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Microsoft Teams Brings Full Compatibility with NDI® 5 for Webinars and Broadcasts

Learn more about the Teams experience with NDI® 5 here Bergen, Norway and San Antonio, Texas —October 7, 2021 — NDI®, a Vizrt Group brand, is now fully compatible with Microsoft Teams — allowing Teams users to harness the full capabilities of NDI 5 enabled technologies for broadcasts, webinars, and other video applications. NDI 5 is a high-performance connectivity and control standard allowing NDI devices to operate on a single IP network to provide real-time, ultra-low latency video production. Effective immediately, Microsoft Teams and NDI 5 work seamlessly together to ensure better privacy and security for users. The enhanced NDI Tools available

NDI® partners with Adobe for enhanced Creative Cloud support

Watch the Adobe Creative Cloud Masterclass with Andrew Cross here San Antonio, Texas — October 4th, 2021 — Today NDI®, a Vizrt Group brand, announced its upgraded support of Adobe® Creative Cloud®, following the launch of NDI 5 earlier this year. NDI (Network Device Interface) expanded its capabilities for Adobe Creative Cloud with integrated extension panels for Adobe Premiere® Pro and After Effects®. The new NDI output streamlines production by removing the need for producers and creatives to export designs for teams and clients to review them. NDI® is a high-performance standard that allows anyone to use real time, ultra-low

SWIT Joins NDI® Advanced SDK Developers Program. Launches 21.5 & 23.8-inch Professional Monitors with NDI

Nanjing, China – August 30th, 2020 – SWIT Electronics, the broadcast monitor manufacturer, today announced the launch of professional NDI® monitors based on the latest NDI® 5 SDK. These all-new displays support high bandwidth NDI sources and deliver broadcast quality color performance and a variety of monitoring tools for video production reference. There are 2 sizes of LCD panels available at launch: the 21.5-inch BM-215-NDI display and 23.8-inch BM-245-NDI display. Both displays are 1920 x 1080 FHD LCDs with 400nits LED backlight, H/V 178° full view angle, and wide color gamut of 100% DCI-P3 coverage for professional productions. The monitors

NDI 5 Bridge Update

NDI 5® Update Dear NDI Community, We wanted to thank you for the amazing reception that you have given us with NDI version 5 – we’ve had such an incredible reaction from you, the NDI Community. When we gave away 10,000 copies of our HX Camera App for mobile to celebrate the launch, we thought this would last a week; we ran out in just two hours. Our NDI developer update was viewed by over 1M individual IPs in just 24 hours. And the NDI 5® launch itself generated 12k downloads of NDI Tools in the space of a week.

Kiloview S2 H.265/H.264- 4K HDMI Video Encoder

Changsha, China – August 5th, 2021 – Kiloview today launched the S2, a gear designed to meet the needs of all 4K video transmission applications, and it’s the true 4K encoder that can accept real 4Kp60 HDMI input and encodes up to 4Kp30. Kiloview S2 H.265/H.264-4K HDMI Video Encoder can encode HDMI2.0 video source with H.265 and compress into IP stream (NDI®❘HX supported) to realize long-distance HD transmission/live broadcast over WAN or LAN. It supports SRT/RTMP/RTMPS/HLS/UDP/RTSP and NDI®❘HX and voice intercom, with more functions video rotation &cropping, text overlay, recording, etc. Featured with powerful functions such as PoE, built-in dual

Densitron Advances Software-Driven IP Workflows With NDI®

Crawley, UK – 27 July 2021 – Densitron, the global leader in innovative Human Machine Interaction (HMI) and display technology, today announced its support for software-driven IP workflows using NDI®. Joining the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling IP-based customer workflows, Densitron will integrate NDI into its Control System ‘IDS’ to be recognizable as a source by other NDI-enabled applications and devices connected to a standard Ethernet local area network. NDI is a brand of the Vizrt Group and a royalty-free technology that allows video and audio sources to be shared bi-directionally

NDI® now supported in latest Zoom Rooms release

—Latest version of Zoom Rooms for Windows software includes support for NDI® to help prepare workspaces for the hybrid workforce— Bergen, Norway—July 22, 2021— NDI®, a Vizrt Group brand, is happy to announce that NDI is now supported in Zoom Rooms. The move follows the adoption of NDI by Zoom for MacOS and Microsoft Teams in 2020, and Skype in 2018. Zoom Rooms brings HD video collaboration into any space - in the office, in the classroom, or at home - and enables in-person and remote participants to interact in real time. NDI® technology is a solution to connect media

The revolution has begun: NDI® 5 is now available for download

NDI® 5.0 is here! We are delighted to be able to share the latest version of the world’s most used IP-video technology with the NDI community for free. Developers; please download the free NDI® 5 SDK. We’ve added a huge amount of new features and capabilities to help you unleash even more storytelling creativity. Features like GPU acceleration for faster processing, IP-based genlock for easy and stable synchronization, support for ARM devices to open up a whole new low-cost video future and much, much more. NDI Users; you can download the free NDI® 5 Tools today. This is our biggest

Kiloview N6, based on NDI SDK 5.0, both NDI and NDI®❘HX, Encoder and Decoder

Changsha, China – July 15, 2021– Kiloview today launched the N6, the only gear that is based on NDI SDK 5.0 and it’s an HD HDMI/NDI and NDI®❘HX bi-directional converter. Kiloview N6 HDMI/NDI bi-directional converter that supports HD HDMI input (encoder) to both NDI and NDI®❘HX with loop through for view on monitor, or HDMI video output (decoder) from NDI and NDI®❘HX. Featured with powerful functions such as PoE, built-in big tally light, PTZ control, 3.5mm audio line in/out as well as Mic in for intercom functions, N6 is the easiest way to get access to the fabulous NDI world

Connecting Instructors and Students With AVer and NDI®

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, UW-Parkside was forced to move quickly to a hybrid and distance learning model. “Up until 2019, we only had one room dedicated to distance education which served mostly as a receive function for the school, not a broadcast site. There was no way for professors to communicate with remote students unless they used their own laptop with the web cam,” said Linda Wawiorka, Instructional Technology Manager, UW-Parkside. In 2020, they made the bold move to embrace video cameras from AVer using NDI® to change the face of the way their instructors and students would teach

Networking Best Practice: A guide to getting the most out of NDI® and your network

The wonderful thing about NDI® (Network Device Interface) is that it can be utilized on almost any Gigabit network. As production needs grow however, additional considerations will be required and that is what this paper will cover. This paper is intended to deliver the essential facts with best practices and is intended for professionals familiar with common networking devices and concepts. NDI Networking Best Practices Download

Guildhall

London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama meet Covid 19 challenges with a new NDI infrastructure and TriCaster connecting staff and students. Read the Complete article Click here

KMH'S NDI® STREAMING LAB IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

—Streaming Capabilities Meet Growing Need for Remote Production— With remote production rapidly becoming a requirement more than an option, KMH Audio-Video Integration has added live IP streaming to its list of services. KMH recently conducted the first tests of its new NDI® streaming lab from its central hub in Brooklyn, N.Y. The team managed live web feeds among its Brooklyn and Hauppauge, N.Y. locations, plus an additional remote site. Click here to read the full story.

Saving the Music: Miami Video Director and NewTek Dealer Unite to Rescue Acclaimed Jazz Series in the Wake of COVID-19

Read the Complete article “I am just blown away by the quality of the production,” says Alana Perez, Director of Pinecrest Gardens, the lush botanical park that contains Miami’s famed Banyan Bowl. “It’s as good as any concert I’ve seen on television. It’s Broadway. It’s Hollywood.” For the past eleven years, the Banyan Bowl has been home to south Florida’s premier jazz concert series. “It’s the most magical concert venue in the world,” Perez says. Taking in the natural splendor of Miami’s Banyan Bowl, with its gently swaying palm trees and tropical sun, it’s hard to argue with her. “It’s

Salrayworks Releases High Bandwidth NDI cameras in the Sharon line, Sharon 20 and Sharon 30

Adding to their existing high bandwidth NDI PTZ the Sharon 360, Salrayworks has unveiled two more PTZs in their Sharon line of cameras. These models are more cost effective, while maintaining the same high bandwidth, high bandwidth NDI as the original. The Sharon 30 has much of the same features as the Sharon 360; 30X Sony Optical Zoom, Sony Exmor R CMOS 12X digital zoom, 3G-SDI / HDMI / high bandwidth NDI / CVBS interface, and Visca RS422 / Visca IP / NDI control. The 360 degree full rotation from the Sharon 360 has been scaled back to a 172

Industry Reacts With Excitement to NDI®5

SAN ANTONIO, TX—June 4, 2021— Several major technology providers in the professional AV and broadcast industries have reacted with excitement to the NDI 5 announcement on Wednesday, June 2. NDI®, is a Vizrt Group brand and the world’s most widely adopted software-defined IP video standard. NDI 5 allows anyone to easily share live, high quality, low latency video with anyone else in real time, using billions of devices. Further indication of excitement behind NDI 5 is highlighted by NDI’s limited time offer of 10,000 free downloads of the NDI®∣HX Camera app for smartphone users. The 10,000 free downloads were consumed

Apantac Launches PTZ Camera with NDI® Built-In

Apantac, manufacturer of multiviewers, video walls, extension and signal processing solutions announces today its new PTZ (pan - tilt - zoom) Camera for professional video and streaming applications using NDI®. Apantac has integrated NDI into its new 1080P PTZ camera to be recognizable as a source by other NDI-enabled applications and devices connected to a standard Ethernet local area network. It joins the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling IP-based customer workflows. Read the full story https://www.apantac.com/media/articles/pr/apantac-launches-ptz-camera-with-ndi-r-built-in/

NDI®5 and Adobe® Creative Cloud® Remove All Physical Distance Between Video Editor and Playout

—NDI® 5 delivers Adobe Premiere® Pro's "Program Monitor" video output anywhere in the world— SAN ANTONIO, TX—June3, 2021— NDI®, a Vizrt Group brand, unveiled NDI version 5-a true revolution in video storytelling that turns the whole world into your studio.From the planet’s largest broadcasters to billions of everyday smartphone users with a story to tell, NDI 5 makesit possible,for the first timein history,toconnect to any device,in any location, anywherein the world-and transmit live video to whereveryou are.Physical studios can connect to ones in the cloud and remote video production effectively becomes local. NDI for Adobe® Creative Cloud® enableseditors and producers

NDI® 5 Moves Video & Audio Anywhere In The World - For Free

—The world's most widely adopted software-defined IP video standard now allows anyone to easily share live, high quality, low latency video with anyone else in real time, using billions of devices— SAN ANTONIO, TX—June 2, 2021—NDI®, a Vizrt Group brand, today unveiled NDI version 5 - a true revolution in video storytelling that turns the whole world into your studio. From the planet’s largest broadcasters to billions of smartphone users with a story to tell, NDI 5 makes it possible, for the first time in history, to connect to any device, in any location, anywhere in the world - allowing

Sky Racing Takes Remote Track with Sienna's NDI® Software

Beaming out thoroughbred, harness, and greyhound racing from 172 venues Sky Racing covers an astonishing amount of territory across Australia. But, at the onset of the Covid-19 lockdown they realized they needed some help to keep the racing going. While they had the ability for the majority of their staff to work remotely with ease, but the problem was that they could remote control operations, but couldn’t see all of their outputs. Fortuitously, the folks at Sky Racing were already working with Sienna. With Sienna’s ability to deliver scalable, modular, broadcast infrastructure distributed over the internet, it was the perfect

SVG Tech Panel: What's New in NDI

NDI® flexed its muscles during the COVID-19 pandemic as it allowed sports productions of all shapes and sizes to move forward with as little compromise as possible. The NDI standard continues to evolve while its user base expands and during this panel leaders will discuss some of the latest developments related to NDI, new products, and new workflows. Join NDI Senior Product Manager Roberto Musso, BirdDog Co-Founder and CEO Dan Miall and Pac-12 Networks Remote Technology Manager Brent Brown for a panel discuss on What’s New in NDI. Thursday, June 10, 1:45 p.m. EDT Join the conversation. Register Here to:

Telescript Announces World's First - Displays With NDI® Built-In

Tappan, NY. May 17th, 2021 – Telescript International, a leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, announced today the addition of both Teleprompter and Stand Alone displays supporting IP content using NDI®. Joining the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling IP-based customer workflows, Telescript International has integrated NDI into 4x3 Prompter Monitors and 16x9 1080p Non-Prompter Reference Displays. Telescript’s IP monitors auto-sense full bandwidth NDI and NDI®|HX protocols. NDI sources can be selected via the easy-to-use browser-based interface, or by the source selection buttons directly on the monitor. Additionally, NDI tally data is available via

NewTek™ Saves eGaming Producer LocalGames From COVID Disaster

Read the Complete article “Because all our content is on network, we require a workflow that allows us to efficiently stream video to the network,” says Bernardo Pizurnia, CEO of LocalGames, a Latin American video production company. “And that’s why we chose to go with NewTek. Their products are designed with livestreaming in mind.” In 2020, LocalGames ran smack into COVID-19 only to realize their traditional workflow for producing live broadcasts of eGaming tournaments was completely unworkable. No longer could the company produce their broadcasts from auditoriums packed with gaming enthusiasts, eager to watch their joystick heroes battle it out

BirdDog's Dan Miall on the Power of NDI®

BirdDog NDI®-based tools were a big part of NBA All-Star Weekend as well as AVP Professional Beach Volleyball. Dan Miall, BirdDog, CEO, discusses the projects and why they were important. To read the full article click this link. https://www.sportsvideo.org/2021/04/21/svg-sportstech-on-demand-birddogs-dan-miall-on-the-power-of-ndi/

PTZ Cameras: The Sky is the Limit

PTZ technology has come on leaps and bounds since they were first introduced over 10 years ago, and as we’ve seen, NDI is being rapidly adopted on cameras from Panasonic, Sony, Canon and PTZOptics’ Huddlecam for video conference. It has never been easier for broadcasters and AV users to implement AV-over-IP. Click the link to read the full article. http://europe.nxtbook.com/nxteu/lesommet/inbroadcast_202104/index.php#/p/24

Science Image NDI® Studio 4K Series Converters

—Science Image released three new NDI® 4 K converters: 1) NDI studio 4 K H, 2) NDI studio 4 K S and 3) NDI studio 4 K SH.— NDI studio 4 K H is a 4 K version converter with HDMI Input/Output interface, NDI studio 4 K S is a 12 G SDI UHD version converter with SDI Input/Output interface, and NDI studio 4 K SH is a full interface version of 12 G SDI and HDMI 4 K. The three newly released NDI 4 K boxes all have the same features, such as high bandwidth NDI coder and decoder,

Teradek Joins the NDI® Ecosystem

Teradek Cube 700 Series owners can now add NDI® for better quality, lower latency IP video delivery. Hailed as one of the most efficient protocols in existence, NDI is now enabled for the Cube 700 Series Encoders Teradek’s Cube 705 and 755 encoder owners can now purchase an NDI license NDI enables Cube owners to transport frame-accurate IP video without long distance cables April 21, 2021, Irvine, CA Irvine, CA — Teradek joins the NDI ® ecosystem to power its innovative line of encoders: Teradek Cube 705 and Teradek Cube 755. By purchasing an NDI license, Cube owners can use

BZBGEAR® Advances Software-Driven IP Workflows with NDI®

—Fusing technological solutions, BZBGEAR® and NDI® transcend the boundaries of live streaming and broadcasting.— **April 22, 2021 ** – BZBGEAR®, an audiovisual company producing Pro AV and live streaming camera solutions, announces support for software-driven IP workflows using NDI®. They join the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products enabling IP-based workflows. BZBGEAR fuses NDI into three PTZ camera lines: BG-4KND-12XUHP, BG-UPTZ-ND series, and BG-ND-XHSRP series. These cameras will be identifiable as a source by other NDI-enabled products connected to a standard local network. NDI is a Vizrt Group brand and a royalty-free technology allowing audio and video sources to be

Magewell Unveils New Universal Encoder

—Magewell Unveils New Universal Media Encoder for Live Streaming, Production, AV-over-IP and More.— January 28, 2021 — Nanjing, China: Magewell is kicking off 2021 with the launch of its new Ultra Encode family of universal live media encoders. Supporting multiple encoding formats – including H.264, H.265, and NDI®∣HX – and a wide array of delivery protocols, the new hardware offers systems integrators, video professionals, and OEM partners a flexible and affordable encoding solution for applications ranging from live streaming and remote contribution to IP-based production and AV-over-IP. “While our Ultra Stream encoders continue to be extremely popular for users with

Thai Monastery Wat Na Pa Pong Broadcasts Timeless Buddhist Teaching with TriCaster® and NDI®

Wat Na Pa Pong is a Theravada Buddhist monastery in Thailand. People come to the temple from many cities, locally and globally, with followers from more than 30 countries. To better serve the growing interest in Buddhawajana, Wat Na Pa Pong has embraced modern technology in their strategies. Now, anyone with a mobile phone or tablet can instantly read, listen, and watch Buddhawajana virtually from anywhere, at any time. In the past, Wat Na Pa Pong had used an analog system. They had issues with image jitter during their live broadcast at times. They also needed more HDMI channels. Read

VuWall Introduces the VuStream 150 Encoder/Decoder Appliance Advancing Software-Driven IP Workflows With NDI® to Displays and Video Walls

—Bringing Low-Latency, High-Performance Video Enhancing Visualization Experiences to Control Rooms and Corporate Workspaces— MONTREAL – April 7, 2021 – VuWall, a technology leader in video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, today announced support for software–driven IP workflows by integrating the NDI® protocol in the VuStream 150 encoder/decoder appliance. VuStream 150 now supports NDI–enabled applications and devices using standard Ethernet local area networks. VuWall’s NDI implementation puts them amongst the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products, as they join the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling interoperability within IP–based customer workflows. NDI is a royalty–free technology that allows video,

Introducing Sienna Unite

Built with decades of broadcast experience, Unite is different to ‘consumer’ browser based video solutions. Purpose designed for Client-Server direct connections without intermediate or 3rd party connection or relay servers. Click here to learn more.

Avonic Introduces its New CM70-NDI Camera

With the introduction of the CM70-NDI, Avonic adds a new high-quality camera to its CM70-series. The NDI® protocol has recently gained more momentum as more and more webinar and live production studios are being built using full IP setup. By adding the CM70-NDI PTZ camera to its assortment, Avonic provides an answer to the increased demand for simplified IP connectivity within PROAV fixed install projects. Available in black and white and now shipping! Click here to learn more.

Canon Announces new PTZ Camera

Meet Canon’s new line of 4K PTZ cameras and an IP controller: the CRN–300 and CR–N500, and the RC–IP100 PTZ camera joystick controller . Canon has never been one to sit out on an opportunity to enter new markets, and during the past year, a need has manifested in the world for remotely controlled, networked cameras to create high–quality broadcast productions with minimal staff and crew over the Internet from just about anywhere. Each camera fits the needs of specific production styles, featuring NDI®∣HX compatibility, high–resolution sensors, UHD 4K video capture, as well as a variety of remote control options

Kiloview Released U40, a 4K NDI® Codec

Changsha, China – JANUARY 25, 2020 – Kiloview today launched the U40, a gear that gets any camera into a NDI® camera. Kiloview U40 easily converts HDMI/USB/IP streams to NDI® with up to 4K60 compatible. With only one network cable, video sources from conference cameras, HDMI cameras, USB cameras and others can easily go into the NDI® world and enjoy the advantages of IP-based transmission featuring ultra-high image quality and ultra-low latency. “The concept we develop U40 encoder is to provide a unit that can be put with any of a conference camera or other camera, and in one second

HuddleCamHD Advances Software-Driven IP Workflows With NDI®

West Chester, PA, March 16, 2021 – HuddleCamHD, manufacturer of affordable wired and wireless USB-connected pan, tilt, zoom video conferencing cameras for corporate and remote work applications, today announced support for software-driven IP workflows using NDI®. Joining the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling IP-based customer workflows, HuddleCamHD has integrated NDI into the HuddleCamHD Pro IP webcam, to be recognizable as a source by other NDI-enabled applications and devices connected to a standard Ethernet local area network. NDI is a brand of the Vizrt Group and a royalty-free technology that allows video

Ikan Pre-Releases OTTICA-4K NDI®∣HX PTZ Video Camera

Ikan announces the pre–release of the new OTTICA–4K PTZ Video Camera with NDI®∣HX, the first 4K camera to join the OTTICA line. The OTTICA™ 4K PTZ Video Camera from Ikan is a broadcast–quality PTZ camera that utilizes NDI®∣HX. Using this high–efficiency low–bandwidth protocol, you can transmit a 4K video signal at 60FPS with low latency while ensuring that your network will not get bogged down. NDI® is part of the Vizrt Group along with the Vizrt and NewTek brands, and a technology that allows video, audio, and metadata signals to be shared bi–directionally over a standard Ethernet network. With the

Marshall and vMix

—New Marshall cameras added to vMix supported hardware page.— vMix is now supporting Marshall’s NDI®∣HX camera, the Marshall CV630. This 30x PTZ camera that supports up to 3840×2160 29.97 is fully supported through the PTZ input menu in vMix. You can control and create presets directly through the vMix interface. Supports SDI, HDMI, NDI®∣HX and also has POE connectivity. Just connect up the camera to the network and you’ll be able to control it in vMix 4K and PRO. Read more here: https://blog.vmix.com/new-marshall-cameras-added-to-vmix-supported-hardware-page/

SingEx selects NDI® solution from Ideal Systems for the Return of Events in Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria

SingEx, the company that operates Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria, the largest MICE venue in Singapore, selected Ideal Systems to provide a NewTek™ NDI® solution for its first hybrid event since the outbreak of Covid‐19. The third edition of Industrial Transformation ASIA‐PACIFIC – A HANNOVER MESSE event took place in Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria with full Covid‐19 precautions, safe distancing, safe entry and Singapore’s TraceTogether mobile app. Due to Covid‐19 travel restrictions and health concerns the event was changed to a hybrid physical and online event with local and virtual attendees and panelists. There were over 5,000 registered attendees,

Marshall Relaunches NDI®|HX Camera Offerings With Two New 4K Models

—Highly Anticipated CV730-NDI (4K60) and CV630-NDI (4K30) Now Shipping.— TORRANCE, CA, NOVEMBER 4, 2020—Marshall Electronics, a leading manufacturer of broadcast and proAV cameras and equipment, announces the release of two new NDI® 4K PTZ camera models; the CV730-NDI and CV630-NDI. NDI®∣HX delivers high-quality, low latency, frame-accurate video and audio in real time. Enabling video, audio, control, tally, and power over one Ethernet Cable provides tremendous ease of setup and operation. The CV730-NDI features 4K60 over simultaneous 12GSDI, HDMI2.0 and NDI®∣HX with up to 3840x2160p UHD resolution at 60fps. The CV630-NDI features up to 3840x2160p UHD resolution at 30fps with 3GSDI,

NewTek Spark Plus IO Converter Sends 12G-SDI Over Ethernet

—Send any HD or 4K SDI signal over IP fast and easy without complex set-up.— SAN ANTONIO, TX––January 26, 2021—NDI®, NewTek, the leader in IP-based video technology and part of the Vizrt Group, today announced a new addition to their existing range of Spark Plus IO converters. The NewTek Spark™ Plus IO 12G-SDI encodes and decodes 12G-SDI sources to and from IP-friendly NDI® at up to 2160p ultra high-definition for greater resolution, frame rates, and color fidelity catering to the most demanding of media workflows. “With Spark Plus IO 12G-SDI we are able to support the full spectrum of video

Panasonic PTZ NDI camera at a glance

—First PTZ NDI camera at 4K/60 also supports SRT.— In August, the industry’s first PTZ NDI camera came online from Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America. The AW-UE100 Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) camera addresses the increasing demand to create streamlined productions that deliver high quality viewing experiences. The AW-UE100 is the industry’s first PTZ camera to support 4K/60p for high-bandwidth NDI and Secure Reliable Transport (SRT), which enables users to capture and stream high quality images and video over public internet securely and in real-time. Addressing the need for increased flexibility, the new AW-UE100 PTZ camera features an all new Direct

Sharon Series PTZ cameras with NDI debut from Salrayworks

—South Korean AV manufacturer announces PTZ cameras with NDI.— The market for cameras with NDI is growing. However, there is still room for higher resolution cameras with NDI. Panasonic has launched the first 4K/60 PTZ cameras with NDI (AW-UE100) which also support Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) Now South Korean AV startup Salrayworks plans to get into the high resolution NDI market in 2021. To start in that direction, the company has announced the launch of the Sharon Series PTZ cameras that incorporate NDI technology. These cameras are using NDI version 4.5 technology implemented on an Intel FPGA through Salrayworks’ own

TR311HN 12X NDI® PTZ Live Streaming Camera Receives Honor in Streaming Category

—AVer Wins 2020 Sound & Video Contractor Innovative Products Award— AVer Information Inc. USA, the award-winning provider of video collaboration and education technology solutions, today announced the AVer TR311HN 12X NDI® PTZ Live Streaming Camera has won a 10th Annual 2020 Sound & Video Contractor Innovative Products Award for streaming innovation. The awards program acknowledges both electronic and mechanical innovations, and most of all celebrates the designers and engineers behind each of these products in 2020. Winners of their top Pro AV products of 2020 were chosen by SVC readers from among submissions in November 2020. Sound & Video Contractor

New NDI® Tool Optimized for NVIDIA GPUs Replaces Need for Video Capture Cards

—Newest member of the free NDI® Tools download uses NVIDIA GPU power on the PC for pristine game streaming and other video applications— Bergen, Norway and San Antonio, Texas—December 15, 2020—NDI®, part of the Vizrt Group along with the NewTek and Vizrt brands, today announced the NDI® Screen Capture HX app for NVIDIA GPUs. NDI Screen Capture HX works in collaboration with NVIDIA GPU–based PCs to capture screens and make them available as an NDI source on the network, eliminating the need for expensive video capture cards when sharing or streaming content from another computer. NDI Screen Capture HX is

NDI Unveils Much Anticipated NDI®|HX Camera for Android Users

—Moving video, moving the world in 4K using just your phone with NDI®— Bergen, Norway and San Antonio, Texas–December 3, 2020–NDI®, part of the Vizrt Group along with the NewTek and Vizrt brands, today announced the all new NDI®|HX Camera for Android app. In a world where video has never been more important, NDI®|HX Camera for Android turns Android smartphones and tablets into broadcast–ready camera systems, including 4K–capable devices, by simply downloading the $19.99 app. Having already created an NDI®|HX Camera for iOS devices, this revolutionary technology is now available to more than four billion active iOS and Android devices

Join Videoguys.com as we celebrate NDI® November!

Learn everything you need to know about the IP Production workflow solution that includes converters, cameras and production systems that can all work together seamlessly. NDI November Schedule of Events: Thursday, 10/29 at 2pm EST Keynote address by Dr. Andrew Cross, President of Vizrt R&D Watch Here Tuesday, 11/3 at 4 p.m. EST Interview with Dan Miall from BirdDog Watch Here Wednesday, 11/4 at 3 p.m. EST Interview with Gregger Jones from Panasonic Watch Here Thursday, 11/5 at 3 p.m. EST Interview with Shane Scrimager from Telestream Watch Here Tuesday, 11/10 at 3 p.m. EST Interview with George Herbert from

NDI® Integration with Microsoft Teams Opens Up Production Opportunities

Bergen, Norway and San Antonio, Texas—October 1, 2020—NDI®, part of the Vizrt Group along with NewTek and Vizrt brands, today announced that NDI technology is integrated with Microsoft Teams, making it a key part of any video production workflow. With video dominating communication on a global scale, the addition of NDI to Teams allows for versatile video workflows through a Teams meeting. Broadcast engineers can access the video feed of the Teams meeting participants, the screensharing feed, and Together Mode. NDI and Teams offers the ultimate in production flexibility, allowing video content producers to move video – and move the

VHD Launches PTZ Cameras with NDI.

Shenzen, China–September 23, 2020—VHD, a professional AV integration andconference solution supplierfocusing on high-definition video camera and accessories,today launched theVX710N UltraHD and V60CL-N high performance pan-tilt-zoom cameras with NDI®❘HX. VX710N integrates functions such as multi-channel video NDI®, NDI®❘HX, SRT, RTMP, RTSP, and HDMI. The V6xCL–N series including the new V60CL–N model also provides multi–view output and streaming. Both new models also provide different optical lens angles including:12X,20X,and 30X.The NDI® functionality in these PTZ cameras allows for IP–based connectivity that transfers video, audio, tally, PTZ control, and Power over Ethernet (PoE) via a single Ethernet cable. NDI® technology allows video and audio

Nagasoft Releases NDI®❘HX Interface for NSCaster-X1 and NSCaster-X1A Production Tools.

*—NDI® HX one of many recently added features on the NSCaster Product Range—* September 10th, 2020: The NSCaster-X1/X1A’s are a highly integrated production tools with built-in 11.6-inch full HD touchscreen monitor.They offer functions such as: multi-channel switching, recording, broadcasting, audio mixer, special effects, and monitoring. With built-in Ethernet, WIFI, and 4G modules to meet the needs of webcasts for different scenarios. Some of the many features of the NSCaster’s Lightweight Director Design: It is a direct broadcast tablet, representing the cutting edge for new media.The device is highly integrated and cost-effective to meet the needs of many applications Six Video

Kiloview MG300 Multi-Channel NDIHX 4K Decoder Easily Bridges IP Protocols

Changsha, China—24th August, 2020—Kiloview has launched the Kiloview MG300, an embedded, high performance, NDI®❘HX 4K transcoder UHD multi-channel media gateway. The MG300 integrates functions such as multi–channel video decoding between NDI®❘HX, SRT, RTMP, RTSP, TS-UDP, and HLS to SDI and HDMI. The MG300 also provides multi-view output and streaming, video image segmentation, protocol cross conversion, streaming media and distribution services. It excels at connecting videos from different systems, manufacturers, types and encoding. The MG300 also works as a streaming media server with the capability for up to 100 concurrent access points. “In the IP streaming media world, we urgently need

Major Advancement of NDI® Helps a World Connected by IP Video Through Mobile, Wireless, Augmented and Virtual Reality Applications

Latest version of the world’s most widely adopted video over IP technology includes improved compression, new mobile tools, support for Unreal Engine and more NDI®, a Vizrt Group brand and the world’s most widely adopted video over IP technology, today unveiled NDI version 4.5 providing the most significant release update since NDI was introduced in 2015. Advancements in NDI’s already unmatched capabilities for transferring video, audio and metadata in real time across standard and wireless Ethernet networks include breakthroughs in mobile phone connectivity, wireless networking, augmented and virtual reality environments and more. These advancements come at a time when making

Magewell to Show Standalone NDI® Decoder at IBC 2019

Leading digital video R&D and manufacturer Magewell is bringing a host of capture, encoder and decoder products enabled for IP via integration of NewTek NDI® royalty free bidirectional technology for transport of video, audio and data at very high quality and very low latency over standard networks. This includes the first standalone NDI decoder, Pro Convert AIO RX. The AIO RX can receive an NDI stream on the network and convert it to HDMI 1.4 and 3G-SDI at up to 1080p60 for input to production systems that do not directly support IP inputs. The company will showcase these products in

Vaddio Ships RoboSHOT Elite Camera with NewTek NDI®

Professional AV and video production solutions provider Vaddio has released a new HD PTZ camera with NewTek NDI® integrated, the RoboSHOT Elite 30E PTZ Camera. NDI technology allows video systems to automatically detect and communicate with one another over IP, enabling video workflows across standard networks, with very high-quality and very low-latency video transport. The 30E also sports 20x optical zoom, high-quality 10x digital zoom, PoE, plus supports control, configuration and tally via NDI over Ethernet. “By creating an NDI-capable camera based on our RoboSHOT Elite cameras, our customers will have the ability to create complete IP workflows for classrooms,

Olympique Lyonnais' State-of-the-Art Fan Experience with IP Video

Expanding an Historical Stadium Moving to a new, modernized stadium is not a straightforward undertaking, as anyone who’s ever made this move will tell you. The only thing that’s more complicated may just be staying in an old one. Ever since the Olympique Lyonnais club was officially established in 1950, its home was the playing field of Stade de Gerland, which is now more than 100 years old. Rich in historic architecture, the stadium had to undergo multiple incarnations to accommodate various seating formations and FIFA regulations. Through periods of construction and renovation, it ultimately reached a maximum capacity of

NewTek NDI® Powers Live Production for VEX Robotics Competition

“Kids love seeing themselves and their robots live on the big screen. It takes a fun activity and turns it into a sporting event, ramping up the motivation and engagement students get from robotics. By creating a high quality event we reflect back to them that the endeavour they are engaged in is valuable and important. When students talk about Nationals with their friends and families with excitement and passion, motivated about their learning – we know we have achieved our goal.” - Lael Grant, computer programming teacher, Barker College Production quality for video for educational activities and events has

Alma TV Turns Argentine Snow Into Hit Show With NDI®

Near Bariloche, Argentina’s world class Andean ski resort, sits one of the finest locations for snow in the world – as well as one of the most unique video productions in the world. For the past 10 years, Alma TV – a production company based in Buenos Aires – has produced Winterchannel, providing a 24-hour signal for local Argentine television stations in Bariloche, Mendoza, San Martin de los Andes, Villa Langostura and Ushiaia. This year, the channel branched out in an effort to provide content for everything belonging to “the world of snow.” In 2018 the local FOX station hired

NDI® Changes the Game for Bellmore-Merrick Broadcasting HS Magnet

Sometimes life brings you right back around to where you started. For Stu Stein, that was from going to school for film and TV and working in television, including stints at WNYC-TV and Comedy Central, to teaching film and TV in an advanced high school program, Bellmore-Merrick Broadcasting. In between was acquiring a teaching degree and a seventeen-year long arc teaching social studies. “When Bellmore-Merrick was looking to begin the Broadcasting program, [Assistant Principal Marie] Netto and I had a conversation about my background. After a second conversation with Ms. Netto where she was more direct with what the district

Magewell Announces 4K SDI-2-NDI® Encoder

Magewell has introduced the second member in its Pro Convert family of standalone hardware devices for bringing traditional video signals into live, IP-based broadcast and AV infrastructures using NewTek’s royalty-free NDI® technology. The new Pro Convert SDI 4K Plus encoder converts SDI input signals up to 4K Ultra HD into full-bandwidth NDI streams with extremely low latency, enabling users to effortlessly connect SDI-equipped sources to NDI-enabled media networks, devices and applications. “We received tremendous response to the launch of our first Pro Convert model at the IBC Show, and we’re excited to expand the product line with the new Pro

Curtin University Makes Teaching Live Production Easier With NDI®

Ask Sally Goldrick and Paul Indaimo to describe traditional video technology, and the colourful descriptions they come up with paint a vivid picture. “Think of the battle station in a war film, where the bad guys are going to use some clunky, industrial console to blow up a city,” Ms. Goldrick will tell you. “You feel like you’ve gone back in time… stuck in a 1970s episode of Lost Island,” Mr. Indaimo will say. And they should know. As media industry professionals, they’ve earned their credentials across television, postproduction, audio, journalism, documentary film, and live broadcasting and are now employed

NewTek Connect Spark™ Pro Unleashes Stunning NDI® 4K Video

—Simple, portable, affordable IP converter greatly reduces cost and cabling barriers for 4K UHD production and looks absolutely amazing— NewTek today announced the availability of the NewTek Connect Spark™ Pro video converter, the easiest, fastest and most flexible way to acquire beautiful looking 4K UHD video for IP-based productions. Connect Spark Pro instantly translates 4K UHD video at up to 60 frames per second directly from a source into an NDI® signal for use with any compatible device or software with near zero latency and without any complex configuration or excessive cabling required. Its portable, and camera-mountable design, HDMI connection,

Celebro Makes Sure Broadcasters Have It All – Over IP With NDI®

4K, 4G, Four Bureaus and Growing Not many companies can claim to have been one of the first independent studios in the UK to be fully 4K-ready, and one of the first to be fully capable of IP live production. Celebro Media can claim both. While it’s clear the London-based production services provider stands squarely at the cutting edge of technology, don’t be fooled into thinking they do it merely for the bragging rights. The company’s tech-forward approach is strictly about maximizing what it does best: running bespoke broadcast operations reliably around the clock, and serving clients with an international

Nickelodeon’s Revolutionary VR Experience Turtle-Powered by NDI®

Your eyes drift off toward the horizon. In the distance, two figures stand atop a concrete block wall, ramrod straight, watching you carefully. Both of them are green. It’s obvious who they are. You’ve seen them a thousand times before, but never in person. It’s the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, or at least two of them. You take a few steps forward and wave. Donatello waves back. Michelangelo smiles and turns to show off that stunning Turtle profile of his. They speak to you. “Hey,” Donnie says. “How are you doing? I hear you’ve got some questions to ask us.”

How Do You NDI®?

We would love to see your stories of how you use NDI® in video, whatever it may be. We see a lot of folks who have engaged NDI in their workflow and are ecstatic about the results, and excited about the future possibilities. Tell your story in a short video, post it to your social media or video sharing account, and send us a link at [email protected]  If we like it, we’ll send you a T-shirt! Your choice of these while supplies last!  3 t-shirts styles to choose from: 1. NDI Chip, 2. Say Hello, or 3. NDI Blue Atom

Creating Online Talk Shows with Skype and NewTek NDI® in XSplit Broadcaster

The good folks at XSplit share a tutorial on how to create a talkshow using XSplit Broadcaster with multiple guests coming in via the new NDI® capability in the latest public release of Skype for Content Creators. Popular with gamers for streaming gameplay and producing social video for gaming communities, XSplit offers both free and commercial versions. Skype for Content Creators adds a variety of capabilities that make Skype a valuable enhancement tool for social video and for video production, including the new ability to use NDI streams of live or pre-recorded content as the source for video for Skype.

coralbay.tv Integrates NewTek NDI® For Low-Latency IP Monitoring

Cloud playout and workflow specialist, coralbay.tv has announced that it has added low latency video preview and monitoring to its next-generation coralPlay playout products by integrating NewTek NDI® technology. “The incorporation of NewTek’s NDI in coralPlay demonstrates our commitment to providing solutions that can be used for live events such as news and sports where operators require instant feedback in order to make operational decisions. With delays of less than a frame, this is now feasible,” said Peter Hajittofi, CEO of coralbay.tv. “The technology also enables coralPlay to integrate easily with third-party devices such as discrete graphics products, so that

Televisa Powers World Cup Coverage with NDI®

Televisa, based out of Mexico and one of the largest largest TV Networks in the world, broke new ground in their 2018 FIFA World Cup coverage, producing from the largest studio in the International Broadcast Center constructed in Moscow for the games, plus a second studio located in Red Square. NewTek IP production technologies played a significant role, all based around NewTek’s royalty free NDI®, bi-directional technology for IP transport of video, audio, metadata and communications over standard networks. Televisa’s Sports Technology team, led by project manager and engineer Eduardo Ledesma, also introduced augmented reality (AR) technologies and programmable displays

Make Any System a Media Player with NDI®

Sometimes a production needs additional media available and perhaps playing full time and in a loop. Having a Windows system set up with VLC Media Player, Kane Peterson’s VLC SyncPlay app for VLC Media Player, and the NewTek NDI® Tools Pack, available by free download, can fulfill this need. Download links for these items: Kane’s World VLC SyncPlay App    VLC Media Player  NewTek NDI Tools Pack The above is the recommended order for acquiring and installing these applications on the system. VLC SyncPlay is simply an app and does not have an installer. The app allows you to select

Configuring NDI® v3.5 in OBS

Wow! NDI® version 3.5 had been available for download for a matter of seconds when tutorial and tryout videos began popping up all over. Here is one of the first, for folks who use a dedicated streaming system with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) v21 to stream the output from their gaming system to a social video network. Samantha Myers steps you through downloading and installing the new version of NDI Tools, which now installs the NDI driver, then shows you through setting up OBS to use NDI streams, and some of the possibilities of the setup for live streaming. The

A Game Streamer on Why He Loves NDI®

Keith Mitchell, a game streamer and blogger at The Outerhaven, looked for a means to capture the video and audio on his gaming system and get it to a dedicated system for producing videos and for streaming, without adding output cards, capture cards and baseband cabling between the systems. He found the answer in NewTek’s NDI®, the royalty-free bi-directional IP technology for transport of video, audio, metadata and communications with automatic discovery - every NDI enabled device or application on a network can see every other, and be both a source and a destination for video production. With NDI, all

ANC Releases New LiveSync Digital Media OS with NewTek NDI®

ANC, a technology service company, has announced the public release of LiveSync, an operating system built to synchronize multiple digital media applications as one canvas. The LiveSync operating system, which is now available, creates immersive experiences by synchronizing LED, LCD, and other digital display technologies. The system enables one platform to combine pre-scheduled content, including dynamic triggering of content, social media feeds, and other streams based on real-time information. Through a collaboration and long-standing relationship with NewTek, ANC will integrate NewTek NDI® technology to natively accept and distribute live video through LiveSync. NewTek’s NDI technology allows video and audio sources

NewTek and Microsoft Make Live Calling Available to Hundreds of Millions of Live Streamers

Microsoft’s Skype team are putting content creation at the heart of the Skype for Desktop app with some help from NewTek. Skype for Content Creators is designed to open new interactive possibilities for Skype users all over the world—including leading digital broadcasters, streamers, and vloggers—to record videos, podcasts, and live streaming calls without having to invest in expensive studio equipment. Part of this change is implementation of the royalty-free NewTek NDI® IP video standard. “Helping Microsoft enable NDI for Skype is very much in line with our mission to provide storytellers a voice through video,” said Dr. Andrew Cross, president and

Controlling Other Applications with TriCaster® Macros via NDI®

In this tutorial, our trainers share how to use NDI® to send commands to other applications from a TriCaster® by using its command macro system. NDI is not just for media transport. The technology also carries metadata and communications. NDI is also bidirectional, sending and receiving from each enabled system or application. NewTek live production systems include extensive automation capability including a robust library of commands for nearly all functions. This includes the use of NDI to converse with other systems - they can speak and they can listen. Commands can be assembled into scripts, called “macros” and these macros are