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Ross Video Automated Production Control Lands in Taiwan

Ross Video’s OverDrive Automated Production Control system with Vision 4 Production Switcher

After a detailed technical evaluation, United Daily News (UDN) of Taipei,Taiwan has selected Ross Video, with joint support from their local partner, Hitron Technologies Inc. to supply automated production technology for future projects.

UDN has entered into an agreement to purchase Ross Video’s OverDrive Automated Production Control system with Vision 4 Production Switcher for both of their News Studios. With the adoption of OverDrive technology, UDN has taken a leadership position in the Taiwan Broadcast Market as the first fully automated production news facility.

“I believe that Automated Production Control will be the future of Live Production. After our extensive evaluation, the Ross solution with its powerful features and flexibility, best suits our requirements,” Said Mr Eric Fong, General Manager of UDN.

“We are honoured to be working with UDN. They are clearly a progressive organization as the first to deploy production automation in the region,” said David Ross, CEO Ross Video. “This is another example that Ross leads in automating live productions all around the globe.”


About UDN

As a member of United Daily News Group,, Ltd established in 2000 with the vision in becoming the Best Content Service Platform in the Global Traditional Chinese Market. The company is committed in creating the greatest value for employees, stockholders, enterprise and society through its high-quality and professional online news, resource integration capability, customized service and market development and are the two flagship business entities of,Ltd. The company is officially listed on The Emerging Stock Market Board since 2006, annual revenue has reached over $180 million NT dollars in 2009.

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, XPression Character Generators and NK Series Routing Systems. 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.


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