Ross Video Provides NEP Australia with a Rock Solid Robotic Camera Solution for the Games in Rio

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 [Ottawa, Ontario, Canada] – NEP Australia, part of the NEP Worldwide Group the world’s leading supplier of broadcast services, built a hosting studio using Ross Video’s Furio Robotics, openGear Terminal Equipment and NK Router for Channel Seven’s coverage of the 2016 games in Rio.

The Rio Central studio featured three camera platforms with full Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality capability. Ross Video’s technology helped deliver the coverage of the largest sporting event in the world on the number one network in the country.


“Ross Video’s commitment to NEP Australia’s delivery of the Channel Seven Rio Central Studio project has been outstanding. Since selecting Ross to provide a VR Robotic Camera solution, the response and support has been excellent, and the performance of the robots and VR has been rock solid. From shipping and system integration to training and commissioning, Ross has been there every step of the way to ensure smooth operation of the Rio Central studio coverage – 22 hours a day for the entire games,” explained Angus Millar, Head of Production, NEP Australia.

“Ross is delighted to have supplied key technology for this important event. We stand behind our products and their role for NEP Australia,” said Amanda Leighton, Regional Sales Manager for Oceanic Territories, Ross Video.


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Passionate about live production, Ross Video designs and manufactures technology and services that power live video productions seen by billions of global viewers daily. Our 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 industry’s widest range of solutions for augmented reality and virtual sets, real-time motion graphics, camera systems, robotics, production switchers, newsroom systems, social media management, mobile live-event solutions, video servers and signal processing.

All Ross products adhere to our philosophy of Smart Production – they work together seamlessly and integrate tightly with third-party solutions, helping our customers meet their business, technical and creative goals.

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