BirdDog Announces Dante Support for all Hardware, Dante Support for Comms Pro and new Dante Bridge software

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05 May

BirdDog Announces Dante Support for all Hardware, Dante Support for Comms Pro and new Dante Bridge software

BirdDog Announces Dante ® Support for all Hardware, Dante Support for Comms Pro, and new Dante Bridge software 

Melbourne, Australia

Highlights

  • New Dante Bridge software for bridging Dante and NDI, the World’s Premier IP formats
  • New Dante support planned for all BirdDog hardware including Converters and PTZ cameras
  • New Dante support for BirdDog Comms Pro, the revolutionary visual audio intercom system

BirdDog (www.bird-dog.tv) today announces a three-pillar strategy to bring Dante, the world’s premier audio over IP format, into its product line-up;

  • Dante will be supported in all existing hardware, including hardware already shipped by way of a £62 software update. This is expected to be available in Q2, 2020.
  • Dante will be coming soon in BirdDog’s groundbreaking Audio Intercom software, Comms Pro via a £115 update.
  • A new Dante Bridge software application, coming soon, will allow audio channels from NDI streams to be output to Dante and also for inputting Dante audio into the NDI world bridging the two worlds.

“We are super excited to be partnering so closely with Audinate to bring Dante support to our customers,” said Dan Miall, BirdDog Co-Founder and CEO. “Dante is the world’s leading audio over IP format and support into our hardware has easily been our number one feature request.”

Dante is available in over 2000 products from more than 400 manufacturers, covering a diverse range of installations and applications across industries, including Houses of Worship, Arenas and Stadiums, Recording Studios, Conference Centres, Universities, Broadcaster Studios, Corporate Studios, Amusement Parks, Zoos, and Theatres.

"We’re really excited to welcome fellow Australian’s, BirdDog into the Dante family,” said Aidan Williams, CEO of Audinate. “Dante is used in thousands of devices offering our customers uncompromising audio quality and performance over IP networks. By enabling Dante in BirdDog hardware and software, users can now seamlessly interact with the entire Dante ecosystem. We look forward to seeing innovative IP based broadcast and live production workflows enabled through this partnership.”

About BirdDog

BirdDog Australia Pty Ltd (BirdDog) was founded in 2016 with a mission to create the world’s best video over IP products and workflows. BirdDog developed embedded NDI® hardware and implemented into a range of high definition and 4K broadcast video converters, robotic pan-tilt-zoom cameras, and a suite of software products to tie end to end workflows together. BirdDog products are available globally through a network of distributors and resellers and used by some of the biggest names in Broadcast, AV, House of Worship, Live Streaming, Esports, and Education. BirdDog’s headquarters are in Melbourne, Australia with in-country presence in USA and UK. To learn more about BirdDog, please visit http://www.bird-dog.tv/.

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