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BirdDog Enters the Audio Communications Market with the Launch of BirdDog Comms at NAB 2018


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First Plug-and-Play Audio Comms with Video Over NDI; Harnesses the Power of NDI to Integrate Live Camera Feeds, Gives Camera Operators Complete Control of Every Angle in Live Productions

 

Melbourne, Australia (April 8, 2018) –  BirdDog (www.bird-dog.tv)  today announced it is entering the NDI Audio Communications market with the launch of BirdDog Comms at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas next week.

 

BirdDog Comms is the industry’s first plug-and-play audio communications with video over NDI, facilitating communications between camera operators and production staff during live broadcasts. BirdDog Comms harnesses the power of NDI to enable the industry’s first audio intercom system that integrates live camera feeds, giving everyone complete control to see any angle of a live production, with live video touch-screen windows from every BirdDog enabled camera source.

 

BirdDog Comms is priced at $495.00 USD, however is available free of charge for all registered BirdDog Studio NDI users. Additionally, BirdDog Comms is available for $495 to new BirdDog Mini customers.

 

The BirdDog team will be available to demonstrate BirdDog Comms at NAB 2018 in their booth #C1146 in the Central Hall of the LVCC.

 

BirdDog Comms: What’s Hot

By harnessing the true power of NDI, BirdDog Comms is the world’s first audio intercom system integrating live camera feeds. BirdDog Comms also integrates a number of features to further streamline audio communications over NDI, including:

 

  • Groups: Intuitive group management ensures everyone is on the right channel. BirdDog Comms makes it easy to set up call groups for clear lines of communication.

 

  • Push to Talk: BirdDog Comms fully supports Push To Talk (PTT) function. Simply push the call button on any BirdDog headset and instantly communicate with the group that’s been set up in.

 

  • Touch: In the fast paced world of live production, every second counts. With BirdDog Comms, a Windows-enabled touchscreen tablet empowers show directors with complete lines of communication to the camera operators at their finger tips.

 

Pricing and Availability

BirdDog Comms is available in Q2 and is priced at $495.00 USD. BirdDog Comms also is available as a free bundle for BirdDog Studio NDI customers, and is available free for a limited time for BirdDog Mini customers. For more information on BirdDog Comms, or for information on how to purchase from BirdDog’s global network of distributors, please visit www.bird-dog.tv/.

About BirdDog

BirdDog is dedicated to simplifying your transition from baseband video to IP workflows such as NDI. With a team of innovative and slightly quirky engineers, our goal is simple – make great products at great prices. BirdDog is an Australian company based out of Melbourne. To learn more about BirdDog, please visit www.bird-dog.tv/.

 


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