J2KENC & J2KENC PRO

JPEG 2000 Encoder Software for JMP 9600 Media Players
Key Features
  • Encode visually lossless, HD or 2K video and multi-channel audio for playback on JMP 9600 units at up to 250 Mbps
  • Prepare content for one or two channel playback, locked or independent
  • Encode content for synchronized, multi-screen playback or 3D Stereo projection on one or multiple JMP 9600 units
  • Encode video with a color depth of 24, 30, or 36 bits per pixel and 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 color sampling
  • Import sequential BMP, DPX, TGA, and TIFF video file formats from video editing systems. TIFF files are recommended.
  • Advanced editing features including: text overlay, timecode stamp, image cropping, letterbox, and letterbox positioning within the output frame
The Extron J2KENC & J2KENC PRO
Model Version Description Part #
J2KENC JPEG 2000 Encoding Software 79-550-01
J2KENC-PRO JPEG 2000 Professional Encoding Software 79-550-02

The J2KENC JPEG 2000 Encoder Software allows users to prepare HD or 2K video and multichannel audio content for playback in Extron JMP 9600 media players. J2KENC software provides basic encoding functionality while the J2KENC PRO provides higher speed processing plus more editing and encoding tools. Both software applications operate on Microsoft® Windows® computing platforms. This software allows preparation of content for playback on the JMP 9600 without the need for external encoding services.

JPEG 2000 encoding software constructs visually lossless MXF wrapped Digital Cinema Package - DCP - files. The DCP files include video, audio, and other associated data prepared to comply with the Digital Cinema Initiatives - DCI - requirements for unencrypted content. DCP files generated by JPEG 2000 encoding software are transferred to JMP 9600 high resolution video players for playback across a LAN connection using FTP - File Transfer Protocol.

Extron J2KENC and J2KENC PRO encoder software support a wide range of standard and non-standard video formats, including those frequently encountered in special venue, large-format projection applications. Support for a wide variety of formats provides the freedom to prepare content that will be compatible with JMP 9600 players and deliver optimal quality for different display technologies. Image encoding parameters include: resolution, frame rate, color space, bit depth, and color sampling.

J2KENC PRO software supports multi-core processing and server farm operation, offering increased encoding efficiency and speed.

Contact an Extron representative to obtain the J2KENC and J2KENC PRO software. They will be downloaded from an Extron FTP site. An Extron representative will assist with licensing the J2KENC PRO software.

J2KENC Software Features

  • Included with JMP 9600 high resolution video players

  • Prepares unencrypted Digital Cinema Format DCPs for playback on JMP 9600 high resolution video players

  • Operates on a single Microsoft® Windows® computer platform utilizing single core, single thread processing

  • Select video resolution, frame rate, format, color space and compression rate

  • Image encoding for sequential frame BMP, DPX, TGA, and TIFF graphic file formats at 8, 10, or 16 bits per color. TIFF files are recommended.

  • Integrate uncompressed 16 or 24 bit stereo 48 kHz broadcast WAV files

  • Prepares MXF wrapped audio and video streams - reels

  • Status of the encoding process is tracked through to completion

  • Pre-encoding validation of source continuity for audio and video files

  • Suspend and resume encoding jobs

  • Encoding at 720p, 1080i, 1080p, or 2K resolution

  • Encoding of interlaced or progressive content formats including: 25/50i, 30/60i, 29.97/59.94i, 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 48, 50, 59.94, and 60 frames per second

  • Image adjustments support content encoding for playback across two synchronized outputs in 3D or dual screen applications

  • YCrCb, RGB, or XYZ color space encoding supporting different source or display requirements encountered in a variety of special venue or audio visual applications

  • Encoding support for bit depths of 8, 10, or 12 bits per color channel and 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 color sampling

J2KENC PRO Professional Software – Additional Features

  • Advanced editing features including: text overlay, timecode stamp, image cropping, letterbox, and letterbox positioning within the output frame

  • Batch encoding

  • Multi-thread, 32 bit, multi-core processing for increased encoding speed

  • Parallel, J2KENC PRO licensed computer, server farm operation for increased encoding speed

  • Supports preparation of up to 16 channels of audio if encoding is prepared for a single video output or up to 8 channels if content is prepared for playback from 2 video outputs

  • Image adjustments support encoding of content played back synchronized across multiple JMP 9600 2K players in 3D, 4K, or ultra-wide screen applications

Minimum System Requirements

  • Intel® Pentium® 4, 2.8GHz single core processor

  • 2 GB of RAM

  • 1 GB available hard disk space on system drive. 500 GB or more free space on media drive for DCP output storage

  • Network capable computer

  • Windows 7 or Windows XP SP3, 32 or 64 Bit Operating System

Recommended System Enhancements

  • Intel Core™ i5, 3.4 GHz dual-core, 4-thread or greater

  • 4 GB RAM or greater

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

  • Windows 7, 64 bit operating system

Features

Note: J2KENC Software supplied with the JMP 9600 supports content preparation for one unit; two-channels of audio per video clip and single processor encoding only.

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