The Fairlight CVI (Computer Video Instrument) was an early video synthesiser developed in Australia in the 1980′s. It was intended to be a ‘video version’ of the iconic Fairlight CMI (Computer Music Instrument).
FairlightCVI.com has been developed by VJzoo to share resources and information about the Fairlight CVI which has achieved a sort of cult status due to its distinctive effects which had such an influence in the development of the 1980′s “MTV” look.
BBC demo of Fairlight CVI:
An old page with info about the history of the Fairlight CVI as well as some useful tech info is on Audiovisualizers.
This site is not associated with the Fairlight company. Their official site is FairlightAU.com.