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Ross Video announced today SBT TV, a division of Grupo Silvio Santos, which is comprised of 104 stations in Brazil has invested in two Ross Synergy 100 digital production switchers.

SBT TV needed to upgrade from analog to digital, and they required an efficient and effective solution for their studios. The Ross Synergy 100 Production Switcher was the best choice offering quality, trustworthiness and technical support in Brazil. The Synergy switchers are used for soap opera productions. SBT TV is now planning additional equipment upgrades as part of Brazil‘s impending transition to digital SD and HD.

“Ross Synergy was the right choice for our production needs,” said Cicero L. Marques, SBT TV. “We have had no operational issues with the switchers, installation was easy and on time. Our staff has adapted perfectly to working with Synergy, they find the switcher very simple to operate. Both Ross and Brasvideo have given us excellent sales and technical support.”

“We are thrilled to be working with SBT TV,” said Fernando Paulino, International Sales Manager-Latin America, Ross Video “Synergy‘s extensive feature set make it well suited for a variety of live productions. We look forward to continuing our relationship with SBT TV and Grupo Silvio Santos in the future.”

The Synergy SD series digital production switchers are multi-purpose switchers used to work in virtually any live production environment. Synergy offers a complete growth path to multi-definition with the Vision, MD and MD-X line of digital production switchers.

About SBT TV

SBT TV (Sistema Brasilerio de Televisão) is a Television Network based in São Paulo, Brazil with 104 stations. SBT TV is a division of Grupo Silvio Santos with 2,500 employees.

About Ross Video Limited

Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in broadcast, distribution, live event, and production applications. Ross products are used to produce and distribute video and audio signals in over 100 countries daily. Ross‘ award winning product line includes the Vision, Synergy SD, and Synergy MD/X Video Production Switchers, openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment, SoftMetal Video Servers, and the OverDrive Production Control System. News and information are available at

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