IBC2013 – Ross Video Virtual Production Studio Integrates Tiffen Broadcast Solutions – adding Lowel Lights and Listec Teleprompters to the “Ross World Sport” live show

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 [Amsterdam, The Netherlands] – Ross Video is featuring integrated Ross-Tiffen solutions as part of the Ross Virtual and Augmented Reality studio in the Ross booth (Hall 9 stands B08, C10, and C23) at IBC2013.

The virtual studio will show a fully automated broadcast production system with a practical set extended by a virtual set and extensive use of immersive augmented reality graphics. The studio uses Tiffen’s custom-mounted Listec Teleprompters fitted to Ross’ CamBot and Furio Robotic Camera Systems. Tiffen is also providing lighting for the studio, Lowel Prime Power LED Series lights.

“Ross Video is a household name in broadcast and we are proud to have our brands, Lowel Lights and Listec Teleprompters, as part of its live production studio event at IBC2013,” comments Steve Tiffen, President and CEO, The Tiffen Company. “Ross Video’s commitment to delivering world-class broadcast solutions is right in line with our philosophy of delivering products that help create the world’s best images.”

“Partnerships like the one we have with Tiffen ensures a great solution for our mutual customers,” commented David Ross, CEO, Ross Video. “I can’t emphasize enough how impressed I am with the level of dedication Tiffen has shown in ensuring that their Listec prompters integrate well with Ross Robotics. The Lowell lighting solution that we are using in our virtual and augmented reality system helps us showcase our technology in an impressive way.”

About Listec Teleprompters
Listec offers a wide range of innovative teleprompters, including the Direct View PVM studio prompter, which is on display at the Ross Video stand, the brand new PW Series for smartphones and tablets, and Lightweight Entrée 8” and 10” On-Camera Teleprompters.

About Lowel Prime Power LED Lights
The Lowel Prime Power LED Light collection includes the 200, 400 and now the 800 models, each available in dedicated Daylight or Tungsten color versions. With a high CRI of 90+ for accurate color, Lowel Prime Power LED lights have both a brighter and wider beam output than the LED competition in their price class. A key feature, the 50-degree beam angle allows considerable light output to be spread across a wider area, reducing the need for additional fixtures to light a set.

About Tiffen
Tiffen has been a leading manufacturer of photographic filters, lens accessories, software, and camera accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries for 75 years. The company has a rich history of innovative product design, superior optical consistency, and unparalleled quality. Tiffen has been recognized for its product and engineering excellence, earning a Technical Achievement Award and a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as well as multiple Emmy® Awards. Today, the company offers a wide range of products, which include: Tiffen® filters, Steadicam® camera stabilizing systems, Lowel® light, Listec® teleprompters, Tiffen Dfx® digital imaging software, Domke® bags, Davis & Sanford® tripods, Genustech® camera accessories, Zing® camera covers, Stroboframe® flash brackets, Saunders® professional trimmers, and Kodak Wratten® filters. Tiffen continues to enhance its reputation as a leading imaging accessory manufacturer through aggressive growth in the image-making accessory industry. For more information on Tiffen, please visit: http://www.tiffen.com

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, Vision Tritium, 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.


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 – EMEA:
Stuart G. Russell
Marketing Manager, EMEA
t. +44 7827 019494
f. +1 613-652-4425
e. srussell@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