Ottawa, Canada – September 9th, 2022 – Ross Video, the industry-leading live video production equipment and services company, has agreed to terms to acquire Spidercam as of September 1st. Based in Canada, Ross powers live video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of high impact, high efficiency solutions and services, and the company is pleased to integrate Spidercam and its team into the Ross portfolio.
“Spidercam’s technology creates visuals that are simply spectacular, and we’re thrilled to integrate them into our production universe,” says David Ross, CEO of Ross Video. “We’re committed to continuing Spidercam’s excellent customer experience as a part of Ross while offering more capabilities to even more customers. On a personal level, I just love cable cameras, they’re such an awe-inspiring and dramatic technology.”
For over forty years, Ross Video has shared the thrill of creating some of the most important live productions on earth. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, captivating content for sports stadium screens, entertainment shows, and rock concerts, and inspiring material for educational institutions, legislative assemblies, and houses of worship.
“Becoming part of Ross Video is an incredible opportunity to truly unlock the potential of Spidercam,” says Herbert Neff, Spidercam CEO. “We are looking forward to the benefits of integrating our camera systems and services offering into a highly innovative, true end-to-end live production company. We’ve already been working together producing live augmented reality with the combinations of our technology and Ross’ and there is a lot more we will be able to do in the future. Our camera solutions extend the current robotic solutions from Ross Video by offering unique and creative images.”
Ross is committed to continuing Spidercam’s excellent customer experience while offering more capabilities to even more customers. With this change in ownership, Spidercam’s customers and business partners can expect an influx of additional resources and support, thanks to Ross Video’s decades of live production expertise, strong in-house research and development team, and award-winning support program.