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FOR-A Corporation of America Names Mike Buchanan to Lead Sales Effort in Western U.S.
FOR-A Corporation of America Names Mike Buchanan to Lead Sales Effort in Western U.S.
Buchanan was previously with Kramer Electronics; will be based out of FOR-A’s Cypress, California office
FOR-A Corporation of America announces the appointment of Mike Buchanan as Western Regional Sales Manager. Buchanan was most recently an executive with the Burbank-based systems integration firm, SIT Group, and was previously with Kramer Electronics. He will be based out of FOR-A’s Cypress, California office.
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Premier Hawaiian Production Co Selects Second FOR-A Switcher Based on 4K Capabilities, Feature Set
Premier Hawaiian Production Co Selects Second FOR-A Switcher Based on 4K Capabilities, Feature Set
Mid-Pacific Audio Visual, Hawaii’s premier firm for live corporate event and entertainment production. adds HANABI HVS-490 video switcher
Honolulu-based Mid-Pacific Audio Visual is known as Hawaii’s premier firm for live corporate event and entertainment production with high-end clients in search of the best technical staff and equipment. Last month, the company added a FOR-A HANABI HVS-490 video production switcher to its roster, largely based on the success enjoyed with the compact HVS-300HS HD/SD 1 M/E switcher.
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12G Champion FOR-A Highlights its Range, including World’s First 12G Single Link Switcher at 2019 NAB Show
12G Champion FOR-A Highlights its Range, including World’s First 12G Single Link Switcher at 2019 NAB Show
Production Switchers, Video Servers, Keyers and Test Signal Generators Among Working Products on Display Supporting 12G-SDI/4K and Video-over-IP
After introducing the world’s first single link 12G-SDI production switcher at last year’s NAB convention, FOR-A® forges ahead with a showcase of working 12G technology at the upcoming NAB Show. Production switchers, video servers, keyers and test signal generators that support both 12G-SDI/4K and 3G-SDI/HD resolution will be booth highlights for FOR-A (NAB Booth #C5016.) The 2019 NAB Show will be held from April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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FOR-A/InSync Technology Jointly Introduce 8K Products at Inter BEE 2018
FOR-A/InSync Technology Jointly Introduce 8K Products at Inter BEE 2018
Frame Synchronizer Supporting Conversion of HD/4K UHD to 8K and Frame Synchronizer/Color Corrector that Synchronizes 8K Video with 12G-SDI and 3G-SDI Signals
Two new products, an 8K-supporting upconverter and 8K-supporting frame synchronizer will make their worldwide introduction at Inter BEE 2018. Developed by InSync Technology Products Ltd. – an advanced research joint venture between InSync Technology, experts in software motion compensated standards conversion, and FOR-A, leading worldwide developers of video technology – the upconverter and frame synchronizer are both available globally from FOR-A. Taking place November 14-16 in Makuhari, Japan, Inter BEE is the largest tradeshow of media and entertainment in the country. FOR-A will exhibit at the show in Hall 3, Booth #3509.
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National Broadcaster of Nepal Selects FOR-A for Full HD Upgrade
National Broadcaster of Nepal Selects FOR-A for Full HD Upgrade
National Broadcaster Selects FOR-A Signal Processors, Video and Routing Switchers Because of Turnaround Time, Pricing and Product Reliability
Given a mandate from the country’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, Nepal Television, the national broadcaster of Nepal, must fully upgrade to high-definition by January of next year – which also marks the broadcaster’s 34th anniversary. By January 31st 2019, Nepal Television will be running three HD studios, replacing all of its current equipment from SD to HD. As of that date, all new equipment must be installed and on-air so that Nepalese viewers can enjoy HDTV broadcasts from the country’s national broadcaster.
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FOR-A Showcases Customer Favorites with an Eye Toward the Future at CAPER 2018
FOR-A Showcases Customer Favorites with an Eye Toward the Future at CAPER 2018
Wide Range of Video Production Solutions from Switchers, Signal Processors, to Graphics and Standards Converters on Display at Key South American Conference.
As a demonstration of the company’s continued commitment to the Latin American region, FOR-A will highlight three of its most popular products – the HVS-490 and HVS-100 switchers and FA-9600 signal processor - as part of its participation at CAPER 2018, occurring from October 24-26th at the Costa Salguero Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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FOR-A America Touts Popular Line-Up at NAB Show New York
FOR-A America Touts Popular Line-Up at NAB Show New York
FOR-A to Highlight Video Switcher, Integrated CG and Live Motion Software, Slow-Motion Instant Replay Solution, and Multi-Channel Video Server
At the upcoming NAB Show New York convention, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A® will demonstrate video production solutions ideal for corporate video, worship, sports and live production scenarios. NAB New York runs from October 17-18 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York. FOR-A will exhibit in booth N425.
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FOR-A Summer Promo on Envivo Replay Sports and Live Event Solution
FOR-A Summer Promo on Envivo Replay Sports and Live Event Solution
FOR-A is the exclusive distributor for the Variant Systems Group solution in North, Central and South America
FOR-A Corporation of America today announces a summer promotion on Variant Systems Group’s Envivo Replay sports and live event replay solution throughout North, Central and Latin America. Effective immediately through September 18, 2018, the promo offers significant savings on the Envivo Replay solution and includes a special bundle with social media and branding feature license add-ons included for the life of the product.
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FOR-A to Introduce New MFR-6000 Routing Switcher at 2018 NAB Show
FOR-A to Introduce New MFR-6000 Routing Switcher at 2018 NAB Show
Company will introduce a number of 12G supported solutions in show booth
At next week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will showcase its new MFR-6000 SD/HD/3G/6G/12G routing switcher. Offering 12G-SDI compatibility across a matrix of up to 144 inputs and 144 outputs, the MFR-6000 brings powerful support to 4K and 8K routing. The MFR-6000 is one of the many new solutions that FOR-A will unveil at NAB in booth C5117.
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NAB 2018: FOR-A’s HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E Video Switcher to Make Show Debut
NAB 2018: FOR-A’s HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E Video Switcher to Make Show Debut
With a maximum of 80 inputs/32 outputs or 64 inputs/48 outputs in 12G-SDI, the HVS-6000 is a 12 RU switcher that’s ideal for users upgrading from HD to full 4K.
At the upcoming NAB Show, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will showcase its new HVS-6000 4K 3 M/E video switcher. Offering 12G-SDI capability on all inputs and outputs, the HVS-6000 is the latest unit in FOR-A’s popular line of HANABI switchers. The new switcher is one of the many 12G supported solutions that FOR-A will highlight at the NAB Show in Las Vegas in booth #C5117.
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FOR-A to Introduce 12G-SDI/IP Multi-Channel Video Server at NAB 2018
FOR-A to Introduce 12G-SDI/IP Multi-Channel Video Server at NAB 2018Worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A® announces that it will introduce a new 12G-SDI/IP multi-channel video server at the upcoming NAB Show. The MBP-1000VS is ideal for 4K editing environments, offering multi-input/output 4K and HD support and ingest, playout and 4K recording functionality. FOR-A will introduce the solution in booth #C5117 during NAB, which takes place April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of Variant Systems Group Envivo Replay in the Americas
FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of Variant Systems Group Envivo Replay in the Americas
Partnership will capitalize on product synergies in live production workflow solutions
FOR-A Corporation of America and Variant Systems Group announce today an exclusive sales and service agreement between the two companies. FOR-A America will now offer, on an exclusive basis in the U.S. and Canada as well as Central and South America, Variant Systems Group’s Envivo Replay sports and live event replay solution. The distribution agreement enables live event producers and broadcasters with the ability to use Envivo Replay as part of a complete live event workflow with FOR-A’s HANABI series of video switchers, ClassX 3D graphics, and video writer telestrators.
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FOR-A to Introduce New 12G-SDI 4K Universal System Frame at NAB 2018
FOR-A to Introduce New 12G-SDI 4K Universal System Frame at NAB 2018
The company will also showcase a new 12G/IP 4K test signal generator.
At next month’s NAB Show, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will introduce the latest solution in its USF-Series of universal system frames, the USF-106UDC-12G 4K up/down converter. The unit offers Interlace/Progressive and up/down conversion for HD to 4K, and will be demonstrated at NAB alongside FOR-A’s extensive line of video production solutions in booth #C5117.
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FOR-A to Focus on 12G and IP Supported Technologies, Introduce Several New Video Production Solutions
FOR-A to Focus on 12G and IP Supported Technologies, Introduce Several New Video Production Solutions
At NAB 2018, FOR-A's booth will place an emphasis on 12G supported products and solutions that integrate baseband and IP for a wide variety of applications, including live studio and sports production environments.
At the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will demonstrate its end-to-end line of video production tools and unveil several solutions, including video switcher, frame rate converter, routing switcher and IP control software technologies. FOR-A’s booth will place an emphasis on 12G supported products and solutions that integrate baseband and IP for a wide variety of applications, including live studio and sports production environments. The company will also showcase its commitment to developing technologies that support UHD resolution, high dynamic range (HDR) and wide color gamut (WCG), as well as various codecs. FOR-A will exhibit in booth C5117 during the show, which takes place April 9-12.
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Covenant Church of Naples Improves its Video Productions with FOR-A
Covenant Church of Naples Improves its Video Productions with FOR-A
Covenant Church of Naples adds FOR-A’s HVS-390 Video Switcher
Florida Presbyterian house of worship Covenant Church of Naples | PCA was in the market last year for a new video switcher to use during its weekend services. With cost efficiency, reliability, and a 2 M/E unit top of mind, the church found everything it was looking for in FOR-A’s HVS-390HS video switcher, and the house of worship recently purchased the unit.
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FOR-A Technologies Solutions Deployed for 4K Production of PyeongChang Winter Games
FOR-A Technologies Solutions Deployed for 4K Production of PyeongChang Winter GamesWorldwide video and audio production industry leader FOR-A® announces that several of its 4K supported solutions are being used for production of the upcoming Winter Games, including video and routing switcher, multi viewer and video conversion technologies. Broadcasters in a number of countries, including the United States, Japan, and Korea, are using FOR-A solutions for coverage of the PyeongChang Winter Games, which take place February 9-25.
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FOR-A’s New FVW-700 4K Telestrator Ships to its First Customers
FOR-A’s New FVW-700 4K Telestrator Ships to its First CustomersFOR-A®announces that its recently introduced FVW-700 4K/HD telestrator has been delivered to its first customers. The full-featured telestrator enables users to annotate and draw on video using a touch-screen computer monitor or wirelessly connected tablet, and has been purchased by several customers, including Colorado’s Mobile TV Group (MTVG), Columbus, Ohio-based video production provider Lyon Video, and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).
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FOR-A to Showcase at the 22nd annual Government Video Expo
FOR-A to Showcase at the 22nd annual Government Video Expo
FOR-A to Showcase Switcher, Server, Archiving Recorder & Graphics Tech at GV Expo
FOR-A® announces that it will highlight portable video switcher, video server, ClassX character generator, and LTO video archiving recorder solutions at the 22nd annual Government Video Expo. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth 530 at the upcoming show, which takes place November 29-30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
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Global Church Hillsong Relies on FOR-A for Production of Worldwide Worship Services
Global Church Hillsong Relies on FOR-A for Production of Worldwide Worship Services
With locations in 19 countries and on five continents, Hillsong’s worldwide attendance approaches 100,000 people weekly via FOR-A’s HVS-2000 Video Switcher
Founded in Sydney, Australia, in 1983, Hillsong Church is a contemporary Christian worship organization that has launched churches in some of the most influential cities around the world. With locations in 19 countries and on five continents, Hillsong’s worldwide attendance approaches 100,000 people weekly. The popular global church has been relying on FOR-A®’s HVS-2000 video switcher for weekly services at its Los Angeles, California, and Cape Town, South Africa, locations, as well as for production of its conferences held around the United States.
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FOR-A to Debut FT-ONE-LS-12G Full 4K Super Slow-motion Camera
FOR-A to Debut FT-ONE-LS-12G Full 4K Super  Slow-motion Camera
Company will also introduce VRCAM-NX sensor less virtual studio/on-air graphics system and RFC-ONE real-time flash corrector
At the upcoming NAB Show, FOR-A will debut the next generation high-speed full 4K camerain its FT-ONE series, the FT-ONE-LS-12G. Designed specifically for fast-paced sporting events, the FT-ONE-LS-12G offers high-quality image performance, even in low light conditions that are often found in sports stadium venues and can prove troublesome for most high-frame-rate cameras.
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FOR-A to Introduce FA-9600 Multi Purpose Signal Processor
FOR-A to Introduce FA-9600 Multi Purpose Signal Processor
Company will also debut MCC-4K Motion Compensated Converter and LMCC-8000 8K/4K Linear Matrix Color Converter
At the upcoming NAB Show, FOR-Awill introduce its next generation solution in the company’s line of signal processors, the FA-9600 3G/HD/SD dual channel multi purpose unit. The FA-9600 supports 4K, 12G-SDI, HDR and Wide Color Gamut, and will be shown in the 4K production and HDR area of FOR-A’s NAB booth, #C5117. Among many other new solutions, the company will also debut the InSync MCC-4K motion compensated converter and LMCC-8000 8K/4Klinear matrix color converter at the show.
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FOR-A to Debut USF-10IP Conversion Solution at 2017 NAB Show
FOR-A to Debut USF-10IP Conversion Solution at 2017 NAB ShowFOR-A announces plans to introduce the USF-10IP 10 GbE IP Converter at the upcoming NAB Show. The company will debut the IP Gateway USF-10IP series, along with over a dozen other brand new solutions, in its NAB booth, #C5117.
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FOR-A to Showcase Fujitsu’s New IP-HE950 H.265 Real-Time Video Transmission Solution at NAB
FOR-A to Showcase Fujitsu’s New IP-HE950 H.265 Real-Time Video Transmission Solution at NABAt the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas, FOR-Awill introduce the latest product in Fujitsu’s line of video transmissionsolutions, the IP-HE950 real-time H.265/HEVC encoder/decoder units. Employing the latest compression tools and image processing algorithms to provide best-in-class video fidelity, the IP-HE950 supports real-time 4K contribution, as well as SD and HD.
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FOR-A to Introduce High Performance MV-4300 Multi-Viewer at 2017 NAB Show
FOR-A to Introduce High Performance MV-4300  Multi-Viewer at 2017 NAB ShowAt next month’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, FOR-A will introduce the latest solution in its lineup of high-performance multi viewers, the 12G-SDI supported MV-4300 unit. Taking place April 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, FOR-A will exhibit its wide variety of video and audio solutions in booth #C5117.
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Expanded FOR-A 12G-SDI Routing Switcher Line Paves the Way to 4K and 8K Integration
Expanded FOR-A 12G-SDI Routing Switcher Line Paves the Way to 4K and 8K Integration
Gearbox for Interchanging 12G-SDI with Quad Link 3G-SDI Also Among NAB Product Introductions
FOR-A will introduce an expanded MFR series of routing switchers at 2017 NAB SHOW in Las Vegas this April. The new ground up design MFR-4000 12G-SDI supported routing switchers, the existing MFR-3000, MFR-5000, and MFR-8000 will include gearbox technology will be shown in NAB booth C5117 during NAB, from April 22-27 in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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FOR-A Expands 1 M/E Switcher Line with Browser-Controlled HVS-100 Express
FOR-A Expands 1 M/E Switcher Line with Browser-Controlled HVS-100 Express
Browser Controls Replace Hard Panel in Flexible New System
FOR-A Corporation of America will show an expansion of its popular 1 M/E HVS-100 video switcher series at the 2017 NAB SHOW. FOR-A will introduce the cost-effective HVS-100 Express in booth C5117 during the show. With a list price of $7,900, the HVS-100 Express is controlled via any tablet, handheld or laptop type device with a web browser as opposed to a ‘hard’ control panel.
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Compact Size and Extensive Feature Set Mean Less Equipment Needed with New FOR-A Switcher
Compact Size and Extensive Feature Set Mean Less Equipment Needed with New FOR-A Switcher
NAB Introductions to Include Low-Cost Switcher with Ability to Support up to 10 Inputs and Seven 4K Outputs
At NAB Show 2017, FOR-A will introduce the HVS-490 live HD/4K-UHD multiple effects production switcher; HVS-100TB2 interface; MBP-200TB2 SDI Gateway with Thunderbolt™ interface; and FVW-700 HD/4K-UHD telestrator. Held from April 22-27 this year at the Las Vegas Convention Center, FOR-A will exhibit in NAB booth C5117.
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FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of ClassX Live 3D Graphics Line
FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of ClassX Live 3D Graphics Line
FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of ClassX Live 3D Graphics Line in North, Central and South America
FOR-A Corporation of America and ClassX announce today an exclusive sales and service agreement between the two companies. FOR-A America will now offer, on an exclusive basis, the ClassX solution of 2D/3D character generation and live motion graphics and playout software in North, Central, and South America. The agreement provides broadcasters and live event producers with the ability to create and play out ClassX real-time broadcast graphics integrated with FOR-A video switchers.
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FOR-A to Focus on Integration, 12G and IP as Path to Full HD and 4K
FOR-A to Focus on Integration, 12G and IP as Path to Full HD and 4KFOR-A will showcase over 15 new products at 2017 NAB SHOW in April, all pointing to the company’s commitment to overall product integration, and as part of its full HD and 4K initiative, continuing with the construction of a comprehensive IP and 12G-SDI infrastructure.
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High Desert Church Relies On For-A’s Hvs-2000 Video Switcher For Multi-Site Video Streaming
High Desert Church Relies On For-A’s Hvs-2000 Video Switcher For Multi-Site Video StreamingCalifornia’s High Desert Church is a multi-site house of worship with four campuses that serve a total congregation of over 8,000 people. Looking for a switcher that enabled them to live stream sermons from their main campus to their other sites, High Desert turned to FOR-A. The church recently purchased the company’s HVS-2000 video switcher to fulfill all of the growing congregation’s video production needs.
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Valley Baptist Church Relies on FOR-A in Major Facility HD Upgrade
Valley Baptist Church Relies on FOR-A in Major Facility HD Upgrade
Church’s million-dollar control room upgrade was completed in under a week
Bakersfield, California-based Valley Baptist Church built their SDI digital facility in 2005 when an HD control room wasn’t an affordable option. Last year around the tenth anniversary of its video production facility, the church decided it was time for an upgrade. Valley Baptist worked with systems integrator Technical Innovation’s Blue Hat Design to complete the church’s major million-dollar control room transition to HD in just six days. A major component of the upgrade was a FOR-A video production package that included: the HVS-2000 switcher, MV-4200 multi-viewer, FA-505 multi-channel signal processor, MFR-5000 routing switcher and LTS-60 media archiving server.
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NAB 2016: FOR-A to Intro Chroma Keyer, Video Wall for Live Sports, News, Weather
NAB 2016: FOR-A to Intro Chroma Keyer, Video Wall for Live Sports, News, WeatherVideo and audio technology innovator FOR-A will introduce two products that allow broadcasters to deliver more powerful 3D effects and Augmented Reality in booth C5117 at this year's NAB Show, to be held from April 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In the Virtual Studio display area of the booth, FOR-A's most advanced Chroma Keyer, the ACK-3000, will showcase realistic 3D effects yet, creating live keyed shadows in the composite image.
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NAB 2016: FOR-A to Intro Video-Over-IP Streamer Delivers Cutting Edge Technology for File-Based Video Production
FOR-A will introduce a new Video-Over-IP Streamer, the MXR-200IP, at this month’s NAB Show, April 16-19 in Las Vegas (Booth, #C5117). The company will highlight this new product at its NAB Booth, #C5117, where they will demonstrate IP streaming for file-based production to and from the company's "FOR-A World of Possibilities" area that focuses on its most advanced technology. This innovation showcase will include 4K 2SI, 12G-SDI, HDR, Wide Color Gamut and 8K products, representing the highest standard in professional video industry trends. The new MXR-200IP 1 RU device delivers IP streaming with multiple-codec support for file-based workflows, saving the input data without recompression as MXF files. It has two encoder/decoder channels, and has internal storage that allows MXF files to be stored while encoding and decoding, thereby allowing the files to undergo non-linear editing. It supports H.264 High 422 Intra at 100 Mbps, while auto-correcting any dropped packets through FEC redundancy following SMPTE ST 2022-1/2.
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NAB2016: FOR-A Introducing Video Server and Archiving Recorder To Streamline Production and Safeguard Assets
NAB2016: FOR-A Introducing Video Server and Archiving Recorder To Streamline Production and Safeguard Assets
LTS-70 stores 6 TB of uncompressed video, audio and data; LTR-200HS7 combines video input, encoding, backup to LTO tape, and output in one unit
Broadcast video and audio technology leader FOR-A will introduce its innovative LTO-7 open standards linear tape server and its latest multi-codex archiving recorder at this month's NAB Show in the FOR-A booth, #C5117. A highlight of FOR-A's file management solutions display, the LTS-70 server and the LTR-200HS7 video archive recorder are powerful, cost-effective tools for broadcast and live video producers. Together, they represent a leap forward in file capacity and high data rate throughput that preserve all the quality of video assets.
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Sue Shores to Lead FOR-A Marketing in North and South America
Sue Shores to Lead FOR-A Marketing in North and South AmericaFOR-A has hired industry veteran Sue Shores as its new marketing manager. Based out of the company’s Fort Lee, N.J. office, Shores is responsible for managing FOR-A’s marketing activities throughout North and South America. With over 20 years of experience in the AV and broadcast television industry, Shores brings a wealth of knowledge to the FOR-A team. In the past, she’s held marketing and sales positions for NewBay Media, Agiosat Global Communications and Accom, Inc. Shores will report directly to FOR-A America’s Vice President, Jay Shinn, and will work closely with FOR-A Japan’s marketing division.
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Two New Video Processors Make NAB 2016 Debut in FOR-A Booth
Two New Video Processors Make NAB 2016 Debut in FOR-A BoothFOR-A will introduce two new video processors at next month’s NAB Show. The company will showcase the USF-1044UDC 4K Up/Down/Cross Converter and LMCC-8000 linear matrix color converter for the first time in its NAB Booth (#C5117). Additionally, FOR-A will unveil new features for its popular FA-505 multi channel signal processor, including wide color gamut (WCG) and high dynamic range (HDR) matrices support.
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FOR-A to Debut New Video Switcher Advances at NAB 2016
FOR-A to Debut New Video Switcher Advances at NAB 2016
HVS-2000 Switcher to be a Focus at FOR-A’s Booth
At the upcoming NAB Show, FOR-A will debut several advances to its popular video switcher line. A 3 M/E version of the HVS-2000 switcher will make its NAB debut, and FOR-A will showcase the option to interface its switchers with the Thunderbolt 2 expansion card to create a powerful character generator and virtual studio system. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth C5117 during the show, to be held April 16-19 in Las Vegas.
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NAB 2016: FOR-A Booth Celebrates 45th Anniversary & Highlights
NAB 2016: FOR-A Booth Celebrates 45th Anniversary & HighlightsAt next month’s NAB Show, to be held April 16-19 in Las Vegas, FOR-A will showcase a wide range of 4K technology and key product integration solutions for every step of the video production workflow. The company will specifically focus on solutions ideal for sports, 4K and live productions, and in celebration of its 45th anniversary, will showcase a variety of solutions aligning with its show theme of ‘FOR-A World of Possibilities’ in Booth C5117.
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High-End Presentation Design Firm Abracadabra Relies on FOR-A Video Switchers
High-End Presentation Design Firm Abracadabra Relies on FOR-A Video SwitchersCalifornia-based Abracadabra Presentation Graphics, Inc. has produced its large-scale events, corporate videos and presentations with FOR-A switchers for a decade. Having had much success with two of FOR-A’s HVS-110 portable video switchers, the company didn’t hesitate to select another FOR-A unit when they recently were in need of a larger switcher. Abracadabra chose FOR-A’s new HVS-2000 unit. The new switcher’s first big test was when Abracadabra worked with entertainment technology company, FNTech, for production of a cloud computing conference held last October in Tokyo.
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FOR-A Video Switchers Demonstrate Continued Popularity Among Houses of Worship in 2015
FOR-A Video Switchers Demonstrate Continued Popularity Among Houses of Worship in 2015FOR-A announces its continued video switcher success among worship facilities of all sizes over the past year. In 2015, the company welcomed many new house of worship customers of its popular video switcher line, including the HVS-2000 (new), HVS-390HS and HVS-100/110 portable video switcher units.
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FOR-A Joins Major Broadcast Leaders as Newest Member of the Aspen Community
FOR-A, a major manufacturer and distributor of video and audio systems to the broadcast, postproduction and professional video markets, announces that it has become a member of the ASPEN Community. Founded earlier this year, the ASPEN Community is a coalition of industry leading manufacturers and end-users that are adopting the ASPEN framework for building state of the art IP facilities.
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GV Expo 2015: FOR-A to Show Video Switching, Signal Processing & Video Transmission Technology
GV Expo 2015: FOR-A to Show Video Switching, Signal Processing & Video Transmission TechnologyFOR-A announces that it will exhibit at this week’s Government Video Expo, which takes places December 2-3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., with partner Communications Engineering, Inc. (CEI) in Booth #301. FOR-A will be showcasing its portable video switcher, video transmission and signal processor solutions at GV Expo.
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FOR-A to Showcase its Popular Video Switchers at WFX 2015
FOR-A to Showcase its Popular Video Switchers at WFX 2015FOR-A announces plans to showcase its lineup of video switchers at the upcoming Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (WFX), which takes place November 18-19 at the Music City Center in Nashville. Popular with many houses of worship, FOR-A’s HVS-2000, HVS-100HS, and HVS-390HS units will be displayed at WFX within booth #118.
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CCW 2015: FOR-A to Showcase Video Switcher, Signal Processor & Video Transmission Technology
CCW 2015: FOR-A to Showcase Video Switcher, Signal Processor & Video Transmission TechnologyFOR-A announces plans to exhibit at the upcoming Content and Communications World (CCW) Expo, taking place November 11-12 at the Javits Convention Center in New York. The company spotlight at the event will be on its popular video switchers and signal processors. As Fujitsu’s exclusive North American distributor, FOR-A will also be showcasing Fujitsu encoding and decoding technology at CCW within Booth #816.
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FOR-A Anniversary Marks 45 Years of Company Success
FOR-A Anniversary Marks 45 Years of Company SuccessThis month marks the 45th anniversary for FOR-A Co., Ltd., a leading video and audio system manufacturer for the broadcast and professional video industries. The company was founded in Tokyo in October 1971 by current FOR-A Group owner, Keizo Kiyohara. FOR-A’s first product was the world’s first video timer, the VTG-32, and the company has continued to produce innovative products using progressive technologies and broaden its global reach through the years.
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Rental & Staging Co. Kobryn Communications Selects FOR-A Video
Rental & Staging Co. Kobryn Communications Selects FOR-A VideoOrlando-based rental and staging company Kobryn Communications (KCI) creates durable flypack road systems for live events throughout North America. Already a FOR-A user who owns the HVS-390HS switcher, KCI recently selected FOR-A’s HVS-2000 as its video switcher of choice for a 3G-compliant flypack. The HVS-2000-equipped system was first put through its paces during a production in August, and KCI has been relying on the unit for productions ever since.
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FOR-A to Showcase its Video Switcher, Multi-Viewer & Signal Processor Technology at CAPER 2015
FOR-A to Showcase its Video Switcher, Multi-Viewer & Signal Processor Technology at CAPER 2015At the upcoming CAPER show, taking place October 28-30 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, FOR-A will showcase its popular video switcher, signal processor and multi-viewer solutions. The company will also demonstrate Fujitsu’s encoding/decoding technology. FOR-A, who is celebrating its 45th company anniversary this month, will be located within its partner SVC’s (Sistemas de Video Comunicación) booths, C10 and C11.
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FOR-A’S NEW COST EFFICIENT HVS-2000 VIDEO SWITCHER DELIVERED TO A WIDE VARIETY OF CUSTOMERS WORLDWIDE
FOR-A’S NEW COST EFFICIENT HVS-2000 VIDEO SWITCHER DELIVERED TO A WIDE VARIETY OF CUSTOMERS WORLDWIDEFOR-A announces that its newest video production switcher, the HVS-2000, recently began shipping and is being delivered to a diverse customer roster. The switcher was designed based on significant customer feedback, and includes groundbreaking technologies that set it apart from other switchers in its class. The HVS-2000 made its U.S. debut at the NAB Show earlier this year, and users of the HVS-2000 include houses of worship, corporate facilities, government agencies, broadcasters, and in educational settings.
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IBC 2015: FOR-A to Debut New Control Panel of HVS-2000 Vision Mixer
IBC 2015: FOR-A to Debut New Control Panel of HVS-2000 Vision MixerAt the upcoming IBC Show, held from September 11-15 at the RAI Amsterdam, FOR-A will introduce a new control panel for its HVS-2000 vision mixer. The new switcher version features a 3-row control panel, and will be shown with GearLink total control software in FOR-A’s booth (Hall 2, Stand A51). First introduced at last year’s IBC Show, the HVS-2000 is the newest in FOR-A’s successful line of HANABI switchers. This upcoming IBC marks the mixer’s debut with a control panel expanded to three rows.
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Range of FOR-A Video Production Solutions to Make Show Debut at IBC
Range of FOR-A Video Production Solutions to Make Show Debut at IBC
Booth highlights include the compact FT-ONE-S 4K camera, new version of the HVS-2000 vision mixer, and HVS-100 vision mixer with Brainstorm software via Thunderbolt2 interface
At the upcoming IBC Show, FOR-A will showcase a variety of video production solutions, including its new FT-ONE-S compact 4K high speed camera, the company’s popular line of vision mixers, including a new control panel for the HVS-2000 unit, as well as its new multi-channel studio server - the Insight Server. FOR-A will exhibit in Hall 2, Stand A51 during the show, which takes place September 11-15 at the RAI Amsterdam.
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FOR-A to Exhibit Technology at TAB Show
At this week’s Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) convention, FOR-A America will showcase its popular video switcher and signal processing technology. The show takes place at the Renaissance Austin Hotel August 5-6, and is the largest broadcast association convention in the state of Texas. FOR-A will exhibit at the show in booth #27.
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12Stone Church Selects FOR-A HVS-100 Portable Video Switchers
FOR-A’s switchers are part of customized systems built for each of the house of worship’s four remote campuses
With a desire to reach into its surrounding communities and provide meaningful worship to its rapidly growing congregation of over 30,000 parishioners, Georgia-based 12Stone Church® sought to transform five area schools into houses of worship on Sunday mornings. One location could adapt the school gymnasium’s system, but the remaining locations called for identical production systems. Long-time technology partner Technical Innovation’s Blue Hat Designdeveloped a comprehensive, innovative, portable solution that provided a complete A/V/L set-up in under an hour. Key to the system’s overall design was a compact video switcher that would transport easily while providing a robust variety of video production features, and FOR-A’s HVS-100 portable video switcherwas the perfect choice.
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FOR-A to Showcase Video Switching & Signal Processing Technology at NYC Rental Staging Roadshow
Featuring HVS-2000 Switcher at NYC's Metropolitan Pavilion on July 29th
FOR-A America announces plans to exhibit its latest video switcher and signal processing technology at this week’s Rental & Staging Roadshow Tour event in New York City. Taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion on July 29th, the event is presented by Rental & Staging Systems, and attracts professionals in the rental and staging industry to see the latest technology and learn about how to improve their business.
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FOR-A Hosting Free Open House in Miami
FOR-A Corporation of America is holding an Open House today in Miami. Taking place at the Homewood Suite at 5500 Blue Lagoon Drive, the Open House will be held tonight from noon until 7:00pm. FOR-A will display a variety of its video production equipment, and invites all production professionals to attend the free event.
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Ohio's Faith Family Church Selects FOR-A Video Switcher as Part of HD Transition
Cost-effectiveness, ease of use of FOR-A HVS-390HS 2M/E unit ideal for this 3800-seat facility
When North Canton, O.H.-based Faith Family Church was recently searching for a switcher to accommodate the HD transition for its 3,800-seat facility, the house of worship found exactly what it was looking for in FOR-A’s 2 M/E HVS-390HS video switcher. Faith Family Church staff first laid their eyes on the unit at last year’s NAB Show, and immediately knew it was an ideal fit.
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Production and Rental Firm Media Visions Takes New FOR-A HVS-390HS Video Switcher on Rock Band Tour
Production and Rental Firm Media Visions Takes New FOR-A HVS-390HS Video Switcher on Rock Band TourWhen event production company and rental house Media Visions was looking for a versatile video switcher earlier this year, the company turned to FOR-A’s HVS-390HS unit. Since adding the FOR-A switcher to its rental inventory last April, the HVS-390HS has proven to be a popular choice for Media Visions’ customers, including the rock band Avenged Sevenfold.
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Audio/Visual Firm Emergency Production Purchases FOR-A HVS-100 Portable Video Switcher
Audio/Visual Firm Emergency Production Purchases FOR-A HVS-100 Portable Video SwitcherFOR-A America announces that Rhode Island-based event production and rental company Emergency Production recently purchased its HVS-100 portable video switcher. As the preferred labor provider for a number of New England’s premier events, Emergency Production has begun to rely on the HVS-100 in its video production, and is very happy with the switcher’s performance.
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Bangkok University Relies on FOR-A’s VRCAM2 Virtual Studio System for Student Training
Bangkok University Relies on FOR-A’s VRCAM2 Virtual Studio System for Student TrainingFOR-A Company Limited announces that Bangkok University’s School of Communication Arts has been using its VRCAM2 virtual studio system. First installed in January 2011, the school frequently uses FOR-A’s sensor-less virtual studio system to train its students in program production, and the technology is also utilized for production of school events. Bangkok University also purchased FOR-A’s HVS-390HS video switcher in December of 2013, and purchased another unit last November.
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WorldStage to Produce Live Events with FOR-A Portable Video Switcher
WorldStage to Produce Live Events with FOR-A Portable Video SwitcherNew York City-based company WorldStage, a leading technical staging provider in the live event and entertainment technology field, recently selected a FOR-A HVS-100 portable video switcher for live video production of events ranging from corporate meetings to fashion show productions. WorldStage serves clients in the broadcast, arts, theater, non-profit, technology and corporate industries.
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Argentinian Sports Channel Purchases Several FOR-A Switchers
Argentinian Sports Channel Purchases Several FOR-A SwitchersFOR-A announces that Argentine broadcast sports production company Torneos y Competencias has been using a number of its video production switchers. A longtime user of FOR-A equipment, the sports channel’s most recent purchase included five HVS-100 switchers, as well as HVS-390HS and HVS-300HS units.
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Inter BEE 2014: FOR-A to Intro Newest Version of 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera
Inter BEE 2014: FOR-A to Intro Newest Version of 4K Variable Frame Rate CameraFOR-A Company Limited will exhibit a range of its 4K compatible solutions at this week’s Inter BEE 2014 show, including: camera, frame rate converter, video switcher, multi viewer and signal processing equipment. The company will also display video archiving, virtual system, camera and file-based technology at Japan’s largest broadcast equipment exhibition. Held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba from November 19-21, this year marks the 50th annual exhibition of Inter BEE. FOR-A will be located in Hall 4, Booth #4208.
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CCW 2014: FOR-A to Show Product Range
CCW 2014: FOR-A to Show Product RangeAt the upcoming CCW+SATCON Conference & Expo, held November 12-13 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, FOR-A America will showcase several video production solutions. Exhibiting in Booth 1111, the company will display its popular video switcher, multiviewer, video archiving recorder, signal processor, video stabilizer and video transmission units.
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FOR-A Announces Name Change to HVS Switcher Series
FOR-A Announces Name Change to HVS Switcher SeriesFOR-A announces a name change to three products within its HANABI Series of video switchers, effective today. The company’s formally named HVS-XT100, HVS-XT110, and HVS-XT2000 switchers will now be called the HVS-100, HVS-110 and HVS-2000.
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FOR-A to Exhibit at Several Upcoming Industry Events in the Northeastern U.S.
FOR-A to Exhibit at Several Upcoming Industry Events in the Northeastern U.S.FOR-A America will be on hand at a number of upcoming tradeshows in the Northeastern U.S., including the SBE 22 Expo, ACM New England and Access AV. The company will demonstrate a variety of its video production solutions at each event.
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WFX 2014: FOR-A to Showcase Switcher, Multi-Viewer, Transmission Technology
WFX 2014: FOR-A to Showcase Switcher, Multi-Viewer, Transmission TechnologyFOR-A will exhibit at this week’s WFX Conference & Expo. The event is dedicated to showcasing technology for houses of worship and takes place October 1-2 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX. FOR-A will exhibit a number of its products used in the worship industry, including video switcher and multi viewer technology, in Booth #120.
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Danvers Community Access TV Purchases FOR-A Portable Video Switcher as Part of HD Overhaul
Danvers Community Access TV Purchases FOR-A Portable Video Switcher as Part of HD OverhaulWhen Massachusetts’ Danvers Community Access Television (DCAT) recently upgraded its studio facility to high definition, the station did not take the task of ordering new equipment lightly. After extensive research, trade show attendance, and taking suggestions from peers, Dana Healy, the station’s executive director, found herself completely sold on FOR-A’s HVS-XT100 portable video switcher. DCAT began using the switcher in its new studio in June.
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FOR-A to Introduce New 4K Frame Rate Converter at IBC 2014
Unit Offers Versatile Conversion For Better Picture Quality
FOR-A announces that it will introduce the FRC-9000 4K frame rate converter at the upcoming IBC Show, taking place September 12-16 in Amsterdam. Featuring FOR-A’s enhanced motion compensated frame rate conversion technology, FOR-A will showcase the FRC-9000 in its IBC booth, Hall 2, Stand A51.
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IBC 2014: Variety Of FOR-A Video Solutions To Make Show Debut
IBC 2014: Variety Of FOR-A Video Solutions To Make Show Debut
Booth highlights Include: the FT-ONE-OPT 4K Camera, FRC-9000 4K Frame Rate Converter, FA-505 4K Signal Processor, and HVS-XT2000 4K Vision Mixer
At IBC Show, FOR-A will showcase a variety of its new video production solutions. The company will exhibit in Hall 2, Stand A51 during the show, which runs September 12-16 at the Amsterdam RAI.
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FOR-A To Intro Versatile XT2000 Video Switcher At IBC 2014
FOR-A To Intro Versatile XT2000 Video Switcher At IBC 2014
Unit Well Suited For Many Production Environments, Including OB Truck, Live Event, TV Studio, House Of Worship And Educational Settings
At the upcoming IBC Show, taking place September 12-16 in Amsterdam, FOR-A Company Limited will unveil its HVS-XT2000 video production switcher, the newest addition to the XT switcher family. A flexible unit allowing up to 40 SDI inputs and 22 outputs, the easy-to-use XT2000 includes powerful features unavailable in other switchers in its class. FOR-A will showcase the XT2000 in its IBC booth, Hall 2, Stand A51.
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Canada’s Woodbine Entertainment Uses FOR-A 4K Camera for Racing Coverage of The Queen’s Plate
Canada’s Woodbine Entertainment Uses FOR-A 4K Camera for Racing Coverage of The Queen’s PlateKicking off the 2014 season of Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack hosted The Queen’s Plate Stakes last month. The event is the longest continuously run stakes race in North America, and this year marked its 155th anniversary. To ensure not a moment of horseracing action was missed, production of the event included use of FOR-A’s FT-ONE 4K variable frame rate camera, used in conjunction with FOR-A’s ZE-ONE 4K extraction system.
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Worcester State University Upgrades to HD with FOR-A Video Switcher
Worcester State University Upgrades to HD with FOR-A Video SwitcherWhen Worcester State University began its most recent studio upgrade, the school was looking for video equipment to take them into the world of high definition. In the market for a cost-efficient yet feature-rich switcher to train students, the university found what it was looking for in FOR-A’s HVS-390HS video switcher.
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Set Expo 2014: FOR-A To Showcase Range of Video Solutions
Set Expo 2014: FOR-A To Showcase Range of Video SolutionsFOR-A Corporation of America announces it participation at the upcoming SET Expo 2014, taking place at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, Brazil from August 25-27. FOR-A will exhibit a variety of its popular solutions in booth E17, including its full 4K variable frame rate camera, video switchers, signal processors and multi viewers.
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FOR-A Switcher Meets Growing Technical Demands For First Baptist Church Oviedo
FOR-A Switcher Meets Growing Technical Demands For First Baptist Church OviedoEstablished in the 1800s, First Baptist Oviedo is a longstanding Florida-based house of worship that has drastically altered its use of technology in recent years. In 2009, First Baptist Oviedo built a 2,700-seat worship center. Since that time, the church has delivered its message to a wider audience through live streaming, sermon archiving, and the production of podcasts on its website, as well as through its weekly shows on local television.
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FOR-A’s Video Switchers Exceed Expectations At Flatirons Community Church
FOR-A’s Video Switchers Exceed Expectations At Flatirons Community ChurchColorado-based Flatirons Community Church first began working with FOR-A switchers in 2011, when the house of worship purchased an HVS-350HS 1.5 M/E unit for its main campus in the town of Lafayette. Upon the recent opening of its West Campus in Genesee to support the ministry’s continuing growth, the church was in the market for a new video switcher. Having been so pleased with its FOR-A switcher, Flatirons Community Church had no doubts about staying within the FOR-A family for its new unit. The church purchased an HVS-390HS 2 M/E switcher for its main campus, and moved its HVS-350HS switcher to its new satellite campus earlier this year.
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Sun Valley Community Church Relies On FOR-A Video Switchers
Sun Valley Community Church Relies On FOR-A Video SwitchersWhen Arizona-based Sun Valley Community Church made the jump from SD to HD production in its Gilbert campus three years ago, the house of worship began using FOR-A’s HVS-300HS video switcher. Last fall, the church was faced with the decision of purchasing a new switcher for its nearby location in Tempe. Pleased with the ease of use and performance delivered by its FOR-A switcher, Sun Valley chose another FOR-A switcher to get the job done – the HVS-XT100. The house of worship has been successfully using its HVS-XT100 portable video switcher since September 2013.
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Industry Vet Jay Shinn Promoted To VP Of For-A America
Industry Vet Jay Shinn Promoted To VP Of For-A AmericaFOR-A America announces that it has promoted its Northeast Sales Manager, Jay Shinn, to Vice President of the company. Shinn first joined FOR-A in August 2012 to head FOR-A’s sales activity in the Northeastern U.S., including states from Maine to Virginia. An industry vet with extensive experience in the broadcast technology industry, he begins taking on responsibilities in his new role immediately.
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FOR-A To Highlight Wide Range Of Products At Telemundo – Expo Cine Video Television Show 2014
FOR-A To Highlight Wide Range Of Products At Telemundo – Expo Cine Video Television Show 2014FOR-A Corporation of America announces plans to exhibit at this week’s Telemundo – Expo Cine Video Television Show. The company will showcase an array of its video and audio solutions in booth B-3. The show takes place June 3-6 at the Mexico World Trade Center in Mexico City.
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Portability and Performance of New FOR-A XT Series Switchers Gains Attention of Schools, Churches, Production Co’s and Major Broadcasters
Portability and Performance of New FOR-A XT Series Switchers Gains Attention of Schools, Churches, Production Co’s and Major BroadcastersSince its introduction into the market last year, FOR-A’s HVS-XT video production switcher series has proven a popular fit for a wide range of applications. Current customers of FOR-A XT Series switchers include: schools, houses of worship, production companies and major broadcasting networks.
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FOR-A To Highlight New Version Of FT-One 4K Super Slow Mo Camera And File Converter At Cine Gear EXPO 2014
FOR-A To Highlight New Version Of FT-One 4K Super Slow Mo Camera And File Converter At Cine Gear EXPO 2014FOR-A Corporation of America plans to showcase the newest version of its FT-ONE full 4K super slow motion camera at the upcoming Cine Gear Expo, taking place June 5-8 at The Studios at Paramount in Hollywood.
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New FOR-A 4K Compatible Multi Viewer To Make Debut At NAB 2014
New FOR-A 4K Compatible Multi Viewer To Make Debut At NAB 2014
Company to Introduce the MV-4200, MV-42HSA, and MV-1620HSA Multi Viewers
FOR-A Corporation of America announces the introduction of its new 4K compatible MV-1620HSA, MV-42HSA and MV-4200 multi viewers at the NAB Show. The company will exhibit in Booth C5117 during the show, which takes place April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Custom Media Solutions Relies on FOR-A Switcher for High-Profile Live Event Production
Custom Media Solutions Relies on FOR-A Switcher for High-Profile Live Event ProductionSpecializing in high-quality live and post production services, Custom Media Solutions has been depending on FOR-A video switchers to meet its production needs in recent years. The Georgia-based firm first purchased a FOR-A HVS-300HS switcher in 2011, bought an HVS-350HS switcher when they transitioned to full HD, and later became a user of FOR-A’s HVS-XT110 portable switcher. The company recently selected a FOR-A HVS-390HS switcher for use with its wide-ranging video production applications, including live entertainment, conferences and corporate events.
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New FOR-A HVS-390HS Switcher User TNDV To Rely On Unit For Production Of Events Surrounding ACM Awards
Video production company Tennessee Digital Video (TNDV) first used FOR-A’s HVS-390HS video switcher while producing conferences for Atlanta-based Passion City Church. Impressed with the cost efficient switcher, TNDV purchased a 2 M/E HVS-390HS of its own in December 2013. The company will rely on its new switcher for events leading up to the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards on April 6, including production of a 2-day music festival fundraiser and a red carpet show special.
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FOR-A to Show Off Fujitsu IP Encoder and Decoder Solutions at NAB 2014
FOR-A to Show Off Fujitsu IP Encoder and Decoder Solutions at NAB 2014
Company is North American Distributor of Fujitsu Video Transmission Products
At the upcoming NAB Show, FOR-A will showcase Fujitsu’s line of high-performance video transmission solutions. FOR-A will be exhibiting in booth C5117 at NAB, which takes place April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company recently became North American distributor of Fujitsu’s encoder and decoder solutions.
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For-A To Introduce 4K Sensor-Less Virtual Studio System at NAB 2014
VRCAM3 Offers a Virtual Studio for 4K cameras
FOR-A Corporation of America announces the introduction of VRCAM3, its sensor-less virtual studio solution. The VRCAM3 is an economical virtual studio system that links computer graphics to camera motion by simply connecting it to a 4K camera, without the need for a motion sensor. The company will debut the VRCAM3 at the upcoming NAB Show (Booth C5117).
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Flovel to Introduce High-Sensitivity HD Camera at NAB 2014
Flovel to Introduce High-Sensitivity HD Camera at NAB 2014
Camera's 3 HbCMOS Color Sensor Offers Supreme Color Fidelity, Reduced Noise, and Enhanced Sensitivity
At next month’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, FLOVEL Company Japan, a FOR-A Corporation group company, will unveil its new FZ-B3 ultra high-sensitivity HD camera. The company will showcase the FZ-B3 within FOR-A’s NAB booth (C5117).
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FOR-A to Introduce 4K Up Converter at NAB
URC-4000 Turns HD Video into 4K in Real-Time
At the upcoming NAB Show, the spotlight of FOR-A’s show booth will be an array of new 4K products, including the introduction of the URC-4000 super resolution 4K up converter. The URC-4000 provides powerful up-conversion and turns HD video into 4K in real-time. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth C5117 at the show, which runs April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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NAB 2014: FOR-A To Show New Version of FT-ONE 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera, Debut 4K Extraction System
At the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas, FOR-A will showcase a new version of its FT-ONE 4K super slow motion camera. The new version of the FT-ONE offers fiber I/O connections built directly into the unit for ease of use when shooting from the field. The company’s new ZE-ONE 4K extraction system will also be a highlight of the company’s booth (C5117), making its first NAB appearance.
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NAB 2014: FOR-A Continues to Focus on 4K
4K Booth Highlights Include an Updated FT-ONE Camera, New Extraction System, Multi Viewers, Virtual Studio System and Up Converter
At next month’s NAB 2014 Show, FOR-A Corporation of America will introduce several new 4K products and showcase a wide range of its popular solutions for the professional video and broadcast industries. Aligning with its NAB theme, “FOR-A for a 4K future,” the company’s primary focus will be on demonstrating cost-effective products for every stage of the 4K workflow – from capturing, processing, switching, and viewing, to recording stunning 4K images. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth C5117 at the show, which runs April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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FOR-A To Make First Appearance At Satellite 2014
FOR-A To Make First Appearance At Satellite 2014FOR-A announces plans to display several highlights in its product range, including video encoder, signal processor, and frame rate conversion technology, at the upcoming SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition. Held March 10-13 at the Walter E. Convention Center in Washington, D.C., FOR-A will make its debut at SATELLITE in booth 3113.
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Ricardo Milani Joins FOR-A as Sales Engineer for South America
Ricardo Milani Joins FOR-A as Sales Engineer for South AmericaFOR-A Corporation of America announces that Ricardo Milani has joined the company as a sales engineer in South America. His focus is to provide sales and technical support specifically in Brazil, and he will also assist with sales in other South American countries, including Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Milani began his position at FOR-A in late January and is based out of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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FOR-A Super Slo Mo, Video Archiving, And Frame Rate Conversion Technology Employed For Coverage Of Winter Games
FOR-A Super Slo Mo, Video Archiving, And Frame Rate Conversion Technology Employed For Coverage Of Winter GamesFOR-A has announced that several of its products are being used for production of the upcoming Winter Games. Networks in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, and Japan are deploying the company’s 4K super slow motion camera, video archiving recorder, and frame rate converter technology for their coverage of sporting events.
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FOR-A YEM Eletex Honored With 2013 NATAS Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award
FOR-A YEM Eletex Honored With 2013 NATAS Technology & Engineering Emmy® AwardThe FOR-A Group was recently honored as a recipient of the 2013 Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards from the National Academy of Television Art & Sciences (NATAS). The prestigious award recognizes excellence and innovation in technology and engineering, and was given to FOR-A YEM Eletex Co., Ltd., a FOR-A group company, for the development, standardization and productization of the HD serial digital interface. The NATAS 65th annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards were presented at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 9th.
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NYIT’S Communications Department Relies On FOR-A’s HVS-390HS Video Switcher
NYIT’S Communications Department Relies On FOR-A’s HVS-390HS Video SwitcherWhen the Communication Arts Department at the Long Island campus of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) began the process of upgrading its studio to HD last year, the school looked for a reliable, cost-effective switcher. NYIT uses video production for hands-on classroom training and for show production for its global digital network, so the video switcher had to be easy to use and flexible for a variety of production scenarios. The school selected FOR-A’s HVS-390HS switcher, which has proven an ideal fit since its installation last September.
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FOR-A’S FT-ONE 4K Camera Awarded 2013 Government Video Salute, Used For NASA Space Launch
FOR-A’S FT-ONE 4K Camera Awarded 2013 Government Video Salute, Used For NASA Space LaunchFOR-A’s FT-ONE full 4K variable frame rate camera was awarded a 2013 "Government Video" Salute Award. Presented by Government Video magazine, the awards honor the 10 most innovative products on the Government Video Expo show floor. GV Expo was held last month at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
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New Control Room At Historic Trinity Church Built Around FOR-A Switcher
New Control Room At Historic Trinity Church Built Around FOR-A SwitcherLocated in the heart of Wall Street, Trinity Church was the first Anglican church in Manhattan. Founded in 1697, the iconic church has a rich history, including several signers of the Declaration of Independence (Alexander Hamilton is one) being laid to rest in its burial grounds. Aiming to preserve its 17th century roots while using 21st century technology to spread the message of the church, Trinity began planning the construction of a new control room early last year. The new control room was completed last month and is centered around a FOR-A 2 M/E HVS-390HS video production switcher.
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For-A’s HVS-390HS Production Switcher Provides Value And Flexibility To Diverse New Customer Roster
For-A’s HVS-390HS Production Switcher Provides Value And Flexibility To Diverse New Customer RosterCompact and cost efficient, FOR-A’s HVS-390HS video production switcher has proven itself ideal for a wide variety of applications. First introduced last year at NAB, current customers of the 1 M/E to 2 M/E switcher include houses of worship, universities, public access television stations, major newsgathering organizations, government agencies and network news stations.
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FOR-A’S 4K Extraction System To Make U.S. Debut At Sports Video Group Summit
At the upcoming Sports Video Group Summit, FOR-A will demo its new ZE-ONE 4K extraction system for the first time in the U.S. The ZE-ONE was developed for use with FOR-A’s FT-ONE 4K super slow motion camera, which will also be at the event. FOR-A will also highlight its FA-1010 multi-channel signal processor at the summit, which takes place December 16-17th at the New York Hilton.
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FOR-A Named North American Distributor Of Fujitsu IP Series Video Encoders And Decoders
FOR-A Named North American Distributor Of Fujitsu IP Series Video Encoders And DecodersFOR-A announces that it has become a distributor of Fujitsu’s high-performance encoders and decoders in North America. Used by top North American broadcasters, the Fujitsu IP series of H.264 video encoders and decoders became available for purchase through FOR-A on October 1, 2013.
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FOR-A To Exhibit At Upcoming Government Video Expo
FOR-A will demo several products at next month’s Government Video Expo, which takes place December 3-5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The company will exhibit in booth #807 and show switcher, multi-viewer, video stabilizer and video clip server technology.
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CCW 2013: FOR-A To Display A Variety Of Its Product Offerings
CCW 2013: FOR-A To Display A Variety Of Its Product OfferingsAt the upcoming Content and Communications World Expo (CCW), FOR-A will display a number of its popular solutions in booth #909. Among the booth highlights will be the company’s 4K super slow motion camera, video production switcher and video stabilizer technology. CCW is an annual convention focused on media and entertainment technology that includes HDWorld, SATCON, and the Production + Post conferences, and will take place November 13-14th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.
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