Carolina Hurricanes Go HD with Ross Vision

News Release

For Immediate Release

Iroquois, ON, Canada – September 8, 2009 – Ross Video announced today the Carolina Hurricanes have invested in a Vision 3 QMD Multi-Definition Production Switcher.

Vision went on air September 3rd at The RBC Center in Raleigh, NC to broadcast the NC State Wolfpack kickoff their college football season against South Carolina. The switcher will also be used to air the Carolina Hurricanes Hockey, NC State Basketball and Football and other RBC Center events.

“We needed a switcher that was intuitive and powerful, yet affordable and Ross offered us a solution with Vision,” said Pete Soto, Director of Advertising, Production and In-game Marketing – Carolina Panthers Hockey Club. “The Ross Vision is a truly all encompassing multi-layer switcher that makes live production seem easy.”

"We’re very excited that the Carolina Hurricanes have chosen Ross for their Arena and Stadium live production needs," said David Ross, CEO, Ross Video. “The Vision 3 QMD offers an unmatched power of production control that is perfect for stadium applications. Simply put, it’s easy to do complex things on Vision.”

About Vision QMD/X

Vision QMD/X provides 4 keys per ME and up to 4 MEs, available in both a small and large chassis. The small chassis, QMD, is a compact 3RU, offering four full 4-keyer MEs and 48 Multi-Definition inputs. The large chassis, QMD-X, offers four full 4-keyer MEs, 6 keys downstream, and 96 multi-definition inputs.

About Ross Video

Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in live production applications. Ross’ award winning product line includes Vision, Vision Octane and CrossOver Video Production Switchers; openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment; SoftMetal Video Servers; OverDrive Production Control Systems and XPression Character Generators. Ross products are installed in over 100 countries around the world, where they are used daily by top broadcasters, production companies, sports stadiums, government agencies and houses of worship. News and information are available at


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