Vitec MGW Pico TOUGH


Product Highlights:

  •   Ow latency HD/SD streaming from SDI and Composite simultaneously 
  •   KLV / STANAG metadata support from serial, IP and SDI VANC 
  •   Hardware based resolution and frame rate scaling 
  •   Motion-adaptive adjustment of bit-rate utilization in static scenes 

MGW Pico TOUGH is the world's smallest, most power-efficient rugged MPEG-4 H.264 HD/SD video encoder. Designed to meet the growing demand for real-time imagery in the most demanding environments the MGW Pico TOUGH appliance packs all the needed capabilities for any Surveillance, Intelligence and Reconnaissance (ISR) sensor or Situational Awareness (SA) video in an ultra-small airborne and marine certified enclosure.

VIMGWPT - Specification

Video Inputs: 1 x 3G/HD/SD-SDI (SMPTE 259M-C, SMPTE 292M,
1 x Analog Composite RS-170
Input Resolutions / frame rates: :1920x1080p @ 60, 59.94, 50, 30, 29.97, 25, 24 Hz
1920x1080i @ 60, 59.94, 50 Hz
1280x720p @ 60, 59.94, 50, 30, 29.97, 25 Hz
720x480i @ 59.94 Hz
720x576i @ 50 Hz
Audio Inputs:· SDI Embedded audio (Stereo and Mono)
· Analog unbalanced audio (Stereo and Mono. Special order)
Video Output:· H.264 (ISO\IEC 14496-10 AVC MPEG-4 part 10). Modes:
o Baseline Profile L3
o Main Profile L3 and L4
o High Profile L4 and L4.1
· Bit Rate: 100 Kbps - 14 Mbps
· Frame Rate: 5-60 fps. Down sampling modes: third, half, three quarters
· Bit Rate Regulation Modes: Constant (CBR), Variable (VBR)
· Output Resolutions: Configurable from QCIF up to 1920x1080p30 / 1280x720p60
· Encoding Latency: 65 milliseconds
Audio Output:· MPEG-4 AAC-LC (ISO/IEC 14496-3)
· Stereo and mono modes
· Bit Rate: 32Kbps - 256Kbps in Stereo, 16Kbps - 128Kbps in Mono
· Sampling Rate: 16 kHz - 48 kHz
Network Protocols:· Streaming Modes:
· Error-Correction Technologies:
o Pro-MPEG : RTP TS with Forward-Error-Correction (FEC SMPTE 2022)
o Zixi™ with auto adaptive bitrate stream
· Peripheral:
Management:· Secure Web based remote management interface (HTTPS)
· Dashboard with dynamically updating I/O signal detection and streaming stats
· Autostart mode recovers saved configuration after power cycle
· Remote firmware and software upgrade capability via command line / web-GUI
· System and channel event logging
· SSH interface with “get/set” or XML API for integration with 3rd party control software
Security:· Real-time AES encryption for video, audio and metadata. Interoperability with
EZ TV and FITIS systems
· Password protected browser and CLI control interfaces
Metadata:· CoT over serial RS-232, KLV over serial/IP, KLV over SDI (VANC per SMPTE 336M)
· UAS Datalink Local Metadata Set (MISB STD 0601.5, STD 0902)
· Time Stamping and Transport of Compressed Motion Imagery and Metadata (MISB STD 0604.2)
· Cursor on Target (CoT) Conversions to Key- Length-Value (KLV) Metadata (MISB EG 0805)
· Security Metadata Universal and Local Sets for Digital Motion Imagery (MISB STD 0102.8)
· STANAG 4609 output stream over UDP/IP
· JITC-MIS Compliant streaming of HD/SD ISR video
Environmental / Regulation:· Operating Temperatures: -40º C to +70º C (-40º F to +158º F)
· Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
· MTBF: Ground - 9.00 years. Airborne - 12.70 years. Naval Sheltered 10.30 years.
(As per MIL-HDBK-217F)
· MIL-STD-810G Certified
· MIL-STD-461F Certified
· Not controlled under ITAR
· TAA Compliant
OEM / Integration Ready PCB:MGW Pico TOUGH was designed with industrial, aeronautics and commercial integrators in
mind. The Encoder is also available as a PCB-only unit in two optional integration options:
mountable board to be attached onto a host board with or board lockable headers exposing all
input and output interfaces as well as a comprehensive SDK for command and control over IP.
Physical:· 1.20" H x 3.70" W x 2.85" D (30.50mm H x 94mm W x 72.50mm D)
Additional 20mm D for MIL connectors
· 0.87lb (398g)
· Enclosure: Military-grade rugged aluminum case, composite MIL connectors
· Status LED's for power, network activity, streaming and video source indications
· Fan-less, no moving parts design, 100% silent operation
· Mounting holes for seamless installation in vehicles / flat surface
Advanced Features: Low latency HD/SD streaming from SDI and/or Composite sources with metadata
· Hardware based resolution and frame rate scaling
· Motion-adaptive adjustment of bit-rate utilization in static scenes
· PID re-mapping for audio and video and KLV programs
· Forward Error Correction
· Fast boot time - 18 seconds from power on to streaming video
Power :· DC Input: 16-40VDC, 6.3W (Standard), 7.3W (Max)
· MIL-DTL-38999 series III Circular Connector
· MIL-STD-704
Ordering Information:14917 MGW Pico TOUGH (System)
16519 MIL-DTL-38999 Cables Kit (Power supply, A/V, network and data cables MIL-DTL-38999 to Commercial plugs)
16507 MGW Pico TOUGH PCB/OEM (PCB for integration into 3rd party systems)
16506 MGW Pico TOUGH PCB/OEM Mountable (PCB for integration into 3rd party systems, stackable boards)
16483 MGW Pico TOUGH Developer Kit (PCB, I/O extension board with stand, Documentation)
16706 MGW Pico TOUGH Developer Kit Mountable (PCB Mountable model, I/O extension board with stand, Documentation)
Rear Panel Interfaces:1 Ethernet, CVBS Analog Video in, RS-232, USB & Reset
3 Power 16-40VDC MIL-STD-704
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