BAL Broadcast Joins Ross openGear Partnership

Ross Video has added BAL Broadcast to its line of openGear partners.

BAL designs, manufactures, and supplies products for the professional broadcasting industry. The U.K.-based company joins Cobalt Digital, Ward-Beck, Claratech, Telecast and Wohler Technologies in supporting the openGear platform.

openGear is based on an open-architecture, 2 RU modular frame, designed to accommodate up to 10 cards. A variety of cards are available from terminal equipment vendors supporting the openGear platform allowing facilities the flexibility to choose which technology best suits their applications. openGear also provides the platform with a control system that allows monitoring and control of frames and modules on the network.

"BAL specializes in a wide variety of professional video and audio products that will complement the openGear platform," said Eric Goodmurphy, marketing product manager, RossGear. "This breakthrough platform now has 11 technology partners delivering an extensive line of terminal equipment solutions."