JULY 2012


AJA Ki Pro v3.1 is now available for download, for the original Ki Pro! Ki Pro v3.1 adds additional Camera Data parameter additions for more cameras including ARRI Alexa, Panasonic AG-AF100 series and Sony PMW-F3. Support for start/stop via ancillary SDI data when used with these cameras is enabled.

Also new, Timelapse recording feature has been added via new CONFIG menu parameters for Interval Record, Interval Frames and Interval Time.

Note: New Ki Pro Mini firmware with support of many of these features will be announced soon.

Issues addressed in this release include a fix for spaces in the clip names impacting the ability to use the Ki Pro DATA-LAN file transfer feature and improved use of DATA-FW when connecting to Windows OS computers.

Download Ki Pro v3.1 here: http://www.aja.com/en/support/ki-pro/ki-pro/

Be sure to read the release notes for each download completely to ensure proper installation and a full list of new features and improvements.


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Blackmagic Design has acquired the intellectual property and all aspects of Cintel’s entire portfolio of film scanning products. This includes all of the IP, name and brand ownership and product development rights for the Cintel diTTo and dataMill digital scanners lines, URSA, C-Reality, DSX, and Millennium telecine lines as well as imageMill data management products.

According to Blackmagic Design CEO, Grant Petty, this acquisition gives Blackmagic Design the ability to combine our vision and expertise with Cintel technology to provide the best technology for artists using film, more efficient and affordable ways to bring film into a digital workflow and better ways to archive and restore existing archive film worldwide.


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SmartSound, the world’s leading provider of royalty free music and soundtrack solutions for video professionals announced their strategic partnership with Toolfarm, a value-added reseller of visual effects plug-ins.

Toolfarm just launched a service providing fully customizable SmartSound Music downloads directly from their web site www.toolfarm.com. Each download costs only $19.99 and includes a permanent commercial-use license to use the music in any media productions. Toolfarm’s customers can access SmartSound’s revolutionary features to customize the exact length of the music, choose from the multiple musical arrangements and even control the instrument mix of many tracks. All music customizations can be previewed immediately online for free prior to purchase.

Visit the Toolfarm Music Store powered by SmartSound.


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Mark your calendar because the Digital Video Expo is rolling back in town to the Pasadena Convention Center!

Exhibit Hall – September 19 – 20, 2012

Conference Program – September 19 – 21, 2012


Digital Video Expo is where industry pros like you gather for training, networking, and to preview the latest products that shape the way you create, store and distribute video content. See the newest innovations in digital video technology and get inspired to think big!

New for 2012! Conference partner Future Media Concepts presents the LA Post | Production Conference, where you’ll learn the latest tips and techniques on Apple, Adobe and Avid software and video production to help you work smarter by increasing your both your creativity and productivity. Think bigger, work smarter at DV Expo.

Register now at: http://www.dvexpo.com with code LAPPG12 and receive a free exhibit hall pass and $50 off the conference program.


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Two Awesome Ways to Celebrate Our Independence!


1. Save an Additional 4% off Everything Online at MotionMedia!

To celebrate the 4th of July week, Motion Media is giving you an additional 4% off of everything online, for an entire week! Just use coupon code: July44 at checkout and the additional savings will be applied to their already low prices.

Code: July44

Valid: July 2 – July 6th, 2012


2. Get a $25 Omaha Steaks Gift Card

Tired of deals with no meat on them?

What’s more synonymous with the 4th of July than fireworks and grilling out? When you purchase select smoke/fire/particle related software, you’ll also get a $25 e-Gift Card for Omaha Steaks.

Visit them at www.MotionMedia.com.

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