NEP Australia delivers Rio Games studio with Furio and openGear equipment

FR Ross NEPNEP Australia, part of the NEP Worldwide Group, built a hosting studio using Ross Video Furio Robotics, openGear Terminal Equipment and NK Router for Channel Seven’s coverage of the 2016 games in Rio. The Rio Central studio featured three camera platforms with full Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality capability. Ross Video’s technology helped deliver the coverage of the largest sporting event in the world on the number one network in the country.

“Ross Video’s commitment to NEP Australia’s delivery of the Channel Seven Rio Central Studio project has been outstanding. Since selecting Ross to provide a VR Robotic Camera solution, the response and support has been excellent, and the performance of the robots and VR has been rock solid. From shipping and system integration to training and commissioning, Ross has been there every step of the way to ensure smooth operation of the Rio Central studio coverage – 22 hours a day for the entire games,” explained Angus Millar, Head of Production, NEP Australia.

“Ross is delighted to have supplied key technology for this important event. We stand behind our products and their role for NEP Australia,” said Amanda Leighton, Regional Sales Manager for Oceanic Territories, Ross Video.

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