March 7, 2017
Cypress, CA, March 7, 2017 – FOR-A Corporation of America and ClassX announce today an exclusive sales and service agreement between the two companies. FOR-A America will now offer, on an exclusive basis, the ClassX solution of 2D/3D character generation and live motion graphics and play out software in North, Central, and South America. The agreement provides broadcasters and live event producers with the ability to create and play out ClassX real-time broadcast graphics integrated with FOR-A video switchers.
The FOR-A/ClassX combination will be seen at 2017 NAB SHOW in the FOR-A booth - #C5117 where ClassX' graphics, 3D animation and video playout will be demonstrated on FOR-A video switchers, including our Thunderbolt™ interface collaboration.
"With ClassX, a premium graphics suite of solutions, our FOR-A portfolio of live production solutions becomes a complete range of best-in-class solutions," said Hiro Tanoue, President of FOR-A America. "Adding ClassX to the FOR-A suite of live production switchers strengthens our graphics reach to end users in university, digital signage, live events, and sports production applications. We're thrilled to offer such a powerful and cost-effective graphics creation tool."
Since 1991, ClassX has a record of meeting the demands of thousands of mission-critical customers from international markets including TV stations, network broadcasters, sports providers, government organizations, universities, news agencies and betting channels.
"With customers like RAI, Mediaset, RSS, Discovery, MTV, BBC UK, Deejay TV and experience covering events such as Platinum Gold, the Beijing Olympics, the European Athletics championships, Sam Remo and Mss Italia, ClassX is well established internationally. We're thrilled to partner with FOR-A to expand out ClassX suite of live 3D graphics solutions in the American market," said ClassX CEO Michele Puccini.
ClassX offers a complete solution with pixel-perfect, real-time 2D and 3D motion graphics and titling, SportsGraphics, SocialServer, MOS newsroom interface, clip playing automation, picture-in-picture and a multi-functional scripting facility.
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.