NAB 2015: Latest Version of FOR-A’s 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera to Make U.S. Debut

Cypress, CA – During the 2015 NAB Show next month, one highlight of FOR-A’s booth (C5117) will be the newest version of its 4K variable frame rate camera, the FT-ONE-S. Allowing for greater mobility, the FT-ONE-S is smaller and lighter than previous versions of the camera. The FT-ONE-S made its world debut at last November’s Inter BEE Show in Japan, and will be shown for the first time in America at NAB, which runs April 13-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Building on the breakthrough of super slow-motion 4K shooting, the FT-ONE-S allows users to separate the camera head from the body, enabling FT-ONE-Sunprecedented shooting positions and angles for sports production and other live events. The camera links operators optically and via an intercom FT-ONE-Ssystem, so that users can shoot from the field with up to one km distance between the unit and base station.

Sized at approximately 7.09 x 7.87 x 11.4 in. and weighing 194 oz., the camera head is smaller and lighter than that of the original FT-ONE camera, yet it remains full-featured. The unit can capture all of the action at up to 360 frames per second (fps). The FT-ONE-S also features a super 35 mm sensor and enhanced resistance to dust and water. It also includes the ability to color correct video output live using its 12-axis system, which is particularly useful for on-site color-matching between scenes, or when ensuring color consistency with video shot from other cameras.

The base station of the FT-ONE-S features solid construction, boasting the exceptional reliability that FOR-A prides itself on consistently providing to its customers. The base station was designed for installation in vans or where live events are covered, and eliminates the need for a control computer. Communication with the camera includes tally signals, shooting feedback and intercom functionality. Besides powering the camera head, the base station receives video and controls super slow-motion material.

Previous versions of the camera – the original award-winning FT-ONE, as well as the FT-ONE-OPT, which also features optical cable to allow shooting in the field with ease – will also be on display in FOR-A’s booth at the NAB Show. Both versions feature the ability to record 4K video at up to 900 fps.

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