BirdDog announces new PTZ cameras with NDI support

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At NAB 2022, BirdDog unveiled a slew of new products, including two PTZ camera models aimed at “enhancing” the PTZ experience.

The P110 and P120 set a “new benchmark for format support, connection flexibility and image quality,” the company notes, along with improved low-light performance.

The P110 features 10x optical zoom with the P120 at 20x making them ideal for a variety of production uses.

Both cameras offer deep NDI compatibility with SDI, HDMI and USB UVC for connectivity with Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

Both units house a Sony Exmor R back-illuminated sensor with BirdDog’s custom NDI silicon. This allows multiple NDI outputs, including NDI5, NDI | HX2 and HX3, as well as SRT, h.264 and Cloud Connect.

A unique feature of the P110 and P120 designs is the ability to pan, tilt and zoom simultaneously.

The cameras also include an OLED screen to display the device’s IP address, a 360-degree mohawk pointing light, and FreeD for augmented reality and virtual studio use.

The cameras start at $1799 for the P1110 and $1899 for the P120 and start shipping in May 2022.


BirdDog also announced an openGear NDI card with encode/decode production monitor and NDI to USB webcam adapter. On the software side, the company’s various solutions, including Camera Director and Central, have seen updates.

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