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Ross XPression Graphics Sparkle on FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance

Iroquois, ON, Canada – August 3, 2011 – FOX’s highly-rated summer series, So You Think You Can Dance, went live this season with a new graphics platform from Ross Video. The XPression 2D/3D CG and Motion Graphics System provides all of the on-screen graphics during the show, including dancer ID’s and full-screens.

“We’re very pleased that the production team from So You Think You Can Dance was open to trying a new graphics platform.? said Brian Olson, Marketing Product Manager for XPression. “When we dropped off the XPression a couple days before air, the engineers at CBS Television City, where the show is produced, were pleasantly surprised. They racked it up, connected the wires, booted the system, and animated graphics showed up on the production switcher already timed. They more

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Sinclair Selects OverDrive APC for Three Facilities

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – July 29, 2011 – Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the industry’s largest television broadcasting companies, have purchased Ross Video’s OverDrive for three facilities.

Sinclair, headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland will launch automated productions in Texas, Maine and Tennessee during the summer of 2011. The adoption of OverDrive Automated Production Control came after a full review by Sinclair of available technologies.

“After carefully researching numerous news automated production systems it became clear to us at Sinclair Broadcast Group, that Ross Overdrive and the Vision switcher was a smart choice,? said Mark Nadeau, Director of TV Production, Sinclair Broadcast Group. “From Overdrive’s flexible user friendly template building process, it’s well thought out touch screen user interface and the power packed Vision switcher with its open architecture we can interface with the peripheral tools that we choose. We are confident more

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Ross Video and Mass Relevance Team Up To Provide Live Twitter Feeds on NBC’s The Voice

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – July 5, 2011 – NBC’s new top-rated show, The Voice, went live Tuesday, June 7th with on-screen Twitter feeds provided by Ross Video’s XPression 2D/3D CG & Motion Graphics System and social data feeds moderated by the Mass Relevance Platform. XPression graphics were used for both the lower third Tweet display on-air and a Twitter stream that ran across four flat-screen monitors in The Voice Social Media Room, the show’s social media headquarters. more

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Ross Video New @ IBC 2011 Stand # 9.C20

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – June 29, 2011

Ross Video will show the latest in television live production and infrastructure solutions at IBC 2011in Amsterdam. All product lines will showcase their advancements on Ross’ newly expanded IBC stand. Be sure to stop by stand 9.C20, to see these exciting new developments as well as one or two last minute surprises.

Vision QMD & Octane Production Switchers

Ross Video’s Vision Series high-end production switcher family marks another industry first with the addition of selectable user layouts for its unique internal MultiViewers. Vision MultiViewers offer tremendous flexibility and cost savings while dramatically simplifying control room design, integration and cabling. Vision series production power has been further enhanced with the addition of the new 8 keyer MultiDSK module, doubling the layering power of program outputs. This new module is backward compatible with more

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Global Television Upgrades Enterprise-wide
News Graphics Workflow with Ross XPression

Iroquois, ON, Canada – June 21, 2011 – Global Television in Canada will upgrade their entire news graphics workflow at their broadcast centers in Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver, in addition to news bureaus in 9 other cities, with Ross XPression 2D/3D CG’s and associated workflow tools.

Going on-air in August with XPression, Global will now have four channels of playout for every control room, MOS workflow, design tools, NLE integration with GV Aurora editing systems, and order/asset management provided by Ross openMAM partner, MediaBeacon.

“XPression was the only CG product we found that could operate at a high level without any connection to playout hardware,? said Gerry Belec, Director, Technology and Design, Shaw Media. “We are moving our news production away from dedicated hardware to desktop applications and this more

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Ross Video Introduces Nielsen Watermarks Encoder

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – April 4, 2011 – Ross Video will be introducing the openGear Nielsen Watermarks Encoder at NAB 2011.

The NWE-3G Nielsen Watermarks Encoder modular solution comprises a 16 audio channel, 3Gb/s processing core incorporating the new Nielsen Watermarks. As an openGear solution the NWE-3G is designed for the transmission path with relay bypass on the rear module, redundant power, remote control with DashBoard, SNMP, and datasafe. The openGear platform supports up to 5 NWE-3G’s to support environments where multiple channels are being released.

“Ratings have never been more important. Ensuring that you get the ratings you deserve is what the NWE-3G is all about,? said Eric Goodmurphy, Marketing Product Manager, openGear. “The NWE-3G with 3 Gb/s I/O and 16 channels of audio processing rates number one in inserting Nielsen watermarks.?

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Ross Video Packs Big Production Power in New 2 MLE Switcher

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – April 4, 2011 – Ross Video Introduces CarboniteTM – A Big Switcher Production Power in an affordable mid-size package at NAB 2011. more

Ross Video and NVerzion Create One-Stop Solution

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – March 30, 2011 – Ross Video collaborates with NVerzion, packaging their SoftMetal Video Servers with NVerzion’s Master Control Automation. more

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Ross Video Appoints Ty Atherholt Key Accounts Manager – US Station Groups

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – March 28, 2010 – Ross Video announces the appointment of Ty Atherholt, as Key Accounts Manager – US Station Groups. more

Willow Creek Community Church Launches New Campus with Ross CrossOver Solo

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – March 28, 2011 – Willow Creek Community Church prepares for their new campus launch in Huntley, IL with a Ross Video CrossOver 12 Solo compact production switcher. more

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