BirdDog Next Gen Cameras are Here

Experience category-defining smooth, controllable movement and stunning image quality with X1 & X1 Ultra, with Halo Tally and AI Tracking for live production magic.

Say hello to seamless connectivity with NDI® | HX3 and Wi-Fi, ensuring you stay at the cutting edge of technological excellence.

An industry-first e-ink display that not only tells you everything you need to know, but stays brilliantly visible even when the camera is off!

X1 & X1 Ultra decode NDI|HX2 / NDI|HX3 at the same time! Say goodbye to guesswork with confidence monitoring or teleprompting output from camera.

Note: Black Models are in stock/shipping right now, White Models are coming soon!
Tally Light. It’s a halo Effect.
Professional results need professional tools. X1 and X1 Ultra sport the most visible and effective Tally system available. Up front with a large, daylight visible border, and out back with an interchangeable, illuminated numbering system. Your cast and crew will always know where to look to keep your audience engaged and your look polished.
AI Tracking. We welcome our AI overlords.
Every production could use a little help from a friend. The X1 and X1 Ultra keep your subject in focus with AI tracking technology, intelligently following your subject’s movements in real-time. Whether you’re orchestrating a live event, capturing spontaneous moments in a hybrid environment, or hunting down sports action, AI tracking helps you get well framed – without needing an octopus to run the controller
NDI® | HX3. Enhanced Reliability on More Networks.
The X1 and X1 Ultra deliver superior network performance via NDI® | HX3 integration. You get significantly reduced network impact and excellent image quality, meaning its more friendly in more network environments. BirdDog’s NDI® | HX3 delivers quality and performance you can count on
Integrated NDI® | HX Decoder. Let’s hook up.
The X1 and X1 Ultra are the world’s first PTZ cameras featuring an NDI® | HX* Decoder designed specifically for confidence monitoring, return feeds, or teleprompter usage. We’ve pulled all this connectivity into a single cable, radically simplifying how you interface with your equipment. Less gear. Less hassle. Whether you’re broadcasting live or delivering a CEO address, the integrated NDI HX decoder enables more brilliance with less setup
Connected but not connected.
No need to use cables to capture every shot. On top of regular ethernet with PoE, X1 and X1 Ultra have built-in Wi-Fi functionality. Easily capture shots from spots where it’s hard to run cable, seamlessly integrating into any environment. Your set up just became a whole lot more flexible
E-Ink Label. Get Inked.
The always-on e-Ink label on the X1 and X1 Ultra are game-changers. From network addresses for easy access to controls, this cool feature ensures that your set-up is clear and each camera easily identifiable even when the power is off

BirdDog MAKI Ultra Box Camera

Available in 12x & 20x 
This NDI® | HX3 camera powerhouse features lightning-fast autofocus and 4K60 capabilities for precise capture. Intuitive physical buttons on the side provide seamless control, letting you stay focused on creativity without technical distractions.
  • 4K60 Flexibility: MAKI Ultra features superior image quality, ensuring stunning visuals for every production, offering UHD quality at 60fps. 
  • HALO Tally: MAKI Ultra sports the most visible and effective Tally system on the market, up front with a large, daylight visible border.
  • Compact, yet mighty: A full suite of cutting edge functions cleverly packaged into an easily mountable camera
  • NDI® | HX3: enjoy reliable performance on more networks via NDI® | HX3.
  • Super-Fast Autofocus:  Featuring the latest laser-guided autofocus system, your shots will always be in focus.
  • On-board Buttons:  Easily make on-the fly changes to your framing or exposure
  • Serial Control:  Take control effortlessly with older control protocols, seamlessly integrating with your existing infrastructure.
  • USB Webcam: MAKI Ultra feature USB-C for connecting directly to Zoom, Teams, and most apps that supports a USB UVC input.
  • Control support: MAKI Ultra ships with its own IR remote, plus hardware control support for BirdDog PTZ Keyboard, Skaarhoj, and more





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