Documentation

The following sections provide access to a wealth of information to assist in the understanding, use, and integration of SightLine video processors. To aid in quickly finding the desired documentation:

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  • If you are looking for processor firmware downloads or more information about changes and updates to our software, you can review these on our Software Downloads page.

 

NOTE: Documents referenced, but without an active link are anticipated and will be supported as soon as possible.

SightLine Company Policy and Sales Documents

  • Exports Summary
  • Explanation of non-ITAR eport controls and policies for SightLine products.
  • RMA Summary
  • Return Material Authorization policy and steps customers will follow when a return of equipment is indicated by our technical support team.
  • Volume Discounts
  • Explains how customers can get best possible pricing by using higher volume POs but with generous delivery schedules
  • Warranty
  • Warranty information for SightLine products

Setup Procedures, Upgrade Utilities, and Troubleshooting

  • 3000-OEM Guide
  • Setup-Guide provide Initial setup and test procedures for the 3000-OEM video processor
  • EAN- Renaming Parameter Files
  • Occasionally some combination of settings can cause the system to not complete its boot cycle. This procedure guides customers through steps to recover operation by resetting the processor parameter file
  • EAN-Using WinSCP
  • Guidance for using the WinSCP tool which is used for accessing the processors using a serial port

1500 Hardware Documentation

1500-OEM Related Hardware Interface Control
Document (ICD)
Drawings 3D Model
OEM Processor ICD-1500-OEM 1500-OEM (Rev E) 1500-OEM (Rev C) OEM Board (Rev E) STEP OEM Board (Rev C) STEP
SOM Processor ICD-1500-SOM NA Must be requested from LogicPD
System interface board – Bench Part of ICD-1500-OEM SLA-1500-AB SLA-1500-AB STEP
System interface board – Micro Part of ICD-1500-OEM SLA-1500-mAB SLA-1500-mAB Board STEP
System interface board – Nano TBD SLA-1500-nAB SLA-1500-nAB Board STEP
Sony cameras interface board Part of ICD-1500-OEM SLA-1500-SONY SLA-1500-SONY(Exploded) SLA-1500-SONY Board STEP
Hitachi camera interface board TBD SLA-1500-HITACHI SLA-1500-HIT Board STEP
HDMI camera interface board ICD-1500-HDMI SLA-1500-HDMI SLA-1500-HDMI Board STEP
Camera Link camera interface board ICD-1500-CL SLA-1500-CL SLA-1500-CL STEP
FPC ribbon interface board – OEM side TBD TBD TBD
FLIR Boson – FPC adaptor board TBD TBD TBD
FFC ribbon interface board – OEM side Part of ICD-1500-OEM SLA-1500-FFC (Rev C) SLA-1500-FFC STEP
DRS Tamarisk – FFC adaptor board – camera side ICD-SLA-FFC SLA-FFC-DRS FFC-DRS uAB EXPLODED SLA-FFC-DRS STEP
FLIR Quark – FFC adaptor board – camera side ICD-SLA-FFC SLA-FFC-QRK FFC-QRK uAB EXPLODED SLA-FFC-QRK STEP
FLIR TAU2 – FFC adaptor board – camera side ICD-SLA-FFC SLA-FFC-TAU FFC-TAU uAB EXPLODED SLA-FFC-TAU STEP
MicroHard Radio Interface board SLA-1500-RAB TBD TBD
Ethernet Switch Board SLA-1550-EAB TBD TBD
Enclosure Options ICD-1500-ENC ICD-1500_PENC SLA-1500-ENC SLA-1500-ENC STEP

3000 Hardware Documentation

3000-OEM Related Hardware Interface Control
Document (ICD)
Drawings 3D Model
OEM Processor ICD-3000-OEM 3000-OEM3000-OEM Exploded 3000-OEM STEP
System interface board – Bench Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-IO SLA-3000-IO STEP
Dual analog camera input board Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-AB SLA-3000-AB STEP
HDSDI camera Input board Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-HDSDI SLA-3000-HDSDI STEP
Sony cameras interface board Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-SONY SLA-3000-SONY STEP
Hitachi camera interface board Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-HITACHI SLA-3000-HITACHI STEP
HDMI camera interface board Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-HDMI TBD
Camera Link camera interface board Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-CL SLA-3000-CL STEP
FPC ribbon interface board – OEM side TBD TBD TBD
FLIR Boson – FPC adaptor board TBD TBD TBD
FFC ribbon interface board – OEM side Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-FFC SLA-3000-FFC STEP
DRS Tamarisk – FFC adaptor board ICD-SLA-FFC SLA-FFC-DRS SLA-FFC-DRS STEP
FLIR Quark – FFC adaptor board ICD-SLA-FFC SLA-FFC-QRK SLA-FFC-QRK STEP
FLIR TAU2 – FFC adaptor board ICD-SLA-FFC SLA-FFC-TAU SLA-FFC-TAU STEP
HDSDI Output board Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-HDSDI-OUT SLA-3000-HDSDI-OUT STEP
USB/GPIO board Part of ICD-3000-OEM SLA-3000-USB SLA-3000-USB STEP
Base Plate and Heatsink TBD TBD Base Plate STEP

Camera Configuration and Digital Video Input Support

  • EAN-Camera Compatibility
  • Complete list of supported cameras for both the 1500 and the 3000. It also outlines required interface boards.

Network Interfaces

  • EAN-Network Configuration
  • How to set a static IP address for the SLA-1500 and SLA-3000. It also covers how to set additional Telemetry network destinations.
  • EAN-RTP – GCS Integration
  • How to configure SLA video processor boards for sending out a RTP-H264 video stream for the Mission Planner and QGround Control software.

Encoding, KLV Metadata, and Decoder Compatibility

  • EAN-Encoding Overview
  • Outlines encoding/decoding of Motion Imagery streams, and our compliance. It includes links to the MISB site; available
    SDK’s and client-side software, plus options supported.
  • EAN – Gstreamer Decoder
  • Configuration settings to stream H.264 video data to a host system and how to configure GStreamer to decode and display the stream.
  • EAN-VBI
  • Optional use of VBI feature of analog camera outputs to transfer KLV metadata

Other System Interfaces. GPIO, Serial, Radio, GPS, Etc.

  • EAN-SLA-1500-UsingGPIO
  • Will cover creating a customer application to run on the SLA-1500-OEM ARM processor that will read GPIO state and send commands to the VideoTrack1500 application also running on the ARM processor.
  • Note: Requires version 2.21 firmware (or higher)
  • EAN- Pass-Through
  • Describes the serial pass-through concept, how to set it up, and how to test it.
  • EAN-Using GPS
  • Guide on using the standalone binary example application for gathering and passing GPS data. Contact us if you are interested in obtaining or reviewing this sample source code.

Video Processing Functions. Detection, Tracking, Recording Enhancement, Etc.

  • SLA-Algorithms
  • Overview of the complete set of video processing algorithms.
  • EAN-False Color
  • Overview and settings for configuring false color on video
  • EAN- File Recording
  • Configurations to record video or snap shots to either the onboard MicroSD card or to an external FTP drive.

Software Support Documentation

  • IDD- 2.23
  • IDD – SightLine Protocol Document – latest Version
    (see Software Downloads page for previous versions)
  • TBD
  • Panel + Guide – latest version
  • EAN-1500-FPGA
  • How to update firmware versions on the input video management FPGA on the 1500-OEM.