Artel Joins Ross openGear® Partner Network

Ottawa, Canada, December 2nd 2021 – Ross Video is pleased to announce that Artel Video Systems has joined as the latest in an ever-expanding list of partners creating innovative solutions for the Emmy-award winning openGear® signal processing platform. Created in 2006, openGear is the industry standard platform of choice for modular signal processing supported by over 130 partner companies. As the world’s first modular infrastructure platform open to other manufacturers, openGear provides solutions derived from hundreds of individual cards from a wide array of manufacturers. This cooperative effort gives users best of breed product and budget options, all while ensuring common control and monitoring under the DashBoard control system.

“We are happy to join as a partner of the dynamic and growing openGear ecosystem,” says Rafael Fonseca, vice President of Product Management at Artel. “Artel’s SMART Media Delivery Platform addresses broadcasters’ need for operational simplicity, flexibility, and ubiquity during the industry’s transformation to IP, and our new SMART OG brings these benefits to the many users of openGear frames.”

“It is exciting to be part of this inaugural product launch from our newest openGear partner, Artel Video Systems, which addresses a key application in the video-over-IP transport space,” comments Bill Rounopoulos, Business Development Manager of Hyperconverged Solutions at Ross. “The continuous introduction of innovative solutions from a growing ecosystem of partners under one unified, free, and simple to use DashBoard control system is a testimony to the endearing value, as the industry platform of choice, that openGear delivers to customers. We welcome Artel Video Systems to the openGear ecosystem and congratulate them on this new and leading-edge openGear product.”

Celebrating its 15th year anniversary, openGear continues its track record of success: countless happy customers, four industry awards, over forty thousand frames delivered and a vibrant network of partner companies all developing new and innovative solutions. From SD to 4K UHD video, digital audio, IRD’s, IP and fiber, openGear supports a wide array of solutions that gives customers the freedom to choose the best options for their individual needs and budgets.


About Artel Video Systems
Artel Video Systems is a world-class provider of innovative, real-time multimedia delivery solutions serving global markets. Today, most live events in the U.S. traverse Artel products to support their mission-critical workflows. Artel’s expertise in IP- and fiber-based technologies spans more than 30 years and has established Artel as a trusted partner in the development of reliable, standards-based IP infrastructures. Artel’s integrated solutions include precision timing, fiber- and IP-based multimedia, delivery, data networking, and OTT systems. Artel is an employee-owned business. More information is available at www.artel.com.

Ross Video – High Impact, High Efficiency Production Solutions
Ross powers live video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of high impact, high efficiency solutions and services. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, engaging content for sports stadium screens, entertainment shows and rock concerts, educational institutionslegislative assembliescorporate presentations and inspiring content for houses of worship.

Ross solutions have impressed the audiences and marketing partners of Eurosport, BBC World, SKY, Yahoo! Finance, and the international esports powerhouse ESL. Ross provides an unrivalled range of products and services that includes cameras, real-time motion graphics, production switchers, robotic camera systems, augmented reality/virtual studios, video servers, infrastructure and routers, social media management, newsroom systems and live event production services.

Ross Video Media Contact:
Stuart G. Russell
Communications Director
Tel: +44 7827 019494
Email: srussell@rossvideo.com
Twitter: @ross_video