Birddog Cloud Connect

This is Cloud Connect, the game changing, globally scalable, totally interconnected video workflow with apps across Apple TV, Android TV, Apple iOS, Android, Windows, and MacOS. And of course the all-new BirdDog PLAY.

*Preliminary Specifications & Subject to Change. Shipping Q3, 2021.

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Cloud Connect

This changes EVERYTHING

This is Cloud Connect, the game changing, globally scalable, totally interconnected video workflow with apps across Apple TV, Android TV, Apple iOS, Android, Windows, and MacOS. And of course the all-new BirdDog PLAY.


Birddog Play Cloud Connect Devices

2 Frames Latency. We’ve gone to Plaid.

Cloud Connect provides the fastest connection to your live production or editorial workflow. In as little as 2 frames from source to screen, you can be monitoring your NDI feeds anywhere in the world on your BirdDog PLAY, iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, or Android device.

NDI® 5.

Cloud Connect integrates the amazing features of NDI® 5 including high bandwidth NDI, NDI® HX2, NDI® Remote, and NDI® Bridge. Learn more about all the amazing features of NDI 5 here.

Remote Editorial Workflows.

Editors can output Avid or Adobe timelines in NDI using the free plugins. Producers, Directors, and anyone needing to monitor can all use BirdDog PLAY or the Cloud Connect apps to view and collaborate.

Remote Production Workflows.

With Cloud Connect it’s easy to produce a Remote Production from anywhere in the world. Control the New York studio from London across the public internet with full PTZ control, Tally, and Talkback. Using BirdDog PLAY or the Cloud Connect suite of apps anyone who needs to monitor with as little as 2 frames latency.

Remote Monitoring. With Multiviews.

Monitor all your NDI feeds from anywhere in the world over the public internet. Set up a Multiview and watch it on your giant TV using BirdDog PLAY with Cloud Connect. Or use Apple or Android TV. It’s just so easy.

Dante or NDI. Flexible Audio.

With an optional BirdDog Cloud Dante licence (add on to regular BirdDog Cloud licence) you can select Dante audio to be sent to your Cloud Connect receiver.

PTZ Control. Tally.

PTZ control is a total breeze. When using Cloud Connect app on your phone you have PTZ control with your finger on the phone touchscreen. Tally is also sent with the NDI stream for maximum visibility of the production.

PTZ Camera Support.

Cloud Connect supports all NDI and NDI HX PTZ cameras from all manufacturers. So don’t have a BirdDog PTZ? No worries!

Security? We got you.

Cloud Connect is totally secure. You can lock sessions to be one-on-one to avoid unwanted guest drop-ins as well as customising your session timeouts so people can’t copy your connections.

Quality Control.

Cloud Connect is built for production and offers much higher quality than video conferencing. You can also adjust the quality levels to handle the fastest and toughest network environments.

Birddog Cloud Connect - Phone in Hand

Beautiful Vistas.

BirdDog Cloud Connect applications make navigation and use a breeze with cutting edge and beautiful user interfaces, no matter what device you have. Zoom in on your phone or lean back and watch on your TV.

Wi-Fi & 4G Friendly.

Connecting and monitoring your sources on the run has never been easier. Now you can monitor from airports, coffee shops, on the run, or just chilling out on the beach drinking a piña colada.

No Firewall configuration.

Cloud Connect is totally network and IT admin friendly. There are no firewalls to configure allowing instant access to your NDI sources from anywhere.

Next-Gen Engine. Say that 3 times fast.

Using the next generation BirdDog Cloud engine you can easily publish Cloud Connect sessions instantly, add in thumbnails and friendly names for easy identification. Underpinned by the latest NDI® 5 you can publish any source from anywhere on your network.

Top Shelf Codec Support.

Supporting h.264, VP8, and VP9, you can make the most of any hardware, be it iOS, Android, or browser based to get the best pictures and smoothest motion.

Birddog Play Cloud Connect Interface


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