InfoComm 2018: FOR-A to Showcase Video Switcher, Sports Replay and Graphics Technologies

Cypress, CA – At the upcoming InfoComm Show in Las Vegas, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A® will demonstrate video production solutions ideal for corporate video, worship, sports and live production scenarios. FOR-A’s booth lineup includes the HVS-490 and HVS-100 HANABI switchers, ClassX content creation and graphics playout solution, and the Variant Systems Group’s Envivo Replay sports and live event replay solution. InfoComm takes place June 6-8, and FOR-A will exhibit in booth C3475.

“InfoComm is an important show to FOR-A,” said Ken Truong, President, FOR-A America. “It’s always a great chance for us to connect with dealers, customers, and prospective customers that we may not have had the opportunity to meet with at NAB. FOR-A is looking forward to showcasing some of our popular solutions to InfoComm attendees.”

The HVS-490 video switcher

One focus of FOR-A’s InfoComm booth is its cost-effective video switchers. The company will demo the HVS-490 and HVS-100 units. The HVS-490 is one of the newest units in FOR-A’s long line of HANABI video switchers. Offering exclusive features, including MELite™ technology, which extends the switcher’s 2 M/Es to offer 6 M/E performance, the HVS-490 opens the door to more affordable 4K production. The compact HVS-490 production switcher is designed for use in any live environment, including mobile shoots, events, and in-house corporate productions. The switcher provides users with event memory and macro functions, as well as integrated frame synchronizers and multi viewers – making it easy to set up quickly for live performances. The HVS-100 portable video switcher offers exceptional cost performance. Features of the unit include mixed HD/SD input, frame synchronizing, re-sizing engine, a built-in Web server, 2.5D wipe effects, DVE, Chroma keyer and DSK.

At the show, FOR-A will also demo the ClassX solution of 2D/3D character generation and live motion graphics and playout software integrated with the company’s video switchers. ClassX’s premium graphics suite of solutions is popular with universities, digital signage, live event, and sports production applications. FOR-A is the exclusive distributor of ClassX in North, Central and South America.

Variant Systems Group’s Envivo Replay solution

FOR-A will also highlight its new partnership with Variant Systems Group in its InfoComm booth. The company recently announced that it’s the exclusive distributor of Variant Systems Group’s Envivo Replay sports and live event replay solution in the U.S. and Canada, along with Central and South Americas. Envivo Replay offers a complete replay solution packaged in an intuitive user interface with continuous multiple iso-channel recording capabilities, simultaneous clip storage of multiple angles to clip bins, playlists for highlights playback, built-in branding capabilities, direct publishing to social media platforms, and support for high speed super slow-motion cameras.

About FOR-A

FOR-A, a worldwide, industry-leading manufacturer, offers a wide range of broadcast and production products with a focus on cutting-edge technologies, including: HD, 4K and IP products. FOR-A continues to offer future-ready, cost effective, advanced technology solutions. Products include: video switchers, routing switchers, multi-viewers, full 4K high-speed cameras, IP encoders/decoders, multi-channel signal processors, 8K/4K/HD test signal generators, color correctors, frame synchronizers, file-based products, character generators, video servers and much more.

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