FOR-A to Highlight Video Writer, Frame Synch, Color Corrector


Last Updated: February 18, 2009 7:52 pm GMT
(Cypress, California--February 18, 2009) FOR-A Corporation of America will showcase the FVW-500HS HD/SD Video Writer (formerly named the MBP-100VW) at the 2009 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 18-23, 2009 (Booth SU3507). The perfect solution for visually illustrating sports color commentary, the FVW-500HS is also great for weather and news programs. This system can also be used effectively for educational and medical applications

The FVW-500HS video writer (or telestrator) has a touch-screen monitor so users can draw and point with a finger over HD/SD-SDI video in real time. It has pre-programmed lines shapes, circles, arrows, spotlights, numeric icons and can also be used for freehand drawing. Properties like line thickness, color and edges can be altered with on-screen menus. In addition, it can display AVI animations and short movie clips. Users can import their own Icons animations and video clips. The unit also has a TGA file to AVI file converter.

Operators can key the image to air from the touch panel display. The unit can be set up with internal key or through a switcher keyer. The FVW-500HS offers ease of use through its customizable buttons for often-used operations. The FVW-500HS features standard HD/SD input and output, and works with a variety of formats (1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, NTSC and PAL).

FOR-A is a major manufacturer and distributor of video and audio systems to the broadcast, postproduction and professional video markets. For more information about FOR-A’s product line, call 714-894-3311 or visit our web site at


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