BirdDog NDI® Is Here
Welcome to the world of NDI®. (Network Device Interface)
Event Sound and Light are pleased to be a dealer for BirdDog products.
Utilising existing network infrastructure NDI® is a versitile tool enabling systems, devices, and applications to connect and communicate over IP to share video, audio, and data. using existing equipment or using the latest NDI® enabled devices.
BirdDog have a variety of products available including:
NDI® PTZ cameras and keyboards for direct connection.
Converters for existing HDMI and SDI equipment with built in Tally light.
Software solutions for Comms, Camera Control, Multiview amongst others.
Dante® support coming Autum 2020
We are please to announce that we have stock available for sale, demo and can offer expertise in system design and integration.
Keep reading for further information. Full Specs available on BirdDogs website, see link below.
Incorporating NDI®, Sony CMOS sensors and Bolin build quality BirdDog are Leading the way in NDI® enabled hardware.
A variety of PTZ cameras, NDI® encoders and decoders and software solutions are bring NDI® solutions to you, from the P100 entry level PTZ camera to the P4K using a huge 1” Sony Exmor R CMOS back lit Sensor with 14.4 million effective pixels giving stunning pictures in 4K resolution with full bandwidth NDI®
NDI® has never looked so good.
Designed for serious production the image quality of P200 is best in class. By teaming up BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip, a Sony CMOS Backlit Sensor, and a true Sony Image Module, P200 has lightening auto focus, incredibly sharp images, and insanely fast zoom. P200 has frame rates up to 1080p60, 30x optical zoom, and features independent, live triple outputs in SDI, HDMI and Full NDI®.
Full NDI®. No compromises.
In the world of NDI® there are two flavours, NDI® and NDI|HX. NDI® is a variable bit rate, I-Frame codec that is reaches around 140Mbits at 1080p60 and is visually lossless. NDI|HX is a compressed, long-GOP, H.264 variant that reaches around 12Mbits at 1080p60. P200 is a Full NDI® camera.
Tally light that just works.
NDI® has tally information built into the metadata so when P200 is connected to an NDI® enabled switcher the tally light on the front of the unit to ensure your on air talent will always know which camera is live. There is no configuration required; it just works.
Triple output. NDI®, SDI and HDMI.
With NDI®, SDI, and HDMI simultaneous outputs the P200 is ready to go live with your full NDI® workflow today or if you are still in an old school SDI workflow you can control via RS422, RS485, and RS232. No matter which way you like to work, you can rest easy in the knowledge that P200 has you covered for all workflow situations.
Weatherproof Full NDI® PTZ.
Designed for fixed outdoor installations such as sports, the IP67 rating and the Wind Load Durability rating equal to that of a category 4 Hurricane, which means A300 can withstand pretty much any weather conditions. By teaming up BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip, a Sony CMOS backlit sensor, and a true Sony Image module A300 has lightning auto focus, incredibly sharp images, and insanely fast zoom. A300 has frame rates up to 1080p60, 30x optical zoom, and outputs SDI and Full NDI® simultaneously.
Sony Sensor. You deserve the best.
The best pictures come from the best silicon. A300 is teams up a world class Sony CMOS Backlit Sensor with the BirdDog custom NDI® chip to form a match made in silicon heaven. Your productions deserve the best.
Sony Image Module. Optics done right.
Lightning auto focus. Insanely fast zoom. Precision optics. The only way to achieve the best picture quality is with image module made by the world’s best. A300 uses a true Sony image module to give unparalleled performance, picture quality, and responsiveness.
All weather. Keep your NDI® dry.
With an IP67 rating A300 is perfect for fixed installations in outdoor and indoor environments. The nitrogen filled housing ensures no fog, and the external housing has been treated for corrosion resistance against salt spray. With -40°C to +60°C operating temperature rating A300 has been designed to withstand the most extreme elements on earth.
Hello Sony 1” Sensor. Meet NDI.
P4K is the real deal. A huge 1” Sony Exmor R CMOS back lit Sensor and 14.4 million effective pixels enable P4K to deliver stunning pictures in 4K resolutions with Full Bandwidth NDI. Excellent light sensitivity makes P4K perfect for all broadcast applications, sports, remote studios, newsrooms, house of worship and any shoot where quality matters.
More than just a production PTZ. Shoot true cinematic styles.
P4K is a PTZ designed for the most demanding live production shoots and supports all the traditional frame rates you would expect including 29.97 but now you can use your PTZ as a camera for TVC’s, drama, and shoot 24p for that wonderful cinematic look.
Advanced Colour Controls.
With user selectable gamma settings and black gamma adjustment, fine tuning your shot has never been more flexible in a PTZ. Sony’s legendary sensor technology sets the tone for your next quality production.
Superfine Robotics. Precise control at your fingers.
P4K’s robotics are super precise and super sensitive. Wind down the panning and tilting speeds to create super professional shots that are dramatic, or crank up the speeds for high action sports to allow you to follow the movements.
World’s First NDI® PTZ Controller.
BirdDog PTZ Keyboard is a full featured PTZ Keyboard that supports NDI®, NDI|HX, Visca over IP, RS422, and RS232. By harnessing BirdDog’s next generation NDI® and IP technology, it’s never been easier to discover, connect, and control your PTZ cameras. Featuring superior ergonomics, premium buttons and joystick, all in a beautiful form factor this is the PTZ controller you have been waiting for.
Universal control. Mix and Match protocols.
Never before has a PTZ controller been so flexible. PTZ Keyboard is the world’s first PTZ controller with NDI® and NDI|HX support. Along with NDI® there is support for Visca over IP, RS422, and RS232. You can mix and match cameras from any of the supported protocols and control them all from a single PTZ Keyboard.
Superior Ergonomics. Built for Humans.
Using the PTZ Keyboard is a breeze with well thought out button layout. Quickly access all the cameras on the network, and set up quick access buttons for all your favourite settings such as Exposure, Focus, Zoom, and movement speeds.
The one that started it all.
Studio NDI is the world’s flagship NDI® Encoder and Decoder. Built around BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip and housed in an aircraft grade aluminium case, Studio NDI has been engineered from the ground up for real-world users. Featuring SDI and HDMI inputs and outputs, built-in cross converter, active loop outs, audio intercom system, NDI® tally system, PoE, and compatibility with BirdDog’s Comms and Central Apps, Studio NDI is the perfect addition to any live producers toolkit.
NDI® Encode or Decode. Choose your own adventure.
Built with total flexibility in mind Studio NDI can be configured as an NDI® Encoder or NDI® Decoder with a simple click of a button. Studio NDI is the World’s Only NDI® Hardware capable of Encoding resolutions up to 1080p60 SDI and HDMI to NDI® and Decoding NDI® resolutions up to 1080p60 to SDI or HDMI.
Extreme Speed. It’s all about the silicon.
BirdDog’s revolutionary custom silicon chip is what drives the best NDI products on the planet. Only BirdDog’s hardware can do line-based processing to give the fastest possible NDI® Encoding or Decoding technically possible.
Adaptive bit rate. Slide your way to glory.
Full NDI® is a variable bit rate codec. In normal circumstances BirdDog recommends allowing around 140Mbps in HD, or 6 streams per 1GbE cable with some headroom. In 4K it is recommended to allow around 300Mbps or 3 streams with some headroom to allow for any unforeseen spikes.
With BirdDog’s tools you can select the bit rate to suit your bandwidth and requirements. In both HD you can slide between 80-180Mbps and in 4K you can select the data rate to be anywhere between 60 and 360Mbps.