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NAB 2020: FOR-A Offers ‘World of Possibilities’ with 12G-SDI/4K Solutions, Expanded IP Options

Cypress, CA, Feb. 20, 2020 – With expansive product lines supporting 4K, 12G, HDR, and IP workflows, FOR-A Corporation of America will offer a “World of Possibilities” to attendees at the 2020 NAB Show (Booth C5016), which runs April 19-22 in Las Vegas, Nev. The theme will carry across five distinct areas of FOR-A’s booth – video system integration, 12G-SDI ...

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With New FOR-A HVS-2000 Switcher and ClassX Graphics, WLVT-TV Improves Production Workflows and On-Air Look

Cypress, CA, Feb. 19, 2020 – FOR-A Corporation of America today announced PBS39/WLVT‑TV, part of Lehigh Valley Public Media based in Bethlehem, Penn., upgraded its control room last August with a FOR-A HVS-2000 HANABI video production switcher and ClassX broadcast graphics system. The new equipment has improved the on-air look of the station’s original programming as well as its live ...

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ASG Serves as Founding Member of Silicon Valley Video, Inaugural March 12 Event Will Tour LinkedIn Studios

EMERYVILLE, CALIF., Feb. 18, 2020 – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, today announced it is a founding member and sponsor of Silicon Valley Video (SV.V), a new international information resource for tech industry leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area. The association’s first event, “IP Academy,” will be held March 12 at 5 p.m. ...

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PlayBox Neo CIAB Playout Goes Live at SoundView Broadcasting, New York

SoundView Broadcasting, a global broadcast service provider, has invested in a PlayBox Neo multichannel playout system for its headquarters in the heart of New York City’s TV and motion picture district. “The new installation comprises latest-generation AirBox Channel-in-a-Box servers in content ingest, master playout and backup configurations,” comments SoundView Broadcasting Director of Operations Sarmad Zafar. “They are straightforward to install, ...

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Brightline LED VideoPlus Redesign Improves Performance, Reduces Costs

Bridgeville, Penn. – Feb. 5, 2020 – Brightline, a leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting systems, today announced a redesign of its popular LED VideoPlus flush-mounted linear fixture. Ideal for newsrooms, corporate conference rooms, government council chambers, and multimedia classrooms, the second generation brings reduced costs, improved energy efficiency, and easier installation to the multi-task light.   The new VideoPlus ...

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Olympusat CEO Tom Mohler Lauds Upgrade to PlayBox Neo Version 19 Channel-in-a-Box

Olympusat CEO Tom Mohler applauds PlayBox Neo’s completion of a large-scale playout system upgrade for Olympusat, a leading provider of broadcast media services. The project includes the enhancement of 26 servers to the latest-generation Version 19 Channel-in-a-Box Neo, TitleBoxNeo and SafeBox Neo. “We invested in PlayBox Neo Channel-in-a-Box two years ago with an installation at our engineering center in Culver ...

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David Morris Joins FOR-A as Western Regional Sales Manager

Cypress, CA, January 22, 2020 – FOR-A Corporation of America today announced David Morris joined the company on Dec. 9, 2019, as its western regional sales manager. He will lead sales efforts across more than a dozen U.S. states, including Alaska and Hawaii, as well as Western Canada. Morris has built his career in sales serving the professional video industry. ...

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TVU Networks Welcomes Jared Timmins as Senior Vice President of Solutions

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – January 14, 2020 –  TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in IP-based live video solutions, today announced industry veteran Jared Timmins joined the company as senior vice president of solutions in late Dec. 2019. Based in the Atlanta area, he will lead the company’s Global Solutions Team, which will partner with TVU customers to help ...

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PlayBox Neo Reports Buoyant 2019 with Sustained Demand for Channel-in-a-Box TV Branding and Playout

PlayBox Neo Ltd reports a buoyant 2019 with strong demand for its Channel-in-a-Box and software-based TV channel branding and playout systems. Total unit deliveries reached and surpassed 18,500, supported by product demonstrations at NAB Las Vegas, Broadcast Asia, IBC, NAB New York and regional events in various countries. “Our Channel-in-Box series, refined over 20 years, continues to sustain us as ...

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Sony and Verizon Demonstrate How 5G Stands to Transform Live Sports Production

Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc., Sony Mobile Communications Inc. and Verizon joined forces with NBC Sports to test how 5G can change the way live sports broadcasts are captured and produced. During the Houston Texans vs New England Patriots football game at NRG Stadium on December 1st, 2019, a camera person from NBC Sports captured video of the game ...

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Brightline Adds Zoom-Based Support to Client Services

Bridgeville, Penn. – Dec. 10, 2019 – Brightline, a leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting systems, today announced it now offers technical support through Zoom for its resellers, integrators, and clients. The cloud-based videoconferencing system allows Brightline to program light fixtures remotely, re-focus, visually diagnose potential issues, and perform other troubleshooting.   “Zoom service is ideal for time-critical issues,” explained ...

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SVG Summit: FOR-A to Demo its Fully Integrated Product Range

Cypress, CA, December 4, 2019 – With some of the biggest names in sports scheduled to appear and workshops covering the most pressing technology topics, the 14th annual SVG Summit, is an integral event for those involved in sports production for broadcast, venue operations, college or team operations, asset management and digital/OTT. FOR-A Corporation of America will be among the ...

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ASG Welcomes Industry Veteran Steve Young to Lead Business Operations for Systems Integration

Emeryville, Calif., Dec. 3, 2019 – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, today announced Steve Young joined the company on Nov. 4 to direct business operations and organizational development for the company’s systems integration business.   An industry veteran, Young spent more than 15 years with Sony Electronics. As the director of system solutions, he ...

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Draper Media Implements Remote Production Environment Using Sony’s Equipment

In a first-of-its-kind implementation, Draper Media, which operates television, radio and digital properties on the Delmarva Peninsula, recently standardized on a suite of Sony’s remote integration (REMI) products. Sony’s all-in-one solution enables NBC affiliate station WRDE-LD to originate local news for the NBC affiliate, which has a studio facility located in Milton, Del., with a Production Control Room located 30 ...

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At the Sharp End of Streaming Production – Frost Cutlery and BPswitch

Chelmsford, Mass. – Nov. 19, 2019  – Frost Cutlery in Chattanooga, Tenn., sells knives, swords, kitchen cutlery and other collectibles through its program, Cutlery Corner Network, producing 16 hours of original programming each week on its Broadcast Pix™ integrated production system. The show is streamed in HD at 720p to its growing online audience watching via Amazon, Hulu, and YouTube. ...

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Sony Showcases Prototype of New 24-inch Monitor for 4K HDR Production

Sony Electronics unveiled a prototype of its new 24-inch 4K LCD professional picture monitor for the first time at the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition 2019 (Inter BEE 2019) in Japan. The portable monitor offers high grade picture quality and accurate color reproduction and is ideal for 4K HDR productions – giving professional content creators a reliable tool for versatile applications ...

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