NDI has been officially named a Crestron Integrated partner

NDI has been officially named a Crestron Integrated partner. Specifically, NDI’s integration into Crestron’s 1 Beyond Cameras and Automate VX multi-camera speaker tracking solution, will simplify video workflows. Check out the Press Release below covering the news.
NDI Gains Crestron Integrated Partner Recognition
NDI’s Integration into Crestron’s 1 Beyond Cameras signals the latest major contribution from the intelligent video solutions provider to the NDI ecosystem
STOCKHOLM (June 6, 2024) – NDI, the plug-and-play connectivity standard, announced it has been named an official Crestron Integrated Partner. Crestron, a leading global provider of workplace collaboration technology, offers NDI support on the Crestron 1 Beyond line of broadcast-quality PTZ cameras and Automate VX multi-camera speaker tracking solution. These products are designed to bring equity and boost interactivity to meeting room applications, a critical use case for pro AV. The integration allows Crestron to use NDI as a protocol to simplify video workflows.

Crestron leads the market with a range of products and solutions that incorporate support for standard interfaces and technologies that foster interoperability. Crestron including NDI for the 1 Beyond and Automate VX solution shows the importance of NDI as a technology across all market verticals.

Crestron’s 1 Beyond cameras and Automate VX solution are used with video conferencing platforms such as Microsoft Teams® Rooms and Zoom Rooms® software to level up the experience in meeting rooms of all sizes with clear, crisp intelligent video. By integrating NDI interfaces into its cameras, Creston simplifies the cabling for installation as a single ethernet cable can carry power, control, and video. For high profile or multi-purpose spaces that require a high camera count, NDI protocol ensures high-quality video with easy connectivity. Additionally, the integration significantly contributes to NDI’s ecosystem with uniquely capable camera products that are ready to be specified into any NDI workflow, fostering the adoption and standardization of best-of-breed technologies in pro AV. The integration of NDI features into Crestron’s products demonstrates the benefits of professional-grade tools and functionalities to their customers.
“Becoming a Crestron Integrated Partner marks a significant milestone for NDI,” said Charles Dobson, Business Development at NDI. “Crestron’s position as the market leader in pro AV, combined with their innovative PTZ camera line, positions us to drive forward the adoption of NDI technology and demonstrate how NDI’s capabilities enhance the quality and performance of Crestron’s ecosystem.”

Between 2019 and 2020, the adoption of workplace collaboration technology solutions surged by 322%. The global pandemic may have opened the door to new possibilities, but the evolution in and continued adoption of collaborative software continues to expand.

In 2021, 79% of the global workforce reported leveraging digital collaboration tools, with 99% of remote workers relying on five separate conferencing apps on average. However, 64% of organizations reported experiencing daily challenges in integrating technologies from various collaboration vendors. Whether employees work remotely or in-office, collaboration technology has an established role. The partnership between NDI and Crestron addresses these connectivity and compatibility challenges, bridging the gap with seamless integration.
“The integration of NDI technology into our 1 Beyond camera line is a testament to NDI’s commitment to innovation and excellence in pro AV. This partnership enriches both Crestron and NDI’s respective ecosystems and provides the pro AV market with unique capabilities and solutions,” said Bob Bavolacco, director of technology partnerships.
NDI, a fast-growing tech company, is removing the limits to video and audio connectivity. NDI – Network Device Interface – is used by millions of customers worldwide and has been adopted by more media organizations than any other IP standard, creating the industry's largest IP ecosystem of products.

NDI allows multiple video systems to identify and communicate with one another over IP; it can encode, transmit and receive many streams of high-quality, low-latency, frame-accurate video and audio in real-time. The growth of NDI is backed by a growing community of installers, developers, AV professionals, and users who are deeply engaged with the company through community events and initiatives. NDI is a part of Vizrt. For more information: https://ndi.video/

About Crestron
At Crestron, we build technology for every way people work everywhere in the world – from desktops to boardrooms, offices to multinationals. Technology that adapts to what you have and prepares you for what you will need. Platforms, devices, and systems designed to improve communication and collaboration, all managed by a cloud-based system for easy deployment, monitoring, and upgrading. At Crestron, we create simpler solutions so people can work faster, better, and more productively. Discover Crestron at www.crestron.com.

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