New at IBC this year will be the first two introductions in a new product category from FOR-A – the SOAR-A series. The name stands for Software Optimized Appliance Revolutionized by FOR-A and marks the company’s direction toward a software-based strategy for a variety of applications. First out of the gate in the SOAR-A line will be SOAR-A Edge – highly secure IP transport appliances from two- to 16-channels; and SOAR-A IPTV – an ultra-low latency, web distribution service that provides streaming from one location via WebRTC to any number of remote browsers or set top boxes. Detailed information on SOAR-A line is available here: https://www.for-a.com/products/soara/
FOR-A will exhibit in Hall 2, Stand A51 during the IBC show.
With a combination of new and expanded partnerships and an emphasis on software-defined advances, FOR-A has created a complete solution that addresses a variety of live video production applications, such as broadcast, sports, corporate, and houses of worship. The SOAR-A system serves content creators transitioning to all flavors of IP, including SMPTE ST 2110; live event producers looking for a 12G 4K video production solution; as well as those looking for a workflow with low latency, software-based services.