Link Electronics Expands the openGear Platform as Technology Partner

IROQUOIS, ONTARIO, CANADA--Ross Video and Link Electronics
officially announced their partnership to expand the openGear terminal
equipment platform. Link Electronics designs and manufactures more than 250 professional broadcast products for television stations, production
facilities and close caption providers worldwide.They will join other
terminal equipment vendors in supporting the award winning platform.

"Link Electronics is very excited to be contributing to the openGear
platform," said Bob Hensn, CEO. "We believe that our broadcast products
will contribute to the wide range of solutions already offered by the rest
of the openGear partners. We are looking forward to providing a wider range
of technology to customers all over the world"

"We are pleased to welcome Link Electronics into the openGear
partnership," said Eric Goodmurphy, marketing product manager, RossGear
"With openGear's continued growth, we will continue expansion, offering
customers the flexibility to pick the best module for their application.

openGear is one terminal equipment platform with over 100 solutions
available from different partners all within one common control and
monitoring system. openGear, developed by Ross and offered to partner
companies in the industry, allows partner companies to develop their own
cards within openGear. The openGear rackframe is a 2RU modular frame
designed to accommodate up to 20 cards. A wide variety of cards are
available from openGear terminal equipment manufacturers. This allows
facilities the freedom and flexibility to choose the best technology for
their particular applications and not be locked into one manufacturer's
frame standard and module choices. Cards from all openGear manufacturers
adhere to common control protocols and are controllable via the Ross
DashBoard openGear control system which allows quick and easy IP based
monitoring and control over all frames and modules on the network.

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