About Ross Media Resources History & Milestones

History & Milestones

1974

John Ross founds Ross Video.
Delivery of the 16-4 Production Switcher, a single MLE in a 2 RU chassis.

1978

Ross Video patents transition preview.

1981

Ross introduces Linear Soft-Edged Borders.

1991

Ross begins to create signal processing with the VTA-7000 “TruckAmp”.

1992

Ross introduces the first broadcast quality card based Encoders and Decoders.

1995

CDK-104 Telecine Switcher introduced.

1997

CDK-101 Single Card Digital Keyer introduced.

1998

Synergy Series Digital Production Switchers introduced.

1999

Aspectizer option for Synergy introduced enabling dual aspect ration production.

2001

CDK-111 First Single Card Mixer / Keyer with on-board logo generator on a DA sized card.

2002

Squeeze & Tease WARP introduced.
Robotic Camera Control introduced.

2003

OverDrive Production Control System introduced.
Synergy Audio Mixer Interface introduced.

2004

David Ross becomes President of Ross Video.
Synergy MD introduced the first SD/HD production switcher.

2006

openGear® introduced.

2007

Vision Series Production Switchers introduced.
Softmetal Video Servers introduced.

2008

Media Refinery acquired – XPression Motion Graphics System added.
CrossOver Production Switchers introduced.
openGear® Fibre introduced.

2010

Norpak Corporation acquired – Data Insertion added to openGear®.
Codan Broadcast acquired – Routing Switchers added.
Vision integrated Multi-Viewer introduced.

2012

FX- Motion acquired – Furio Robotic Camera Systems added.
Cambotics acquired – Cambot Camera Systems added.
Inception Social Media Management Tool introduced.
MC1 Master Control System introduced.