NAB Show New York: FOR-A Booth to Highlight Video Switcher, Graphics & Signal Processing Technologies

Cypress, California

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Robin Hoffman

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Cypress, CA, October 11, 2017 – At the upcoming NAB Show New York, FOR-A® will showcase some of its popular video switcher, graphics and signal processing solutions. FOR-A will exhibit in booth N224 at NAB Show New York, which takes place October 18-19 at the Javits Convention Center.

“NAB Show New York gives us the opportunity to connect with many current and potential customers in the northeast region,” said Jay Shinn, Vice President, FOR-A America. “The area is very important to FOR-A, and we’re happy to work with many broadcasters and content creators in the region. We look forward to showcasing some of our great technologies to attendees, and to also getting feedback from industry professionals about what their current video production needs and challenges are.”

FOR-A video switchers shown at NAB New York will include the compact, cost-efficient HVS-490 and HVS-100 units. Offering 4K-UHD and 3G capabilities, the HVS-490 is the latest solution in FOR-A’s line of HANABI switchers. The unit began shipping over the summer to a wide variety of customers, including houses of worship, video equipment rental companies and event spaces. With use of optional input and output expansion cards, the HVS-490 supports 40 inputs/18 outputs, 36 inputs/20 outputs or 32 inputs/22 outputs, including two-channel HDMI outputs. In 4K-UHD, it allows 10 inputs/six outputs, nine inputs/six outputs or eight inputs/seven outputs. It also has 16 channels of 2.5 DVE as standard and can be optionally expanded to a maximum of 32 channels. The HVS-100 portable video switcher boasts exceptional cost performance, and features mixed HD/SD input, a built-in Web server, clip memory, frame synchronizing, re-sizing engine, 2.5D wipe effects, DVE, Chroma keyer and DSK.

FOR-A will also show the ODYSSEY Insight multi channel video server in its booth. Designed specifically for environments with evolving infrastructure that requires flexible file support, ease of use and event synchronization, the Insight video server offers a wide range of supported wrappers and codecs, and is an excellent tool for media contribution and video playout tasks.

About FOR-A

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

FOR-A CORPORATION OF AMERICA, 11155 Knott Ave., Suite G&H, Cypress, C.A. 90630 Phone: 714-894-3311, Fax 714-894-5399 Web site: