-wire 4K transport, while up to two HDMI 2.0 outputs at 3840×2160 resolution allow for economical viewing on consumer-grade 4K monitors.
About Cobalt Digital
Cobalt Digital Inc. designs and manufactures award-winning edge devices that help live video production and master control clients transition to IP, 4K, HDR, the cloud, and beyond. As a founding partner in the openGear® initiative and proud member of SMPTE, Cobalt also offers a best-of-breed interoperability platform that simplifies technological adoption. Distributed through a worldwide network of dealers, system integrators, and other partners, Cobalt Digital products are backed with a five-year warranty. Learn more at www.cobaltdigital.com.
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