New Firmware Update Delivers Unrivaled Format Support for Globally Connected NDI® Workflows Without Need for Additional Computer Hardware
BirdDog (www.birddog.tv) today announced the release of BirdDog Silicon 2, a new firmware update that integrates BirdDog Cloud Connect directly into firmware, effectively enabling all BirdDog NDI® hardware solutions to create globally connected NDI workflows without the use of additional computer hardware.
Delivered as a free update for all BirdDog cameras, 4K Pro converters, and Flex NDI® encoders, BirdDog Silicon 2 delivers unparalleled format support in the industry’s most flexible, unrivaled NDI® workflow solutions.
BirdDog Silicon 2 supports all major industry standard formats, including NDI®, NDI|HX2, NDI|HX3, SRT, h.264, HEVC/h.265, RTMP, RTSP. Additionally, BirdDog has added capabilities for users to create globally connected workflows without any need for computers. Since Cloud Connect is built directly into the hardware, users are able to send directly from any supported device to another with no additional computers required.
This unique feature of the firmware presents compelling and efficient workflow opportunities for content creators. For example, users can connect a BirdDog PTZ Studio in London to a Master Control room in New York City while monitoring the broadcast in Melbourne and Paris simultaneously – all with a secure, reliable connection with extremely low latency, without the need for additional processing computers or ‘gateways’.
Cloud Connect features a series of applications that enables users to monitor a Silicon 2 activated BirdDog camera or converter on any iOS, Apple TV, Android Mobile, Android TV, and even Samsung Tizen device, all without the need for additional computers.
BirdDog Silicon 2 is available immediately and is a free firmware update for BirdDog customers. For more information on Silicon 2 or Cloud Connect, please visit www.birddog.tv/.
BirdDog is a global video technology company that enhances the quality, speed, and flexibility of video through a range of solutions, augmented with NDI® (Network Device Interface). This enables video-compatible products to communicate, deliver and receive high-definition video over a computer network in a high-quality, low-latency manner, that is frame accurate and suitable for switching in a live production environment. End users of BirdDog’s products cover a wide range of market segments, including Professional Video, Broadcast, Audio Visual and large private and public sector organizations. BirdDog listed on the Australian Stock Exchange 20 December 2021 (ASX ticker code: BDT). For more information, visit www.birddog.tv/.
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