Production Hardware, Streaming

ESPN Billboard Powered By BirdDog Studio NDI

March 21, 2019

The uses of NDI keep growing and growing.  The possibility seems endless and the innovations ahead are difficult to imagine.  BirdDog released this case study on a popular event that needed multiple BirdDog Studios to encode and decode video feeds back and forth in a labyrinth to produce a live stream for ESPN.  The live Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Streaming

NewTek Guide to the NewTek Connect Spark and Connect Spark Pro NDI Converters

March 15, 2019

Bringing in any data or media signal wirelessly poses challenges but also has their benefits.  With the creation of NDI, transmitting video wirelessly is now possible.  NewTek developed the Connect Spark NDI Converters to have an easy-to-use and less expensive option to introduce this technology to new and possibly skeptical users.  With one connection to Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Streaming

BirdDog Studio NDI Product Spotlight

March 9, 2018

This week’s Videoguys Product Spotlight features the BirdDog Studio NDI.  Convert your SDI or HDMI camera feeds to pure NDI easily with the BirdDog Studio.  With near zero latency this is the fastest converter converting to pure NDI today.  At $895.00 this NDI converter is a great addition to any production workflow.  If your production Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Streaming

NewTek Connect Spark & BirdDog Studio NDI Selected Videoguys Top Products of 2017 Video

January 5, 2018

Both the NewTek Connect Spark and BirdDog Studio are on-camera NDI encoders that turn the HDMI or SDI output of your HD camcorder into an NDI signal. Now you can connect your camcorder to your TriCaster or any other NDI enabled mixer / switcher via your standard GigE network or even Wi-Fi! This is so cool! NO more hassles Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,