NAB 2013: Quantel has reinforced its open, software-based strategy by linking its Pablo Rio finishing system with AJA’s Corvid Ultra video card for 4K 60fps workflows.

Quantel said it is the first time that Quantel has offered interoperability with any third party video card.

The Corvid Ultra card enables Pablo Rio to deliver realtime 4K video output to 3840 x 2160 (quad HD), 4096 x 2160, 3D and 2K.

“Pablo Rio delivers an excellent open architecture solution for professional color grading, editing and effects, and we’re pleased to facilitate streamlined 4K and high framerate workflows for Quantel customers, who can now benefit from Corvid Ultra as part of their hardware configuration,” said AJA Video Systems president Nick Rashby.

Quantel marketing director Steve Owen added:“AJA’s Corvid Ultra offers unique 4K workflow capabilities and fills the needs of Pablo Rio customers by delivering support for everything from high framerate 4K to Stereo3D 2K and more.”