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Ross Video Prepping Variety of New Production Gear for IBC 2019

AMSTERDAM—Ross Video used the theme of “high impact, high efficiency” to describe what it offered earlier this year at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, and now it will bring that mantra across the pond to IBC 2019, where the company says it will have its largest ever presence at the show highlight new and updated products for a range of professional production needs.

Ross’ slate of products for IBC 2019 will serve a number of different markets, from news production to virtual and augmented reality technology. Here is a brief description of what the company will display for IBC attendees:

  • The Tria+ UHD production server is an addition to the Abekas Tria production server line, with this new model providing two symmetrical 4K UHD video channels that can be configured as two-play, two-record or 1-play and 1-record.
  • Coming as a result of Ross’ acquisition of Portalis, the pro-xi integrator enables control room operators to simultaneously view and actively control multiple computer systems from a single workstation.
  • Voyage is a new graphics render engine for virtual studio/augmented reality applications and includes the UX v5, the latest version of Ross’ UX control system for virtual applications.
  • Piero, another Ross acquisition, uses image recognition or encoded camera heads to overlay tactical graphics on sports content.
  • Graphite v2.2 is the latest upgrade to Ross’ all-in-one production system, with new features like an embedded SDI channel pair configuration and Audio Equalizer function.
  • The SkyDolly ceiling-mounted system and the MotionDirector control algorithm for Furio products.
  • OverDrive v19.1 now can support the Carbonite Ultra production switcher.
  • XPression v9.5 features a new M8 hardware platform that has both 2RU and 4RU HD-SDI engines.
  • The new Streamline News Video suite features Streamline Production MAM, Streamline Play Sequencer, Tria News Video Server and EVO storage for managing video assets.
  • Version 14 of the Inception newsroom computer system adds user definable workflows and customizations.
  • The Ultricore BCS is a new Broadcast Control System that boosts scale and power to the Ultrix suite, and features the optional Ultricore IP license.
  • Gator Toolbox is a new openGear card UHD up/down/cross converter and standards (frame rate) converter that features proc amps, color correction, region of interest and SDR/HDR.
  • There are also new hardware units for the Mira+ replay server and Tria+ production server.

All of these products will be showcased at Ross Video’s stand, 11.C10, during IBC 2019, Sept. 13-17 in Amsterdam.