Modular Processing For

SDI-IP or ALL-IP flows

At a glance.

RAPTOR – Software Defined Modular Processing for IP and Transitional Workflows

Raptor lifts openGear to new purposes, adapting software defined modular processing to native IP or hybrid IP/SDI infrastructures. Raptor is fluent in many open control protocols such as NMOS, EmBER+, and DashBoard (to name but a few), thus giving you the freedom to soar through the IP environment of your choice. This openGear appliance’s high-performance I/O and benchmark IP interoperability ensure a lasting investment designed to adapt to evolving IP standards and control requirements.

Density & Performance

Up to 60 video streams and 960 audio streams of signal conversion in the compact, 2RU openGear chassis.

Open Control

Open control gives you the freedom to pilot Raptor from our DashBoard™ control system, and/or seamlessly from many 3rd-party control systems (e.g. VSM, Magellan, …)


1 to 5 modules slide into an openGear frame offering economical increments of 12 video streams.

Software Defined

What you need, when you need it: software defined processing enables multiple uses and functions. Pay only for what you need thanks to our flexible licensing options.

Benchmark Interoperability

Ross Video’s SMPTE ST 2110 technology is amongst the most mature and widely deployed in the industry, both directly in Ross products and also through its OEM & Developer Solutions program. We are committed to ensuring that your investment in Ross products will interoperate with third parties, following the AIMS Roadmap.

Flexible Synchronization

Synchronization in IP is not easy, but Raptor makes it easier by enabling accurate and adjustable control of your timing, to minimize latency and bridge to/from legacy analog timing references.


This product can be used as part of the following
Smart Production Solutions:

Sports & Live Venue




Virtual Studio

House of Worship




AIMS compliant IP

  • 12 (twelve) stream up to 1080p rates, with ST 2022-7 redundancy (6 in + 6 out)
  • Designed for up to 6 UHD streams (3 in + 3 out)
  • Learn more…

I/O Agnostic

I/O Agnostic software defined processing applications such as frame synchronization, up/down/cross conversion, and logo insertion need not be tethered to a particular transport. Whether you choose SDI or IP, Raptor lifts your processing beyond the transport. Learn more…


Modular processing enables you to scale and blend your needed mix of functions within an openGear chassis, paying only for what you need.

Open Control

Various control API:

  • DashBoard for discovery, device control, and connection control
  • EmBER+ connection control and some device control
  • NMOS IS-04 and IS-05 for discovery, registration and connection control
  • A published JSON API for integration of the full range of Raptor configuration and control functions into a 3rd-party control system
  • Learn more…

Software Defined Processing

Software defined processing allows you to pay for the functionality that you need when you need it.

Unmatched performance & reliability

  • Powerful embedded dual-core ARM Cortex A9 1.5GHz processor
  • Deep packet buffers, which are critical in heavily-loaded networks and for effective lip sync
  • Reliable and robust thermal and power design that will not let you down.


Baseband I/O6 input x 3G-SDI
6 output x 3G-SDI
Bi/Tri-level Sync I/O
6 input x 3G-SDI
6 output x 3G-SDI
Bi/Tri-level Sync I/O
IP I/O4x10GE
Streams12 x 1080p12 x 1080p3 x 2160p up to 12 x 1080p
Video formatsHD to 1080pHD to 1080pHD to UHD
Software Defined Processing


Cut Sheets

Raptor Cut SheetDownload

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