BirdDog is a Melbourne based company making high quality, professional NDI interface products.
The World’s Best NDI Encoder
Studio NDI is the world’s most versatile, camera mountable, NDI encoder. With so many features packed into an aircraft grade aluminium case, Studio NDI gives you an unrivalled feature set.
- PURE NDI: Studio NDI is the world’s only hardware based encoder supporting NDI at the full Bitrate. Broadcast quality. Ultra-low latency. iFrame codec. No compromises.
- TALLY: Studio NDI makes Tally easy. Zero configuration, built-in large Tally display, selectable Tally borders on loop out, and an external Tally output.
- CROSS CONVERSION: Studio NDI is the world’s only NDI Encoder offering hardware based SDI to HDMI and HDMI to SDI cross conversion.
- FLEXIBLE POWER: Studio NDI can be powered by Power over Ethernet (PoE) or D-Tap from your camera battery. No need for a power adapter, although there is one in the box if you need it.
- LINK: Link allows you to send NDI encoded from any BirdDog encoder and receive that NDI stream and decode on any BirdDog decoder. More compatible NDI sources will be added in the future.
- AUDIO COMMS: Talk directly with camera operators using BirdDog Comms. Simply plug a headset in to Studio NDI and you are good to go.
The World’s Smallest NDI Encoder
BirdDog Mini is the only product in the world to offer full-bit rate1080p60 NDI Encoding, 1080p60 NDI Decoding (using BirdDog Link), Tally, Comms, and Power over Ethernet.
- PURE NDI: Mini is the World’s smallest NDI encoder. Full bit-rate NDI encoding with no compromises.
- 1080P60: With support for all resolutions from SD right through to 1080p and frame rates up to 60p, Mini is designed for maximum flexibility.
- TALLY: Mini makes Tally easy. Zero configuration, built-in Tally display, selectable Tally borders on loop out, and an external Tally output.
- FLEXIBLE POWER: Mini can be powered by Power over Ethernet (PoE) or D-Tap from your camera battery. No need for a power adapter, although there is one available should you you need it.
- COMMS: Native support for the best and most intuitive Audio Intercom system on the planet; BirdDog Comms.
- LINK: Mini supports BirdDog Link. Encode from any BirdDog Studio NDI or Mini and play out to a TV or monitor.
Like You’ve Never Seen Before
By harnessing the true power of NDI, BirdDog Comms is the world’s first audio intercom system integrating live camera feeds. Be in total control and see every angle of your live production with live video windows from every BirdDog Studio enabled camera source.
- TOUCH: In the fast paced world of live production, every second counts. By using a windows enabled touchscreen tablet the show director has complete lines of communication to the camera operators at their finger tips.
- PUSH TO TALK: BirdDog Comms fully supports Push To Talk (PTT) function. Simply push your call button on any BirdDog headset and talk to the group you have been set up in. It’s really that easy.
- GROUPS: Intuitive group management ensures everyone is on the right channel. BirdDog Comms makes it super easy to set up the call groups for clear lines of communication.