Ross supports HDR
Ross supports HDR
Tria+ UHD supports HDR by natively recording 10-bit XAVC-Intra Class 300/480
Tria+ UHD is the latest addition to Ross Video’s Abekas Tria production server line and provides two symmetrical 4K UHD video channels that can be configured as two-play, two-record or one-play and one-record. The two independent video channels can also be configured as a single video+key channel. Tria+ UHD supports HDR by natively recording 10-bit XAVC-Intra Class 300/480 and offers a maximum of 120 hours of Class 300 4K UHD media storage capacity. Built-in media file import and export tools are a standard feature, along with 16-track embedded digital audio on every video I/O. There are also two 10-Gig Ethernet copper ports and two 10-Gig USB ports for high-speed, file-based workflows.
pro-xi is the first product to emerge from the manufacturer’s acquisition of Portalis. According to the manufacturer, the pro-xi integrator revolutionises the way control rooms and command and control centres are designed, engineered and managed. It enables operators to simultaneously view and actively control multiple computer systems from one workstation, using one keyboard and one mouse.
Piero is a sports analysis tool acquired recently by Ross and uses image recognition or encoded camera heads to overlay tactical graphics on sports content. It is said to bring new angles to every game, on the screen and in the studio, with visually engaging and informative effects.
Ross has also unveiled a series of updates to its systems. SmartShell version 5 contains a new motion control algorithm called MotionDirector which reportedly provides superior smoothness and more precise control. MotionDirector also includes greater flexibility and provides the ability to make manual camera adjustments and duration changes with the joystick panel while the dolly is moving.
In brief, Graphite V2.2 has added embedded-SDI channel pair configuration and the new Audio Equalizer function, offering four-band EQ for every fader; OverDrive V19.1 has been updated to support the Carbonite Ultra production switcher; XPression V9.5 has been added with the launch of the new M8 hardware platform that includes both 2U and 4U HD-SDI engines; and the manufacturer’s Production Automation Suite is now supported on vSphere 6.7.