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Condor VC100 XMC Series H.264 Compression
Rugged H.264 Video Capture XMC with up to 2 HD-SDI or SD-SDI Video Inputs, 4 TV Inputs and 2 stereo audio inputs
 
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 Main Features

  • H.264/AVC baseline, main or high profile video compression up to L4.1
  • Uncompressed raw data sent to the host and H.264 compressed data available from onboard 1Gb Ethernet outputs (VC102x)
  • 2 × HD-SDI or SD-SDI inputs
  • 4 × Composite video inputs (NTSC/PAL/RS-170)
  • XMC form factor (PCIe carrier board for lab development available)
  • 2 channels of SDI up to 1080p30 or 4 channels of Composite Video
  • 2 Stereo audio inputs
  • Low Power Consumption (≈10W)
  • Full SDK supplied for setup, raw video capture and streaming
  • Convection or Conduction cooled

Market

Military/Avionics/Industrial
ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance)
UAV (Unmanned Aerieal Vehicles)
Embedded Systems

Platform

Windows/Linux based Single Board Computers
VME, VPX, cPCI
Other Platforms, as required

Overview

The Condor VC100 XMC Series products are rugged video capture and compression cards that have been designed for use in various applications such as surveillance, image detection, video recording, unmanned vehicles (UAV) and other camera based video recording/analysis applications. A brochure for the VC100 Series boards is available here new_small.gif.

These XMC form factor video capture cards support up to 4 video inputs (2 SDI, 4 × Composite Video or 1 × SDI + 2 × Composite Video). The various input formats (HD-SDI, SD-SDI, NTSC/PAL/RS-170) are selectable through an easy-to-use API. Depending upon product variant, inputs are handled either through front connectors, rear PMC (Pn4) or XMC (Pn6) I/O connectors, or through board-mounted cables or connectors for ease of use. For the various product configurations, download the PDF. For product customizations, please contact us.

The Condor VC100 XMC Series XMC video capture cards offer H.264 encoding in hardware, minimizing CPU usage. Video data is captured and stored in files. This data is available to customer applications for processing, analysis or display on a local graphics card. The Condor VC100 XMC Series also supports the transfer of the video stream via RTP/RTSP/UDP for remote display of captured data. Two stereo audio inputs can also be captured through SDI or line in and can be synced to the video input. A full SDK is provided to manage captured video and audio data.
The Condor VC100x is the first variant in the series. It performs H.264 encoding and provides the compressed video streams to the host machine over PCIe. The stream can be sent out from the host machine's Ethernet ports (streaming) or saved to a file (recording). A product brochure for the VC100x is available here.

The Condor VC102x captures SDI and composite video signals and sends the uncompressed raw video data over × 4 PCIe (XMC Pn5) to the host while also providing two onboard 1 Gb Ethernet outputs for the H.264 compressed video streams. This allows for both real time viewing with low latency and remote viewing with low bandwidth at the same time. 2 × SDI, 1 × SDI + 2 × Composite Video or 4 × Composite Video inputs can be streamed out from the onboard Ethernet outputs at the same time. 2 × SDI or 2 × Composite Video inputs can be captured as raw data and sent to the host over the × 4 PCIe bus (XMC Pn5) for immediate display or video analysis. A product brochure for the Condor VC102x is available here.

The Condor VC100 XMC Series is available in various ruggedized levels and has conduction or convection cooled variants. Both Front and Rear I/O variants are available. Windows or Linux drivers are available by default and other real time operating systems (RTOS) such as VxWorks, Integrity and LynxOS may be optionally supported on both x86 and PowerPC platforms.

EIZO Rugged Solutions has provided graphics solutions for over 25 years and has always met customer needs. The products come with EIZO Rugged Solutions’ commitment of availability for up to 7 years along with the excellent support from EIZO Rugged Solutions’ technical team.

Specifications

Interface XMC form factor, 4 Lane PCI Express Interface
Capture format H.264/AVC Baseline, Main or High Profile up to L4.1
Uncompressed / Raw (VC102x only)
Video Inputs 2 × (SD/HD-SDI) : (HD-BNC -front, onboard cable), 75Ω
4 × Composite Video (NTSC/PAL/RS-170) : (D-SUB 15 pin –front, PMC –rear), 75Ω
Interfaces: SMPTE 292M(HD), SMPTE 259M-C(SD). 1 HD can be combined with 2 SD inputs, 75Ω
Audio Inputs 2 × SDI audio inputs (SMPTE 272M-C and SMPTE 299M),
2 × Stereo line inputs, 20 kΩ
Resolutions 2 channels of up to 1080p30 or 1080i60 for HD, or 4 channels of 480i/576i for SD
Power Rating Max 10.7 Watts
Output Type RTP/RTSP/UDP across PCIe to host machine (VC100x)
Uncompressed / Raw data across PCIe to host machine (VC102x)
RTP/RTSP/UDP through onboard Ethernet (VC102x)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C (Standard)
-40°C to 70°C (Rugged Convection Cooled)
-40°C to 85°C (Rugged Conduction cooled)
Non-operating Temperature -55°C to 105°C (Standard / Rugged)
Vibration (sine) 0.04   g2/Hz (15-2K Hz) (Standard)
0.1     g2/Hz (15-2K Hz) (Rugged)
Vibration (random) 0.1 g2/Hz (15-2K Hz) (Rugged/Conduction cooled)
Shock 20g peak, 11 ms half-sine (standard)
40g peak, 11 ms half-sine (rugged)
Conformal coating Available
Humidity 95% without condensation
Dimensions (L × W) and Weight 149 × 74 mm (convection, front IO), 4.0 oz
143.75 × 74 mm (conduction); 4.0 oz
Software/Platform Support Windows or Linux
RTOS support—VxWorks & Integrity (Others as needed)
x86 (now), PowerPC (future)
Full SDK for Windows and Linux provided

 

 

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