Ross Video and Tiffen to Show Joint Production Studio Solutions


Ross Video and The Tiffen Company have announced that they will be showing joint solutions as part of the Ross Virtual and Augmented Reality studio in the Ross booth (#N3808) at NAB 2013.

The virtual studio will show a fully automated broadcast production system with a practical set extended by a virtual set and extensive use of immersive augmented reality graphics.  The studio uses Tiffen’s custom-mounted Listec Teleprompters fitted to Ross’ Cambot and Furio Robotic Camera Systems. Tiffen is also providing lighting for the studio, Lowel Prime Power LED Series lights.

Like Ross, Tiffen has been on the broadcast scene for decades, and is recognized worldwide for its innovative products. In addition to the award-winning Lowel lighting solutions and Listec professional teleprompters, Tiffen also offers the broadcast community an extensive line of optical and digital filters, tripods, and world-renowned Steadicam camera stabilizer systems.


“Ross Video has a phenomenal reputation in the broadcast industry and working closely with them to deliver our top-of-the-line teleprompters and award-winning lighting solutions gives our customers the very best in on-air broadcast technologies and workflows,” comments Steve Tiffen, President and CEO, The Tiffen Company.

“We’re excited to have Tiffen’s Listec Prompters and Lowell lightning as part of our virtual studio,” said Marcel Fontaine, Ross Robotics Business Development, Ross Video.“These products work well in combination with Ross robotics, graphics and production switchers to produce the overall solution clients are looking for.”


About Listec Teleprompters
Developing for the broadcast Industry since 1967, Listec offers a wide-range of innovative teleprompters, including the Direct View PVM studio prompter, which is on display at the Ross Video stand and the brand new PW Series for smartphones and tablets and Lightweight Entrée 8” and 10” On-Camera Teleprompters.

About Lowel Prime Power LED Lights
The Lowel Prime Power LED Light collection includes the 200, 400,  and now the 800 models, each available in dedicated Daylight or Tungsten color versions. With a high CRI of 90+ for accurate color, Lowel Prime Power LED lights have both a brighter and wider beam output than the LED competition in their price class. A key feature, the 50-degree beam angle allows considerable light output to be spread across a wider area, reducing the need for additional fixtures to light a set.


About Tiffen
Tiffen has been a leading manufacturer of photographic filters, lens accessories, software, and camera accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries for over 75 years. The company has a rich history of innovative product design, superior optical consistency, and unparalleled quality. Tiffen has been recognized for its product and engineering excellence, earning a Technical Achievement Award and a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as well as multiple Emmy® Awards. Today, the company offers a wide range of products, which include: Tiffen® filters, Steadicam® camera stabilizing systems, Lowel® light, Listec™ teleprompters, Tiffen Dfx® digital imaging software, Domke® bags, Davis & Sanford® tripods, Genustech® camera accessories, Zing® camera covers, Stroboframe® flash brackets, Saunders® professional trimmers, and Kodak Wratten® filters. Tiffen continues to enhance its reputation as a leading imaging accessory manufacturer through aggressive growth in the image-making accessory industry.

About Ross Video
Ross Video creates leading edge video production technology. Ross products are used in demanding environments every day to inform and entertain audiences all over the world.  Our client base includes a who’s who of broadcast, production companies, sports stadiums, government agencies, educators, touring companies and houses of worship.  Ross’ award winning product families include Vision, Vision Octane, CrossOver and Carbonite Video Production Switchers; openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment; BlackStorm Video Servers; OverDrive Automated Production Control, Inception Social Media Management; XPression Motion Graphics; NK Series Routing and Furio and CamBot Camera Robotics Systems.