Ross Video News Release - Ross Video Acquires Rocket Surgery


Last Updated: April 17, 2015 8:55 pm GMT
(Las Vegas, Nevada--April 17, 2015) Today, Ross Video announced the acquisition of the assets of Rocket Surgery Design Services LLC. Rocket Surgery, based in Richmond, Virginia, USA specializes in the design of broadcast and production motion graphics (

Rocket Surgery’s founder and “Mission Commander” Jim Doyle is joining Ross Video and will head up Ross’ Creative Services Group as Director of Creative and Technical Services. Ross Creative Services has been in existence for less than a year and takes on graphic design projects for Ross clients that include broadcasters and major sports teams like The Arizona Cardinals and Jacksonville Jaguars.

“It is great to add the talents of Jim Doyle and his Rocket Surgery team to Ross Video,” commented David Ross, CEO of Ross Video. “Our creative services group has been going flat out over the past year since we started taking on graphic design projects for our clients and we simply haven’t had enough capacity to handle the workload. Our clients are looking for more than just equipment from us these days and adding Jim Doyle and team will give us the added talent and capacity to scale this important service to better meet their needs.”

Jim Doyle has a long history in creating compelling graphics for broadcast and production, building and managing creative teams, and inventing and implementing efficient graphics workflow tools and processes that have become standard methods used throughout the industry. Doyle previously worked with Media General as General Manager of their centralized graphics operation MGFX as well as NBC Universal as a Director of Design.

“Ross XPression is the best and most forward-thinking motion graphics platform in the industry. XPression continues to push the boundaries of what is creatively possible with graphics and branding. It is a wonderful opportunity to devote our energies in helping Ross’ clients create outstanding new productions with graphics from XPression,” said Jim Doyle, Mission Commander, Rocket Surgery Design Services. “Most importantly, we are excited about joining Ross Video. Ross has a talented team and has built a great corporate culture.”

Ross’ goal with Ross Creative Services is to create an amazing and flexible end-to-end customer experience. The strategy includes collaboration with the freelance design community and other design firms.

About Ross Video
Passionate about live production, Ross Video designs, manufactures and delivers dependable technology and services that power exceptional live video productions seen by billions of viewers around the world every day. Ross Video’s goal is to make it easy for customers to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, engaging material for sports stadium screens, legislative assemblies, entertainment shows and rock concerts, and inspiring content for houses of worship.

Relentlessly innovating, Ross Video delivers the world’s widest range of products and services for augmented reality and virtual sets, mobile live-event solutions, real-time motion graphics, robotic camera systems, social-media management, production switchers, routers, infrastructure products, video servers, newsroom systems, terminal equipment and more.
Ross products and services are designed to offer the best system integration and unmatched customer choice by both working together seamlessly and integrating tightly with third-party solutions.

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