Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
3/12/2008 9:57 AM
Iroquois, ON, Canada - March 12, 2008 - Ross Video will introduce version 7 software of the industry leading OverDrive® Automated Live Production Control System at NAB 2008 (Booth SU6010).
OverDrive‘s version 7 includes applications for News, Sports, Worship and Live Event productions. It will increase the power and flexibility of the OverDrive system by adding MOS intergration for graphic and video server systems, enhanced Client / Server architecture, and the introduction of sideCar, a compact remote control panel. Additional new features include multiple user-programmable timers, Preview CustomControls and the ability to enable or disable remote control of mixers or robotic cameras on-the-fly.
“OverDrive version 7 software adds yet another level of unique features and enhancements to the market-leading production control system,” said Brad Rochon, Marketing Product Manager, OverDrive Automated Production Control “With over 80 systems delivered world-wide, OverDrive version 7 incorporates feedback from a wide variety of customers. The new features we are introducing ensure that OverDrive users are at the leading edge of automated production control.”
OverDrive is a highly flexible and scalable production control system with a real-time LiveLink™ MOS interface to the newsroom editorial system. The extensive device control capabilities of the Synergy Standard Definition and Multi-Definition production switchers combined with OverDrive gives users the ability to execute a more consistent, efficient, and sophisticated news production.
About Ross Video - NAB Booth SU6010
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in live production applications in over 100 countries. Over the past 15 years Ross has grown an average of 20% year over year and currently employs 300 incredibly talented people. 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 www.rossvideo.com.
Ross Video Media Contact:
Public Relations Coordinator
Tel: +1 613-652-3020
Fax: +1 613-652-4425