MBC Group has invested in a Synergy 3 MD-X production switcher from Ross to upgrade its facility to high-definition. Salam Media Cast Dubai will supply, install and integrate the Ross Synergy production switcher.
The Synergy 3 MD-X switcher will interface and control Sony's VTRs and Router. It is also equipped to control the Avid iNews System, and Avid Airspeed for playout and ingest.
"We have had a great experience with Ross switchers in the past; they're reliable, easy to use, and flexible," stated Omran Abdallah, senior broadcast manager at MBC. "We are confident with our decision to go with Ross for our HD upgrade."
The Synergy MD/X and Vision series are equipped multi-definition production switchers supporting a wide variety of SD and HD video formats.