Amsterdam, Netherlands -- IBC 2006 (September 8, 2006)-- AJA Video, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Autodesk. AJA‘s award-winning video technologies have been integrated as part of Autodesk‘s advanced visual effects and editing and finishing solutions, allowing the systems to tap AJA technology for input and output of SD, HD and 2K files. AJA OEM solutions are now used across the Autodesk Inferno, Autodesk Flame and Autodesk Flint visual effects systems, as well as the Autodesk Fire and Autodesk Smoke editing and finishing systems.
“Entering into a relationship with Autodesk is yet another affirmation of the quality and reliability for which AJA is known”, said Nick Rashby, AJA‘s Director of Sales and Marketing. “Customers of Autodesk‘s visual effects solutions are very discriminating, as the highest picture and sound quality is essential to their work. We are thrilled that Autodesk has identified that AJA‘s solutions meet the demands of their advanced systems products and users.”
“Autodesk systems have been adopted by leading visual effects and post production facilities around the globe that are working on mission critical projects under very tight deadlines," said Bill Roberts, director of product marketing, Autodesk. "They require gear that is totally reliable and capable of outputting pristine images. AJA is known for producing high-quality, reliable video I/O technologies and that is why we have selected them as our primary video solution partner.”
About AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video interface, conversion and Desktop solutions supporting the professional broadcast and post-production markets. With headquarters in Grass Valley, California, AJA maintains an extensive retail sales channel of dealers and system integrators around the world. For further information, please see our website
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) is a Fortune 1000 company, wholly focused on ensuring that great ideas are turned into reality. With seven million users, Autodesk is the world's leading software and services company for the manufacturing, building, infrastructure, wireless data services and media and entertainment fields. Autodesk‘s solutions help customers create, manage and share their data and digital assets more effectively. As a result, customers turn ideas into competitive advantage by becoming more productive, streamlining project efficiency and maximizing profits.
Founded in 1982, Autodesk is headquartered in San Rafael, California.
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