Iroquois company takes home Emmy

The openGear logo, a product of Ross Video. The company received an Emmy Jan. 8, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nev. (Ross Video via Newswatch Group)

IROQUOIS – Ross Video has brought home an Emmy Award from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

The 67th Annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Award was handed out Friday (Jan. 8) in Las Vegas, Nev.

Ross Video received the award for its product, openGear, which is a combined hardware platform with software controls, allowing users to convert analog video to digital or compress video streams.

The Emmy award recognizes a contribution that has made a significant change to the industry – in this case, television production.

Ross Video, with headquarters in Iroquois, manufactures and delivers behind-the-scene technology and live video production for many of the big names in the industry, including CBS, ABC and NBC TV affiliates, YouTube, MLB’s Pittsburgh Pirates and the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars.