Meeting Broadcasts

At a glance.

Lightning Control System

Lightning is the world’s most intuitive and flexible meeting control system. It provides fully integrated switcher, graphics and camera control with an intuitive interface ideal for single operator use. Perfect for legislative assembly, house of worship, education and corporate broadcasts.

Technology Simplified

Only 30 minutes of training is needed to produce broadcasts effectively by controlling all of the equipment using an intuitive interface. No detailed technical knowledge required.

Room Flexibility

Adjust to changes that happen quickly and easily. Lightning is able to easily accommodate changes, such as switching seating arrangements, without costly service contracts or fees.

Operator Efficiency

Simplified control of broadcast equipment and automation means one operator can effectively produce an entire high-quality broadcast, without compromising unique workflow aspects of the location.

Production Quality

Keep your audience engaged with high quality broadcasts that ensure your viewers will be well-informed.

Employee Growth

Produce more meetings with available staff enabling shorter shifts, reduced operator fatigue, and ability to accomplish other important tasks with an improved overall work/life balance.

Support Services

Have a single company to contact if there ever is an issue, and access to 24/7/365 technical support to minimize any system downtime.

Living Live Community!

The platform offers a place for live production professionals to come together to share their experiences, solve problems, find answers to questions and discuss best practices.
Lightning Overview Video

Broadcast technology is increasingly being used by governments to make legislative proceedings more accessible to constituents. Being a full-time legislator and a part-time broadcaster on a tight budget can seem like a daunting task, but it does not have to be.


With Lightning, you can mix and match different capacity Carbonite Production Switchers, XPression graphics and cameras to suit your specific room requirements. However, we have seen some typical installations that have generated packages that can be used as a starting point for configuration.

Modern Package

Fast Package

Powerful Package


Tailored to your facility

Load your room background and position representatives relative to where they are actually seated.

Intuitive GUI

Just touch a representative and cameras move to prepare the next shot.

Multiple Camera Options

Three preview cameras, each with three quick shot recalls, are available to best capture next speaker.

Visual Confirmation

Double check speaker identity and details with camera feed shown in multiviewer.

Dynamic Graphics

Call any graphic templates directly from Ross XPression including lower third name, full slate, bill information, or any other graphic at press of a button – info is dynamically fed from Lightning to character generator which can be previewed before put on air.

Custom Panel Flexibility

Link a custom Ross DashBoard panel to Lightning for unparalleled unified system control. Ex: Control in-room monitors, activate picture-in-picture, etc.


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



House of Worship


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A place for online self-directed learning for Ross Lightning.


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    User Stories

    • We went with Ross because of their great track record in building quality products. Read more…

      Keith Reeves
      Station Manager, ATXN
    • The Lightning Control System is a very specialized system, and it is extremely easy to use. Read more…

      Cliff Brannon
      AV Production Manager for the City of San Antonio



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    The first step is a consultation with a member of our sales team or one of our certified Ross resellers to discuss the specific needs of your organization. Next, we will look for a mutually convenient opportunity to coordinate a demo.