We can’t wait for Birddog to start shipping! This is one of the most exciting new products of NAB and showcases the awesome power of NewTek NDI technology! Birddog allows you to convert your existing camcorder into an NDI source that can be seen by any TriCaster or NDI aware streaming solution on your network. Pre-Order yours today – first shipment hopefully in late June.
Birddog from ProVideo Coalition on Vimeo.
Generating huge buzz at NAB 2017 was Australian company BirdDog. Their soon to be shipping product, BirdDog Studio, is a camera input box that receives input from HDMI or HD-SDI cameras and converts the signal to NewTek NDI™ and streams it to any NDI-enabled production system over IP, anywhere on your network. No wonder it received such huge buzz. ProVideo Coalition talked with Dan Miall of BirdDog about BirdDog Studio in the video above.
BirdDog Studio features:
- HD-SDI and HDMI inputs
- HD-SDI and HDMI outputs, with video looping to allow SDI2HDMI and HDMI2SDI conversion
- Conversion to NDI
- Gigabit Ethernet
- Onboard Dual-Color Tally
- Tally Out connector
- 5×35 LED Display, selectable Info, Tally, Multi-tally modes
- Software upgradeable
- Power from Ethernet or external DC power