Mobile TV Group Adds FOR-A Telestrators for Live Sports Production

Date: 19/11/2020
Mobile TV Group Adds FOR-A Telestrators for Live Sports Production

FOR-A Corporation of America today announced Mobile TV Group, which maintains a fleet of more than two dozen mobile production units across major U.S. cities, added four new FVW-700 telestrators to its live production trucks this year, including two last month. Based in Englewood, Colo., Mobile TV Group provides live production services extensively for NBA, NHL, and MLB coverage, among other projects.

“Telestrators are an important part of live sports coverage” explained Nick Garvin, COO of Mobile TV Group. “We’ve been standardizing with FOR-A telestrators in our mobile units for years because they are reliable and easy to use.”

“FOR-A has been making telestrators for decades, and the FVW-700 has become an industry standard for production trucks over the past few years,” said David Morris, FOR-A western regional sales manager. “Live sports production is a mainstay for broadcasters and cable networks, and schedules are starting to return to pre-COVID levels. The FVW-700 helps Mobile TV Group deliver more engaging sports content reliably and affordably.”

With extensive creative options for on-screen annotating, the FVW-700 telestrator is available in three configurations to fit specific needs, including 4K, HDMI, and all-in-one models. Users can draw freehand, as well as straight lines and graphic shapes, using a variety of lines, thickness, edge width, and colors. Numbers, still images, and animations can also be placed over video. Advanced tools include automatic freehand formation, which uses a noise reduction algorithm to allow sharp angles as well as shaped smooth objects, and edge joining, which uses an edge-rendering algorithm that recognizes edges of lines drawn as outlines of a larger shape and joins them. Its wireless tablet option allows operators to control the FVW-700 via the network, which enables multiple operators or commentators to draw on the screen remotely and simultaneously.

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 www.for-a.com.



Tags: FOR-A | telestrator | sports production | live production
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