Pulsar TV Launches New Freedom Mobile Truck
The new mobile build includes a Ross Vision Octane Multi-Definition Production Switcher, XPression Character Generator and openGear Terminal Equipment. Their first broadcast will be to air the Women’s Hockey World Cup starting in August in Rosario City.
“The Freedom mobile truck has been a two year project - from the first brainstorming session to the actual seven month build. Pulsar TV is very proud to be the first in this country to broadcast in the highest quality HD,” said Gonzalo Pampin, Owner, Pulsar TV. “When we decided on our broadcast equipment, we didn’t only select quality, but searched for companies we can have open communication with during and after the sale. Ross Video provides us that reliability.”
“We are extremely proud to be associated with this project,” said David Ross, CEO, Ross Video. “Pulsar TV has worked hard the last few years to reach this goal, and Ross has been supporting them every step of the way. We look forward to being part of their live events for years to come.”
About Vision QMD/X Octane
The Vision Series is Ross’ flagship line of production switchers designed to handle the most sophisticated and demanding productions. Vision offers a wide range of control panel sizes and both a small and large video processing chassis. The small QMD chassis offers up to 48 inputs and 4 MLEs in a compact 3RU. The large QMD-X Octane chassis offers up to 96 inputs and an unprecedented 8 MEs in 8RU. Both chassis offer 4-keyer MLEs with 6 keyers downstream
XPression is a high end 3D Character Generator that can handle the most demanding applications. XPression offers real time layering and animation of 3D models, 2D and 3D text, rendered animations, live video and web content. Designed for the graphic designer, programmer, and on air operator, XPression advances the look of productions, making it easy to create, manage, and get to air. As a data-driven system, XPression is able to integrate real time data into 3D graphics and animations with live connections to spreadsheets, databases, RSS feeds, newsroom editorial systems and other live data sources.
openGear is an open-architecture, modular frame system designed by Ross Video and supported by a diverse range of terminal equipment manufacturers. The platform offers clients the freedom to choose technology from a wide range of products to meet the needs of a broadcast, production, or distribution facility while maintaining a compatible openGear frame infrastructure. The Ross Dashboard Remote Control and Monitoring System and companion SNMP plug-in enables unified control over all openGear cards in a system as well as for openGear to tie in with 3rd party SNMP based systems. The openGear modules offered by Ross include a broad selection of audio and video products for distribution, analog conversion, Up/Down/X format conversion, fiber, switching, keying and synchronization, as well as backward compatibility with a suite of solutions from the RossGear 8000 series.
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