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Relentlessly innovating, the vision of Ross Video is to lead the world in video production solutions by delivering the world’s widest range of products and services for augmented reality and virtual sets, mobile and live-event s, real-time motion graphics, cameras, camera tracking, and camera robotics, workflow management for news, assets and social media, production switchers, routers and other infrastructure systems, and more.

Ross products and services are designed to offer best-in-class system integration and unmatched customer choice by both working together seamlessly and integrating tightly with third-party solutions.

Ross Video includes telephone and email support for the life of the product with offices around the world staffed by technical experts 24 hours a day, 365 days a year—even for products bought on eBay. Recognizing the time-critical nature of the media and entertainment industry, all Ross employees are empowered to provide “whatever it takes” customer service, even down to renting helicopters when necessary to deliver needed parts and service.

Ross Video designs, markets, manufactures, and supports a wide range of innovative systems for use in broadcast, and other live event production applications. Ross products are found in over 100 countries and are used 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to produce and manage video, audio, data and assets. Ross has worldwide reach with sales office locations throughout Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, China, Singapore, and Brazil, with more office openings planned in the future.

Ross product lines include:

Production Switchers

Acuity - Large production switcher
Carbonite Black - Mid-size switchers
Carbonite Black Solo - Economical compact switcher

Real Time Motion Graphics Systems

XPression - Real-time motion graphics systems and workflow tools
Clips - Clip server with fast recalls, baseband video ingest, and clip playback
Tessera - Multi-Display designer / controller for Sports Venues and Studio Video Walls
Trackless Studio - All-in-one virtual production tool

Control Systems

OverDrive - Automated production control system
DashBoard - Facility control and monitoring using custom panels to simplify operations
MC1 Master Control - Modular, card based, dedicated system
AirCleaner - Profanity elimination delay


ACID - Image acquisition with maximum HD performance in any studio environment
PIVOT - Low cost yet high performance image capture with all in one PTZF device

Robotic Camera Systems

Furio RC - Remote control system combining a dolly, lift, and pan/tilt head
Furio Robo - Track-based system
CamBot - High-payload systems from simple pan / tilt heads to free roaming pedestals
SmartShell - Unified control application with user interface

Signal Processing

openGear - Open architecture platform under one control system
GearLite - Small and portable modules designed as Point-of-Use products

Routing Systems

Ultrix Series - Compact platform with 12 Gb/s, audio processing, and multi-viewers
NK Series - Wide variety of matrix sizes and types, control panels and control system

Augmented Reality and Virtual Set Solutions

UX Virtual Operating Environment - Control center for operating in virtual environments
SolidTrack Camera Tracking - Mobile tracking for in-studio and in-venue applications
UltrachromeHR - Chroma key system that includes 4:4:4 processing

Assembly Production Solutions

LCS - Integrated video production system for assemblies such as legislatures

Workflow Management Systems

Inception News - Newsroom content and editorial system with social media integration
Inception Social - Toolset to curate social media content for use in productions
Inception Live - Toolset for live event production with social media integration
Streamline Media Asset Management - Indexing and cataloging of graphics, video, and other assets Horizon Enterprise Connector - Explore, search, and reuse content from networked Inception systems


Mira Replay - Instant replays for live televised event

Production Servers

Mira Production - Recording and playback of multiple video signals for live television production tasks
Tria - Clip server to play animated transitions and video clips for live production with switchers