HPVIDEO incorporates FFV’s DVR

HPVIDEO, a provider of video
assist equipment for the motion picture industry, has incorporated Fast Forward
Video’s Recon DVR board-level digital video recorder (DVR) into its new
Briefcase portable video playback system. Fast Forward Video (FFV) is a recognized
innovator of DVR technology for broadcast, professional video, presentation,
and military applications.
FFV’s Recon DVR is an
ultra-compact system that delivers extraordinary image quality and scalable
compression for a wide range of real-world OEM applications. The Recon DVR
provides integrated recording capabilities in HPVIDEO’s new Briefcase, a
portable, dual-camera HDD video assist system that enables movie producers and
directors to play out and view a scene before committing it to film. The Briefcase
provides built-in intercom capabilities, dual tuners, and dual 7″
touch-screen monitors, and enables playback on up to four external
“The Briefcase is
designed to provide all of the built-in video assist capabilities that even the
most complex, large-scale production might require, in a single compact package
— and the Recon DVR makes it possible,” said Hamayak Pertshikyan,
president of HPVIDEO. “With the Recon DVR, we knew we would be able to
provide a highly flexible solution without sacrificing performance or image
quality, and FFV’s global industry reputation and excellent customer service
were also large selling points.”
“HPVIDEO’s Briefcase
is exactly the type of product that the Recon DVR was designed for,” said
Hal J. Reisiger, president and CEO of Fast Forward Video. “As the video
recording engine for the Briefcase, the Recon DVR provides robust playback
capabilities at a resolution that mimics the actual quality of the filmed

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