BirdDog Launches X120 PTZ Camera at NAB Show

  • 16 April, 2023

 

NAB23: BirdDog, a global leader in professional video production and live streaming technology, announces the X120, the world’s first Wi-Fi enabled production PTZ with NDI HX3.

X120 creates an entirely new paradigm in production freedom, with over 5 ways to connect the camera. The connection options include wireless NDI HX3 over Wi-Fi. Additionally, X120 can send NDI HX3 over Ethernet, features SDI and HDMI for traditional baseband video workflows, and UVC via USB-C for direct connection to Zoom, Teams, Barco Clickshare, and any USB UVC compatible device or application.

Image quality is always a priority with BirdDog cameras, and X120 is no exception, delivering incredible pictures with impressive lowlight performance due to the Sony Exmor R back-illuminated sensor, superior image module, and BirdDog’s unrivalled experience with NDI technology.

Highlights:

  • World’s first Wi-Fi enabled production PTZ.
  • NDI HX3 certified.
  • 5 connection options - Wi-Fi, Ethernet, SDI, HDMI, and USB-C.
  • Sony Exmor R image sensor.
  • Introductory price of just $995 USD.


X120 can be tuned by several ways, including the colour matrix tools to give individual control over Red, Green, Blue, Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow, or by using the Kelvin controls to match the camera white balance to your lighting colour temperature. These amazing camera tuning tools can be accessed a variety of ways including the BirdUI, our Cam Control software, or our all-new NDI PTZ Control app for iPad and iPhone.

X120 also features auto-tracking via the free Cam Control software and is packed with features including a 20x optical zoom, convenient OLED screen display of the camera IP address, 360-degree viewable mohawk Tally, 49mm lens thread for attaching filters, BirdDog’s unique PTZ illuminated numbering system, and flexible power options including DC, PoE+ or use BirdDog’s optional PTZ Battery Mount to make the X120 truly wireless.

"I could not be more excited about the X120 announcement,” said Dan Miall, BirdDog CEO. “To be able to offer this amazing camera packed with unique and groundbreaking features is truly a testament to our engineering team and I can’t wait to see how our customers put X120 to use in the field.”

X120 is shipping in Q2, 2023 and will be available globally through BirdDog’s network of systems integrators and resellers. Introductory price is $995 USD and BirdDog are accepting orders immediately.

BirdDog’s X120 PTZ Camera will be on show in Las Vegas on booth #3319.

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BirdDog Launches X120 PTZ Camera at NAB Show