FOR-A To Demo FT-ONE-SS4K Super Slow-Motion Cameras At IBC

During the 2019 Champions League final in Madrid, several FOR-A ultra high-speed FT-ONE-SS4K cameras were utilized for critical slow motion replays as part of the live broadcast. The same camera will be on display within the FOR-A booth (Hall 2, Stand A51) during IBC 2019 at the RAI Amsterdam this week. The FT-ONE-SS4K will be demonstrated with […]

At IBC, FOR-A to Intro Multi-Format Frame Rate Converter, Signal Processor, Motion Compensated Converter

At IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), FOR-A will introduce a multi-format frame rate converter, the latest version of its most popular signal processor, and the new InSync motion-compensated converter. IBC 2019 will be held Sept. 13-17 at the RAI Amsterdam. FOR-A will exhibit in Hall 2, Stand A51. Selected for use at the upcoming 2019 World Rugby […]

FOR-A’s IBC Focus: IP Connectivity, HDR Resolution

For years FOR-A has been designing and manufacturing production switchers, video servers, keyers and test signal generators that support both 12G-SDI/4K and 3G-SDI/HD resolution. At IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) the company will again highlight its wide range of 12G-SDI/4K systems but will also emphasize the capabilities of its video-over-IP compatible technology. Other FOR-A booth […]

Nepal Television Upgrading To HD With FOR-A

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 Jan. 31, 2019, Nepal Television will be running three HD studios, replacing all of its current equipment from […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | https://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A is demonstrating its end-to-end line of video production tools and unveiling several solutions, including video switcher, frame rate converter, routing switcher and technologies that support UHD resolution, high dynamic range (HDR) and wide color gamut (WCG), various codecs, 12G-SDI and IP. FOR-A will showcase the new MBP-1000VS video […]

FOR-A Exclusive Distributor of Envivo Replay

FOR-A Corp. of America and Variant Systems Group have formed 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 […]

Olympic-Type Tech On Tap In South Korea

With the Winter Olympics underway from Pyeongchang, South Korea, here’s a look at some of the various tech vendors and the equipment that’s making it possible for NBC to provide a record 2,400 hours of coverage.

Olympics: Tirico Debut, Ice Skaters Stumble

NBC’s first night, before Friday’s opening ceremony, had the feel of spring training. You could see it in the team ice skating, where men took tumbles one after the other. NBC’s Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, to their credit, didn’t make excuses for anyone

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FOR-A’s New FVW-700 4K Telestrator Ships

FOR-A’s recently introduced FVW-700 4K 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, Columbus, Ohio-based video production provider Lyon Video and the Rochester Institute of Technology. MTVG […]

Ken Truong Named President of FOR-A America

FOR-A Corp. of America, a manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, today named Ken Truong president of FOR-A Corp. of America, effective Aug. 1. He was previously FOR-A’s chief technical officer. Truong’s career with FOR-A has spanned 18 years, during which he served as technical director and then […]

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For-A Ships InSync Tech MCC-4K Converter

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For-A, InSync Form Joint Venture To Address 8K

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WICZ Adds ClassX Graphics Software

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: https://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A will introduce the latest product in Fujitsu’s line of video transmission solutions, 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. FOR-A is a distributor of Fujitsu’s high-performance […]

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Picture This: Graphics Move Beyond Quality

The graphics systems broadcasters rely on daily to make news, sports and weather reports more appealing and informative have advanced quite far — so much so that quality has become a given. To differentiate themselves, vendors now are focusing on the finer points like tighter workflow integration. But that’s just one of the many trends broadcasters can expect in graphics systems on the exhibit floor at the 2017 NAB Show. (Ross Video photo) Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of broadcast graphics vendors and products, or here to download it as a PDF.

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: http://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A will showcase over 15 new products, 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 infrasturcture. FOR-A will re-affirm its emphasis on comprehensive product integration with a […]

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FOR-A And ClassX Ink Distribution Deal

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Canadian Cable Channel Adds For-A Server

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FOR-A Lowers Prices On Server, Stabilizer

From The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: www.for-a.com FOR-A demonstrated a number of products at the NAB Show. They include: 4K Multi-Viewer Technology The new MV-1200 4K multi-viewer and MFR-16MV multi-viewer output board option for the MFR-3000 routing switcher. FOR-A will also showcase new features for its popular 4K-compatible MV-4200 multi-viewer solution. Making its debut at […]

FOR-A To Showcase Video Switchers At WFX

FOR-A will showcase its lineup of video switchers at the upcoming Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (WFX), which takes place Nov. 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. Debuting in the U.S. at NAB […]

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FOR-A To Feature Video Switcher, Signal Processors

FOR-A | Booth 816 | Website: www.for-a.com At the upcoming Content and Communications World (CCW) Expo, taking place November 11-12 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, FOR-A will spotlight its video switchers and signal processors. As Fujitsu’s exclusive North American distributor, FOR-A will also be showcasing Fujitsu encoding and decoding technology. One FOR-A […]

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FOR-A Debuts 4K Super-Slo-Mo Camera, Converter

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FOR-A To Intro 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera

FOR-A Providing Slo-Mo, More At Olympics

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For-A To Show Off Super Bowl 4K Camera At NAB

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Getting Up To (High) Speed On Super Slo Mo

For the big game, CBS will take advantage of recent developments in 4K high-speed and high-resolution videography to not only slow down action in replays without noticeable motion blur or pixilation, but also to zoom in closely to see if a player’s foot is out of bounds or if the football breaks the plane of the end zone. Other networks are also working to push the envelope with high-speed, high-res cameras and Sony is working on next-generation sports production technology.

For-A Unveils Multi-Matrix Color Corrector

For-A Corp. of America, a manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, is unveiling the DCC-7000 — a new real-time, multi-matrix color corrector — designed for live sports and post-production applications.  As the live HD/SD-SDI signal passes through the DCC-7000, the unit performs real-time adjustment, enhancement and color correction of […]

Katsuaki Kiyohara Appointed New FOR-A President

FOR-A Co., a manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, today promoted Katsuaki Kiyohara from vice president to president. He succeeds Keizo Kiyohara, his father and the company’s founder, who now becomes chairman of the board and continues as the CEO of FOR-A Group. Katsuaki Kiyohara assumes his new role […]

IBC 2011: FOR-A Products Preview

2011 IBC Show Preview FOR-A Stand 2.A51   FOR-A Co. is a manufacturer and distributor of video and audio systems to the broadcast, postproduction and professional video markets. Beyond its cost effective new MV-42HS HD/SD Multi Viewer and SmartStudio all-in-one production system, the company has a collection of established products that are ideal for a […]

NAB 2011: FOR-A Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview FOR-A Booth C5219 FOR-A, a manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, has announced a new interface that allows the HVS-350HS HD/SD 1.5 M/E digital video switcher to control the Abekas Mira Production Server. The interface will be part of FOR-A’s NAB Show display. With […]