BirdDog Studio NDI
BirdDog Studio NDI – The most complete NDI Encoder & decoder on the planet.
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, dual NDI® encoding, 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.
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. Studio NDI hardware only Encodes and Decodes Full YUV422 NDI®.
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.
SDI, HDMI. Life is all about connections.
Studio NDI is the World’s Only NDI® hardware Encoder/Decoder featuring both SDI and HDMI inputs and outputs.
Cross Converter. Send it where you need it.
Studio NDI’s unique video processing engine allows for the ultimate flexibility to fit your needs. Use a standalone cross converter or choose your routing path. In single channel NDI® Encode mode both the SDI and HDMI outputs are live. Dual NDI Encoding allows for simple loop out on both inputs or routing of the SDI input to the HDMI output and vice versa. Return Feed allows the video input to be looped out either the SDI or HDMI outputs or you can chose to have the NDI® input routed to any of the outputs.
Free Comms Lite. Upgrade to Comms Pro.
Studio NDI includes free Audio Intercom software, Comms Lite. Comms Lite supports four BirdDog devices and one Director.