Ross Video Partners with CIS Group Accelerating Growth in the Brazilian Market

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 [Iroquois, Ontario, Canada] – Ross Video accelerates their growth in Brazil, partnering with CIS Group, a digital media systems designer, distributor and integrator.

Headquartered in Davie, Florida with dedicated offices in Brazil, CIS Group designs, engineers and installs integrated solutions for broadcast facilities, sports venues, corporations, live/post production studios, educational institutions and houses of worship. CIS focuses on file-based and HD turnkey solutions for the creation, management and distribution of video, film, audio, and data.

“I am looking forward to work closely with CIS, raising Ross Video brand recognition in Brazil and having the same level of success and market penetration we currently have in South/Central, México & Caribbean.” said Juan Carlos Ortolan, Director of Sales for Latin America, Ross Video. “CIS has built a strong reputation, working with a wide variety of product and solution suppliers. Ross Video is a complementary line of product for the CIS portfolio and I am confident this partnership will be beneficial to both Ross and CIS.”

“The evolution of production workflows will soon require the integration of today’s world of file-based editing and distribution solutions with metadata provided by lighting, lenses, and camera support systems, just to name a few key production elements. We believe that Ross Video is extremely well positioned to support Companies that are looking for production automation and robotic systems, mainly after their acquisition of FX-Motion and Cambotics. We are committed to explore all the synergy between the technology offered by Ross Video and CIS’s expertise in MXF based workflows, and offer our clients true solutions, for their production workflow requirements,” said Guilherme Silva, CEO of CIS Group.

Some of CIS’s most influential customers include The Miami Heat, WSVN, Viacom, TV Globo, SBT, TV Record, EBC, RBS TV, ESPM, FAAP, SENAC, Terra Networks.

About CIS Group
Established in 1988, CIS Group delivers turnkey systems that combine proven broadcast, IT and storage technologies to enable full digital workflows. Headquartered in Davie-FL, CIS has offices in Brazil (Rio and Sao Paulo) and Portugal. CIS serves Florida, Caribbean, Latin America and Southern Africa markets.

About Ross Video
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross’ award winning product line includes Vision, Vision Octane, CrossOver and Carbonite Video Production Switchers; openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment; BlackStorm Video Servers; OverDrive Automated Production Control Systems and Inception Social Media Management System; XPression Character and 3D Graphics Generator; NK Series Routing Systems and Ross Robotics. Ross products are installed in over 100 countries around the world, where they are used daily by top broadcasters, production companies, sports stadiums, government agencies and houses of worship.

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Ross Video Media Contact:
Sara Bell
Media Relations Co-ordinator
t. (613) 652-3020
f. (613) 652-4425
e. sbell@rossvideo.com

Ross Video Media Contact – Asia Pacific:
Vivian Yu
Marketing & Operations Manager, Asia Pacific
t. +65 9827 3531
f. +1 613-652-4425
e. vyu@rossvideo.com