The NewTek FG-002795-R001 Spark Plus I/O HDMI is an IP video converter designed for the NewTek open-source NDI standard. It supports up to UHD 4Kp60 input and output from NDI to HDMI and from HDMI to NDI. It allows you to connect your camera, webcam, or computer to stream live over the internet or other broadcast platforms. The Spark Plus HDMI is controlled via a web-based user interface for configuration and monitoring.
The NDI protocol allows all NDI-compatible video equipment to freely recognize and interact with one another, as long they're connected to the same network. The Spark Plus HDMI is designed to stream HDMI video from a video source into a computer or IP-based video workflow for gaming, corporate meetings, broadcast programming, or other streaming media presentations. It also allows you to convert any HDMI source for compatibility with hundreds of NDI-compatible systems, devices, and applications that can be connected on the same network, enabling you to efficiently incorporate that HDMI source into IP-based video capture and production workflows. It also inputs, encodes, and converts NDI signals for output via the HDMI output for recording, editing, or streaming via a computer.
The Spark Plus HDMI features Power over Ethernet, a portable form factor that is easy to mount, analog audio input and output, Program and Preview tally LED lights, NDI virtual input, multicast mode, and NDI network identification.