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Quadro SDI Capture

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NVIDIA® Quadro® SDI Capture card enables uncompressed video to be streamed directly to Quadro SDI-enabled GPU memory.


The Quadro SDI Capture card is the ideal solution for digital broadcast professionals, who use various applications such as virtual-sets, sports, and weather news systems to composite live video footage onto virtual backgrounds and send the result to live video for TV broadcast. Quadro SDI Capture card also allow film production, post-production, and finishing professionals to preview the results of 3D compositing, editing, and color grading in real time on high definition (HD) broadcast monitors.

This graphics-to-video-out solution delivers uncompressed 8-, 10-, or 12-bit SDI from programmable graphics, enabling a direct connection to broadcast monitors, switchers, tape decks, or SDI projectors.

Industry’s first fully integrated, GPU-based SDI Solution

The Quadro Digital Video Pipeline (DVP) delivers the industry’s first fully integrated GPU-based solution for acquisition, processing and delivery of high resolution video. The Quadro Digital Video Pipeline provides advanced capabilities for graphics rich production and delivery of video for broadcast, post production, film and new media.


Flexible architecture enables SDI support with Quadro SDI-enabled GPUs

Take your inspiration even further with Quadro FX SDI-enabled solutions, with up to 4 GB of graphics memory and dual or single slot form factors. Featuring NVIDIA® SLI® technology, NVIDIA® CUDA™ parallel computing architecture, and 30-bit color accuracy, Quadro FX solutions delivers a power efficient, full featured, ultimate performance experience.

Compatible Quadro solutions:


Full-featured software development kit (SDK) for optimization of both the graphics and SDI Output solution

The NVIDIA SDI SDK provides ease of programmability and control of the entire SDI pipeline – capturing, processing, and final delivery.


1 The Quadro Kepler family boards require a Kepler specific version of the SDI board. When ordering make sure to specify the GPU the SDI board will be connecting to.