Studio NDI is the world's flagship NDI® Encoder and Decoder. BirdDog Studio enables your existing cameras to be included into a new IP workflow for your live productions. Once you convert your HDMI or SDI signal to IP the possibilities of live productions are magnified. Any network connection becomes a live video input into your switcher.
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, return feed, NDI® tally system, PoE, and compatibility with BirdDog's Comms and Central Apps, Studio NDI is the perfect addition to any live producers toolkit.
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.
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®.
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.
Featuring the world's only dual processing technology Studio NDI is capable of Asynchronous Dual Encoding and Asynchronous Return Feed*.
(1x NDI® Encode and 1x NDI® Decode).