Ross Video (http://www.rossvideo.com will be releasing a range of CWDM optical transmitters, optical muxes and optical demuxes to allow customers to fully utilize available bandwidth on their existing fiber connections.
Releasing at NAB 2010 are eight dual CWDM transmitters for a total of 16 optical wavelengths, a four channel MUX/DMX with expansion port, an eight channel MUX/DMX and an eight channel MUX/DMX with expansion. The flexibility of these solutions allows end users to combine up to 16 channels in groups of four onto a single fiber link, says Eric Goodmurphy, gear marketing product manager, Ross Video.
openGear is an open-architecture, modular frame system designed by Ross Video and supported by a diverse range of terminal equipment manufacturers. The platform offers clients the freedom to choose technology from a wide range of products to meet the needs of a broadcast, production, or distribution facility while maintaining a compatible openGear frame infrastructure, he adds. The Ross Dashboard Remote Control and Monitoring System and companion SNMP plug-in enables unified control over all openGear cards in a system, as well as for openGear to tie in with third party SNMP based systems.