(Cypress, CA--March 22, 2018) 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.
The FOR-A/Envivo Replay combination will be seen at the 2018 NAB Show in FOR-A’s booth, #C5117 - where Envivo Replay will be demonstrated working in conjunction with FOR-A’s video switchers. Envivo Replay will also be featured in the Variant Systems Group NAB booth, #SL15206.
"With the Envivo Replay premium live event replay solution, FOR-A’s portfolio of live production offerings becomes a complete range of best-in-class solutions," said Ken Truong, President of FOR-A America. "Adding Envivo Replay to the FOR-A suite of live production switchers strengthens our live production offering to end users in universities, digital signage, live events and sports production applications. We're thrilled to offer such a powerful and cost-effective replay solution."
Launched at the 2017 NAB Show, 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, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, WeChat, and Sina Weibo, as well as support for high speed super slow-motion cameras.
"We are delighted to partner with FOR-A to promote Envivo Replay in North, Central, and South America," said Adolfo Rodriguez, Variant Systems Group Co-Founder and CEO. “We provide a user-friendly touch screen interface that allows anyone to very quickly become a replay operator and start contributing to the storytelling process of live sporting event coverage, making it the perfect workflow companion to FOR-A switchers.”
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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. For a full range of HD and 4K production and processing solutions, as well as IP-based products, visit our web site at www.for-a.com
About Variant Systems Group
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon and founded by a team of video professionals with over 60 years of combined industry knowledge specific to the Live Production market and live event workflows, Variant Systems Group provides a top-notch live replay product “Envivo Replay” that fills a gap in the college sports market, as well as the high-end production market. Envivo Replay delivers ease of use, intuitive and ergonomic designs, and flexibility in addition to features, and workflows to support revenue-generating models. VSG’s Live Replay solution offers a proprietary user interface, which capitalizes on the effective interface of touch-screen input, as well as mechanical hardware control input devices. For additional information please visit www.envivoreplay.com