Automation & Control Systems Lightning

Key Features

Capabilities Announced at NAB 2017


Version 4.3

  • Lightning is the new name for the Control System formerly known as LCS
  • This modern, fast, and powerful production solution addresses a broad range of applications including legislative, corporate, house of worship, education, live events, and news broadcasts
  • Support for PIVOTCam pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras
  • An intuitive touch screen is used for choosing representatives, cameras, and shots
  • Automated operation so that anyone can be trained to use the system in about 30 minutes
  • Device Control of Ross CamBot robotic heads and Ross PIVOTCam PTZ cameras, as well as third party PTZ cameras and microphone systems
  • Dynamic display and updating of the graphics for who is speaking, meeting name, or agenda items with template based operations to apply global modifications
  • Change who is assigned to a seat using a quick drop down list which updates the associated graphics, or create a new attendee on the fly
  • View a picture of the speaker along with their information for confirmation with the camera feed shown in the multiviewer
  • Live video in the GUI enables the operator to stay focused and make a “clean show” and can also reduce monitoring costs
  • The user interface is fully customizable to include unique artwork and seating plans, and DashBoard panels can be created for additional control requirements
  • Assembly solutions are a key focus area for Ross and a dedicated team adds new features and capabilities to the offering to constantly advance how organizational meetings are produced
  • A variety of Ross components make up the fully integrated Lightning CS and are specifically designed to take advantage of the features available
  • Ross Video has 24/7/365 support that is accessible on-line, by telephone or email – included for the life of the system