Ross Video Certifies Brioconcept as openGear Developer

News Release

For Immediate Release

Iroquois, ON, Canada – August 18, 2009 – Ross Video announces certification of Brioconcept as developer for the openGear terminal equipment platform.

Brioconcept has extensive experience in electronic design, offering services from ideas to production. Brioconcept’s core competencies include electronic design, high speed hardware design, firmware and HDL design, high speed simulation and thermal simulation.

“We are pleased with the partnership between Brioconcept and openGear,” said Renaud Lavoie, President of Brioconcept. “Collaborating with openGear partners will lead to accelerated custom hardware design and firmware developments in the marketplace.”

“Brioconcept brings a broad skill set to the openGear platform,” said Eric Goodmurphy, Marketing Product Manager, openGear. “They will be able to create a solution from initial planning to product development, and in reduced time and cost effectively.”

About openGear

openGear is an open-architecture, modular frame system designed by Ross Video and supported by a diverse range of terminal equipment manufacturers and developers. The platform offers clients the freedom to choose technology from a wide range of products to meet the needs of a broadcast, production, or distribution facility while maintaining a compatible openGear frame infrastructure. The Ross Dashboard Remote Control and Monitoring System and companion SNMP plug-in enables unified control over all openGear cards in a system as well as for openGear to tie in with 3rd party SNMP based systems. The openGear modules offered by Ross include a broad selection of audio and video products for distribution, analog conversion, Up/Down/X format conversion, fiber, switching, keying and synchronization, as well as backward compatibility with a suite of solutions from the RossGear 8000 series.

About Brioconcept

Brioconcept is an engineering team specializing in high-speed electronic design, whose mission is to help companies get their products to market right the first time. Brioconcept is please to offers his strength of a broad skill set, with extensive experience in electronic design to Opengear partners. Brioconcept's core competencies include extensive experience in electronic design, high speed hardware design, firmware and HDL design, high speed simulation and thermal simulation. Our services include everything you need from initial concept to production, resulting in reduced time to market and the most cost effective solutions to your product development challenges

About Ross Video

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. Ross’ award winning product line includes Vision, CrossOver, Octane and Synergy Multi-Definition Video Production Switchers, openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment, SoftMetal Video Servers, OverDrive Production Control System and XPression Character Generator. News and information are available at



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