- Nook Schoenfeld
Roland noted that its compact and portable V-1HD Video Switcher, which can accommodate up to four HDMI audio/video sources with resolutions up to 1080p and features a host of professional compositing effects and creative video switching capabilities, is now shipping. The Roland V-1HD provides switching for up to four HDMI A/V sources including cameras, computers, tablets, smartphones and Blu-ray players, thanks to its HDCP copy protection support. Its high-definition output can be switched between 720p (from 720p inputs), 1080i or 1080p. In either 1080i or 1080p output mode, the V-1HD can accept both 1080p and 1080i input signals simultaneously, allowing use with a range of sources. It has a 12-channel audio mixer for mixing stereo audio from HDMI and external stereo audio sources and its dedicated microphone input. The V-1HD includes two HDMI program and preview outputs and a stereo audio output.