Ross Video Now Shipping CrossOver 16

News Release

For Immediate Release

Iroquois, ON, Canada - August 12, 2009 - Ross Video today announced the full customer shipments of CrossOver 16 HD/SD Production Switchers. This marks the latest addition to the CrossOver family of multi-definition compact production switchers.

The CrossOver 16 Feature Set Includes:

*12 Multi-Definition Inputs

* 6 Multi-Definition Outputs

* 1 Analog Down Converted Output

* 4 Assignable Frame Syncs with Format Conversion

* 2 Media Stores with Animation Capability

* 2 Channels of 2D DVE for PinP and 2D Transitions

* High Quality UltraChrome™ Chroma Keyer available in any Keyer

* 3 Fully Featured Keyers

* Standard Source and Keyer Mnemonics

* Custom Control Macros

* 24 GPI

* Dedicated Keyer Cut and Auto Transitions Buttons

* A High End 3-Axis Joystick

* AI Memory Recalls (Patent Pending)

“CrossOver 16 launched at NAB 2009 with praise from industry professionals across all live production markets and is now in full production and shipping to our customers,” said David Ross, CEO. “CrossOver 16 enables customers to produce high end productions from a compact studio, flight pack, or ENG truck. This is definitely a new class of compact production switchers that offers some of the same sophisticated functionality found in our Vision series.”

Ross Video has created a cost effective trade up program for existing CrossOver customers, and CrossOver 12 models can be upgraded to CrossOver 16 with the swap of their panels.

The CrossOver 16 models run on the new release of version 1.4 software offering many enhancements and features to all CrossOver users at no charge. This keeps with Ross Video���s policy of free production switcher software upgrades for the life of the product. Visit to download your free upgrade now.

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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