Bluefish444 Announces Multi-Channel 4K/HD/SD Compatibility with Metus INGEST

Multi-Channel 4K/HD/SD Capture with Metus INGEST

Melbourne, Australia, June 1, 2017 – Bluefish444, developer, manufacturer and marketer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD-SDI video cards and mini converters, announces compatibility with Metus INGEST broadcast and video streaming software for the Windows platform.

Metus INGEST is a flexible and affordable 4K/HD/SD multi-channel, multi-profile capture and streaming software solution, with the ability to record and transcode a wide range of formats.

Used in broadcast studios, mission critical archive operations, control rooms, media monitoring centres, research laboratories and military test sites worldwide, Metus INGEST allows for capture without any frame loss, and is proven to be stable under continuous operation, even in 24/7 environments. This makes it the perfect solution for multi-source ingest and tape digitisation.

Bluefish444 and Metus have worked together qualifying the entire Epoch range of video cards with Metus INGEST software, providing the highest quality 10/8-bit acquisition solution for UHD, 3G or 1.5G SDI ingest and video streaming workflows. With multi-card support, Bluefish444 Epoch with Metus INGEST allows capture of up to eight channels of HD-SDI per system. The IP-based remote controller allows multiple systems to be controlled from a single window on another computer attached to the same network.

“Metus are a well-regarded industry player for ingest and MAM workflows with years of industry experience”, said Craige Mott, Managing Director of Bluefish444. “Our mutual customers will benefit from multi-channel quality, stability and 24/7 reliability.”

“We are excited to announce our integration with Bluefish444. Combining Metus Ingest with Bluefish444 expands our reach within the market, and gives us the ability to offer yet another powerful solution for high-end workflows”, said Mustafa Yilmaz, Managing Director of Metus.

Bluefish444’s Epoch video I/O card range, compatible with Metus INGEST, is available from Bluefish444 authorised distributors and resellers worldwide. For more information, please visit

About Metus:

Metus is a leading developer of file based video management, transcoding and capture solutions. Metus powered solutions are now installed in 70+ countries with more than 850 clients. You can find Metus in virtually every industry but not limited to: Broadcast Television Stations, House of Worship, Law Enforcement, Military, Entertainment, Judicial, Post Production, Medical, Government, Corporate, Education, Satellite, and Internet.

The Metus team of talented broadcast engineers, software developers and network specialists are dedicated to deliver an easy to use, secure way to find and protect your media resources. Metus solutions allow you to focus on the creative job at hand. The company’s core products deliver next generation tools for recording, archiving, editing and distributing video, audio and images.

For more information about Metus, visit

About Bluefish444:

Bluefish444 is the manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD video cards for the Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems. Its video cards are used in broadcast, feature film and post-production markets for editing, animation, compositing, color correction, restoration, digital intermediate, 3D and IPTV applications.

Bluefish444 cards have been used on award-winning feature films, commercials, music videos and sports events worldwide. Bluefish444’s range of video cards are incorporated in video servers, encoders, decoders and character generator solutions by numerous 3rd party OEM manufacturers, in addition to other niche & mainstream applications.

Founded in 1998, Bluefish444 is a division and brand name of Bluefish Technologies Pty Ltd., which is based in North Melbourne, Australia. Its products are distributed via an extensive sales channel of OEMs, dealers, and system integrators globally. For further information, visit

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