KSAT Selects Ross Acuity and Overdrive for Production Automation Solution

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 [Ottawa, Ontario, Canada] – Ross Video is pleased to announce that KSAT, an ABC affiliate part of the Graham Media group has chosen a Ross Acuity Switcher and OverDrive Control System for a production automation technology upgrade, enabling them to produce news, weather and sports for San Antonio and central and southTexas.

“We’re simply thrilled that KSAT has chosen Ross for a technology upgrade,” says Pete Ross, Director of Sales, Key Accounts for Ross Video. “OverDrive and Acuity are the perfect pair for automated productions of any size, and with the most systems on air across the globe, KSAT is in great company with our other customers.”

“KSAT12 is one of the top ABC affiliates in the country and delivers breaking local news and information 24 hours a day,” says Phil Lane, VP and GM of KSAT.  “We’re excited about deploying this Ross solution that will help us deliver more news and information than any other station in town, continuing to set KSAT apart from the competition.  The KSAT team is known for an aggressive reporting style in our top-rated newscasts and for a daily, fast-paced lifestyle program, ‘SA Live’.”

The system is scheduled for deployment in summer 2017.

About Ross Video
Passionate about live production, Ross Video designs, manufactures and delivers dependable technology and services that power exceptional live video productions seen by billions of viewers around the world every day. Ross Video’s goal is to make it easy for customers to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, engaging material for sports stadium screens, legislative assemblies, entertainment shows and rock concerts, and inspiring content for houses of worship.

Relentlessly innovating, Ross Video delivers the world’s widest range of products and services for augmented reality and virtual sets, mobile live-event solutions, real-time motion graphics, robotic camera systems, social-media management, production switchers, routers, infrastructure products, video servers, newsroom systems, terminal equipment and more.

Ross products and services are designed to offer best-in-class system integration and unmatched customer choice by both working together seamlessly and integrating tightly with third-party solutions.

Ross Video has offices around the world, and provides free-for-life telephone support staffed by technical experts 24 hours a day, 365 days a year—even for products bought on eBay. Recognizing the time-critical nature of the broadcast industry, all Ross employees are empowered to provide “whatever it takes” customer service, even down to renting helicopters when necessary to deliver needed parts and service.

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