Bluefish444 is the manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards for the Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems. Founded in 1998, its video cards are used not only in traditional broadcast and post-production, but also in emerging workflows such as live events, immersive graphics, augmented reality and Video Over IP. Bluefish444 has a growing presence in industries adopting professional video such as the medical, automotive, defence and mining industries.
Bluefish444 deploys its products to every continent in the world through a network of OEM developers, distributors and resellers, and has an installed customer base of over 26,000 systems. Our industry partners include some of the best known content creation brands deployed in film and TV workflows worldwide, and our customers include the most recognisable names in the creation and delivery of professional video to consumers.
Bluefish444 was the first SDI video card manufacturer to supply uncompressed 4K UHD SDI I/O workflows to the professional video industry in 2012. Before that, Bluefish444 was a pioneer of the Digital Intermediate workflow delivering the first real time uncompressed 4:4:4 SDI I/O in 2003 as the industry transitioned between film, tape and digital intermediate files.
At the heart of Bluefish444’s SDI I/O technology is a proprietarily developed 12-bit video processing engine continuously developed over a decade and consecutively deployed in each generation of new design to ensure the highest quality acquisition, preview and mastering of SDI video.
With a strong focus on the future, Bluefish444 makes substantial investments in continuous R&D. Our mission through innovation is to deliver solutions today for the professional video industry’s technical advancements of tomorrow.
File-based workflows, high-resolution 4K production, 4K post-production, HDR workflows, and Video Over IP are at the forefront of transitions in the professional video industry. Bluefish444 are continuously innovating in these areas.