FOR-A to showcase equipment at the 22nd GV Expo


FOR-A announced 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 from 29 to 30 November at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
in Washington, D.C.

One FOR-A booth highlight at the show will be the HVS-100 portable video switcher.
Offering exceptional cost performance, the switcher features mixed HD/SD input,
frame synchronising, re-sizing engine, 2.5D wipe effects, clip memory, DVE, Chroma
keyer and DSK. The HVS-100 also features a built-in Web server that allows users to
change switcher settings from a tablet or PC. A wide variety of customers rely on
FOR-A’s HVS-100 switcher, including content creators for government, media, and
entertainment, schools, houses of worship and corporate presentation venues.

FOR-A will also showcase ODYSSEY’s Insight Production Server – a versatile four
channel playout system designed for studio and OB Van environments. Offering a Web
interface for control from any device, the multi channel video server provides a wide
range of supported wrappers and codecs for media contribution and video playout
tasks. Insight’s flexible event processor allows users to connect multiple devices and
interact with video switchers, routing switchers, CG generators, GPIO connected
devices and other studio equipment to orchestrate event triggering for a seamless

FOR-A will also showcase ClassX’s 3D graphic generator at GV Expo. Earlier this year,
FOR-A became the exclusive distributor of the ClassX’s premium suite of graphics
solutions in North, Central and South America. Customers now have the ability to
integrate ClassX real-time broadcast graphics with FOR-A video switchers. ClassX
solutions have been used by TV stations, network broadcasters, sports providers,
government organisations, universities, news agencies and betting channels for more
than 25 years.

The company will also display its LTR-200HS7 LTO-7 multi codec archiving recorder at
the show. Ideal for both archiving and exchange of recorded material or programs,
highlights of the LTR-200HS7 unit include HD/SD-SDI input/output, broadcast-quality
codecs, 6 TB of internal storage for backup and MXF (OP-1a) wrapping and


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