Ross News at NAB 2018

Carbonite Black Solo13 – a new, self-contained production switcher and hardware panel combination with 13 inputs and 6 outputs. Solo13 gives you more I/O to work with in your productions, while retaining the successful and highly-compact Carbonite Black Solo form factor.


Ultrix-FR5 – the North American debut of the innovative and disruptive routing/AV processing platform. Now available in a 5RU 144×144 form factor, Ultrix can replace up to 5 entire racks of traditional infrastructure products and contains a unique Smart Fabric offering unrivalled levels of functionality for the size. Ultrix is also software defined – customers only buy the hardware they need and all upgrades are software enabled, providing enormous cost, space and power efficiencies.


Gator – a new introduction to the Ross infrastructure range, Gator is a series of UHD capable, software defined signal processing products that includes a multichannel frame synchronizer and a new branding and keying product. All Gator products use the same powerful hardware and can support SDI data rates from 270MB/s up to 12Gb/s.


OverDrive+Graphite – a new bundle that marries OverDrive, the industry’s most widely used production automation system, with Graphite, Ross Video’s integrated, all-in-one production vehicle. Customers can now enjoy the operational benefits of production automation – greater consistency and higher quality – with the production power of Graphite (which features a real Carbonite production switcher, real XPression graphics and a 28-channel audio engine all in one compact chassis).


Acuity V8.0 – the latest update to our flagship production switcher now includes a floating 3D DVE (MV Cards can now have a DVE installed and share system wide), 2020 WCG HDR conversion on Input Processing Boards and on Output Boards, and a host of additions to Custom Controls for user requests.


Carbonite V13.0 – Carbonite remains the world’s most popular midsize switcher and the latest release includes Live Assist DashBoard Menu improvements and makes Carbonite VirtualPanel available enabling full control over Carbonite without a physical control panel. Also, colour correctors now include presets for colour temperatures and SDR to HLG1200/HLG1200 to SDR (709 colour space) presets are now included.


DashBoard V8.4 – the latest release of DashBoard (the open-platform control interface) features NDI Video Streaming for monitoring live video directly in DashBoard, Off-the-shelf joystick integration for controlling Pivot cameras, ACID Cam Paint parameter or custom panels and 64-bit Linux Support.


Frontier V2.0 – an updated version of Frontier (the hyper-realistic graphics rendering platform developed in collaboration with The Future Group AS and based on Epic Games’ Unreal 4 gaming engine) that now features improved talent reflections in AR and new data integration tools.


Lightning V5 – Ross Video’s Lightning Control System now integrates with the Graphite integrated production solution and features improved integration with the XPression Clips product.