Sencore Expands openGear Terminal Equipment Platform

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Iroquois, ON, Canada – March 14, 2008 - Ross Video and Sencore officially announced their partnership to expand the openGear terminal equipment platform. Sencore is an industry leader in test and measurement equipment, as well as receiver decoders and signal source solutions.They will join other terminal equipment vendors in supporting the award winning platform. The openGear terminal equipment platform is based on an open-architecture, 2RU modular frame designed to accommodate up to 10 cards. A wide variety of cards are available from terminal equipment vendors supporting the openGear platform, allowing facilities the freedom and flexibility to choose the best technology for their particular applications. Customers are no longer locked into one manufacturer’s frame standard and modules for their terminal equipment solutions. openGear also provides the platform with a control system that allows quick and easy monitoring and control of frames and modules on the network. “Sencore is very excited to be contributing to the openGear platform,� said Michael Harris, Product Manager “We believe that receiver decoder products are a natural extension to the rest of the options offered for the platform. For the customer this is a great benefit because the overall portfolio of solutions presents a compelling alternative to the proprietary chassis and cards that are all too common within the marketplace. We look forward to working with Ross and the rest of the openGear partners to provide a wide range of technology solutions to customers all over the world.� “We are pleased to welcome Sencore into the openGear partnership,� said Eric Goodmurphy, Marketing Product Manager, RossGear “openGear continues to expand offering customers the flexibility to pick the best module for their application.� About Sencore Sencore is a leader in innovative solutions for content management, signal delivery, system monitoring and analysis. Customers around the world rely on Sencore’s Transport Stream Servers, Modular Receiver Decoders, and Media Streamers for high quality service delivery. You can ensure your quality of service throughout any network with Sencore’s scaleable IPTV, DTV, MPEG-2, H.264, RF, DOCSIS, and Media Quality monitoring and analysis systems. Visit us at either of our booths at NAB (N1122 or SU12108) to see Sencore’s latest solutions for ensuring your content distribution. News and information are also available at


. About Ross Video Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in live production applications in over 100 countries. Over the past 15 years Ross has grown an average of 20% year over year and currently employs 300 incredibly talented people. Ross’ award winning product line includes the Vision, Synergy MD/X, and Synergy SD Video Production Switchers, OverDrive Production Control System, SoftMetal Video Servers, openGear, RossGear and GearLite Terminal Equipment. News and information are available at


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