April 15, 2012 [LAS VEGAS, NV]– Ross Video introduces their new two-channel BlackStorm playout server with four hours of internal HD storage.

Using DVCProHD codec, Ross Video’s new Solid State Model is perfect for playing content in a live mobile video production offering less power usage, faster data access and higher reliability.

“The BlackStorm Playout Server makes an excellent addition to any mobile environment,” said Todd Robinson, Marketing Product Manager, Servers – Ross Video. “The new solid state drive offers reliability, quick response time and lower power requirements. The functionality of BlackStorm is the perfect fit for the playout of “EverGreen” content such as stills, animations, wipes and transitions.”

Listed at only $19,995, the BlackStorm Playout Server, combined with Ross’ 24/7/365 technical support with Dell World Wide Support, makes for a robust solution. For more information on BlackStorm please visit

About Ross Video
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross’ award winning product line includes Vision, Vision Octane, CrossOver and Carbonite Video Production Switchers; openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment; SoftMetal Video Servers; OverDrive Production Control Systems; XPression Character Generators; NK Series Routing Systems and Ross Robotics. 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. For more information on Ross Video and products visit

Ross Video Media Contact:
Sara Bell
Media Relations Coordinator
+1 613-652-3020

Ross Video Media Contact – Asia Pacific:
Vivian Yu
Marketing & Operations Manager, Asia Pacific
+65 9827 3531


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