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Company Profile

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

Ross product lines include:

Acuity Series
Acuity is our top of the line, large production switcher designed to handle the world’s most challenging live events.

Carbonite Black Series
Carbonite Black uses the absolute latest technology to pack unprecedented production power into a super compact frame. The Ross Multi-Definition Production Engine that lies at the heart of Carbonite Black offers the same pristine processing used on other Ross switchers – precisely tuned for this new platform.

CrossOver Series
The CrossOver production switchers are a budget sensitive solution that offers broadcast-quality live production in a durable, space conscious platform.

OverDrive Automated Production Control System
The OverDrive Automated Production Control System is a touch screen control system that extends the Technical Director's reach to include all devices in an on air production control room. Enabling more consistent and efficient productions, OverDrive is truly revolutionary.

Inception Social Media Management
Social media has changed the world, offering new ways to connect with your most important asset - your audience. Inception answers the challenge of managing these connections by enabling the efficient and controlled delivery of your stories, promotions, messages and announcements through social media.

XPression 3D Character Generator & Graphics System
XPression is a high quality 3D character generator and broadcast production graphics platform incorporating over 20 years of live broadcast graphics experience. It offers a very powerful tool set - yet with an intuitive user interface.

CamBot Robotic Camera Systems
The CamBot series consists of a 500 series, 600 series and 700 series pedestals that are robust, durable and precise studio workhorses – distinguished by their ability to accept industry leading payloads of up to 200 pounds on the 700 Series pedestals.

Furio Robotic Camera Systems
Furio Robotic Camera Systems are available in 2 variants – Furio Robo (Full Robotics System) and Furio RC (Remote Control System). Furio's absolute positioning system and rail based tracking sets it apart from the competition and makes it ideally suited to virtual set and augmented reality applications.

NK Series Routing Systems
NK Series Routing Systems are a comprehensive family of routing solutions with a wide variety of matrix sizes and types to choose from, a nice selection of flexible control panels and a powerful control system tying it all together.

MC1 Master Control System
The MC1-MK is the most affordable, dedicated master control solution. Legendary, lifetime Ross support and 5 year warranty make MC1 an excellent value.

openGear® Signal Processing
openGear® is an award-winning open-platform line of video and audio rack mount signal processing founded by Ross Video. There is a large and growing list of manufacturers designing to this platform which will provide an unprecedented choice of compatible solutions to customers around the world.

RossGear Signal Processing
RossGear is a comprehensive line of video and audio rack mount signal processing that encompasses a full range of encoders, decoders, monitoring converters, distribution amplifiers, and more.

BlackStorm Video Servers
BlackStorm Video Servers delivers in live production. From a technology standpoint, it is a unique software-based server platform using standard off-the-shelf hardware and offers a long-range growth path for future technology.