Bluefish444 Integrates KRONOS K8 with VICON Shogun Live 1.6 for 4K in Camera Virtual Production Workflows

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Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed video interface cards and signal converters announces integration of the KRONOS K8 video card with VICON Shogun Live 1.6 software, redefining 4K SDI VFX motion capture workflows.

Today’s visual effects productions need to be achieved in real time and deliver the highest quality skeletal data in the shortest time possible. Shōgun 1.6 adds best in class, low latency tracking for both film and virtual cameras, support for Viper and Viper X, auto-skeleton, and more features optimized for virtual production. Shōgun 1.6 live complements and supports existing groundbreaking features including Live Subject Calibration, Bluefish KRONOS K8 4K SDI video support, and Unbreakable Solving.

KRONOS K8 offering lowest latency multi-channel SDI IO interfaces has the ideal set of features for virtual production workflows. The 1.6 update to VICON Shogun Live supports up to eight 3G or two quad link 3G UHD low latency SDI inputs and LTC Timecode input. KRONOS K8 also has a dedicated SPG output for locking downstream equipment during production