France Televisions Chooses Ross Video's XPression Character Generators to Renew Their Regional Centers

News Release

For Immediate Release

Iroquois, Ontario, Canada – April 12, 2010 – France Televisions renews all character generators used in their regional centers as graphics become complex. Launching a European tender for this renewal, France Televisions chose Ross Video's XPression.

After evaluating all the CG's on the market, France Televisions chose Ross Video's XPression. Already known for their extensive range of Vision production switchers, OverDrive automation systems and openGear, Ross Video's XPression line has also been approved by technical experts and operators because of its ease of use, power and potential. France Televisions tender equals a total of 70 CG's and 40+ plug ins which was won by SAV, the Ross French distributor.

France Televisions is the main French state broadcaster with 4 national programs and 25 local programs.

XPression exists in 3 models using Matrox boards on a PC: XPression Designer (design), Player (sequencer) and Studio (design and sequencer). The CG's are delivered in a Ross frame having broadcast connectors. For editing stations there are plug-ins for Avid News Cutter.

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 www.rossvideo.com.

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Ross Video Media Contact:

Sara Bell

Public Relations Coordinator

Tel: +1 613-652-3020

Fax: +1 613-652-4425

Email: sbell@rossvideo.com

www.rossvideo.com

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