Compare Processors

SightLine video processors provide powerful edge processing for any real-time applications. Each of our processors are designed to meet a variety of requirements. Compare our processors to find the one that meets your specifications. Below lists specific criteria for you to review and compare processors to meet your requirements.

1500 OEM SightLine Applications Hardware
3000 OEM SightLine Applications Hardware
4000 OEM SightLine Applications Hardware

Summary

  • Single channel processing (multiple inputs and switching)
  • Multiple video outputs – single-stream H.264 IP video, analog
  • Processing and streaming to 720p25
  • Tiny size for use in the smallest camera systems
  • OEM and SOM integration options
  • Multiple video inputs – dual channel processing
  • Multiple video outputs – dual-stream H.264 IP video, analog, HDMI, HDSDI
  • Processing and streaming to 1080p30
  • Small size (business card footprint)
  • SOM style, board-to-board Interface
  • Multiple video inputs – single or dual channel processing
  • Multiple video outputs – dual-stream H.264/H.265 IP video, HDMI, HDSDI
  • Most powerful option – processing and streaming to 4Kp30
  • Smaller and lower power than 3000-OEM
  • OEM and SOM integration options

Processor

Texas Instruments DM3730

Texas Instruments DM8148 and Texas Instruments C6657

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

Multi-Camera

Switching between inputs

Dual Processing with multi-camera display options: picture in picture, 2-up, blending, and switching

Dual Processing optional with multi-camera display options: picture in picture, blending, and switching

Digital Inputs

1

2

3

Camera Compatibility
(full list here)

HDMI, Sony FCB-EH6xxx, EH31xx, EV7xxx, Hitachi DI-SC120R, Tamron 10x, Airborne 720p GS, Camera Link, FLIR Tau, FLIR Quark, FLIR Boson, DRS Tamarisk

HDSDI, HDMI, Sony FCB-EH6xxx, EH31xx, EV7xxx, Hitachi DI-SC120R, Tamron 10x, Airborne 720p GS, Camera Link, FLIR Tau, FLIR Quark, FLIR Boson, DRS Tamarisk

3000-OEM cameras + MIPI and USB-3

Analog Inputs (NTSC/PAL)

2

3 (using dual analog to digital input adapter boards)

2 (using two 3000-AB adaptors, one on OEM and one on MIPI adapter)

Frame Size and Rate Out

SD @ 30fps
720p @ 15-30 fps dependent on SW configuration

720p @60 fps single channel
1080p @30 fps + SD @ 30 fps
2 x 720p @ 30 fps

2x 1080p @30 fps with full SW
4K @30 fps with encoding only
4K @ 15-30 fps other SW functions

Serial Ports Available

3 (@3.3V)

5 (@3.3V)

4 (@3.3V) ) + 4 with MIPI-Input adapter

Additional IO

I2C (1), GPIO (3+)

I2C (3), GPIO (4+)

I2C, GPIO (3) + 3 with MIPI-Input adapter

Ethernet Interface

10/100 BASE-T Ethernet PHY.  UDP, TCP, and RTSP connectivity, unicast, multicast.
1500-OEM and 3000-OEM with capacitive coupling

Same Ethernet interfaces as 1500 and 3000, but with magnetic coupling

Encoded Video Output

H.264/MPEG4/M-JPEG encoding,
MPEG2 TS/RTP encapsulation

H.264 encoding,
MPEG2 TS/RTP encapsulation

H.264 and H.265 encoding, MPEG2 TS/RTP encapsulation

KLV / Metadata

System metadata can be inserted into KLV IP stream, used in OSD, with JPEG EXIF headers, full pixel snapshots, and KML or NITF files.   KLV metadata is generated in accordance with MISB standards.

HDMI Output
HDSDI Output
Analog Output

No
No
Yes

Yes
Yes (with with HDSDI-output board)
Yes

Yes
Yes (with HDMI-HDSDI-output board)
No

Recording

Micro SD. Class 10 SDHC cards up to 400 GB

Interface for external Micro SD card
Class 10 SDHC cards up to 400 GB

Micro SD. Class 10 SDHC cards up to 400 GB

Voltage In / Power Consumption

4.5 – 6.5 VDC OEM (5 VDC nom)
Some adapter boards = 6.0 V max
3 W (max) 2.5W (typical)

8 – 15 VDC (12 VDC nom)
10 W (typical)

8 – 15 VDC (12 VDC nom)
5 W (startup current 3A per Smart Wireless Computing)

Size

1.04 x 1.48 inches (26.5 x 37.7 mm)
0.27 ounces (7.6 grams)

3.47 x 1.97 inches (88 x 50 mm)
1.4 ounces (39 grams)

2.0 x 1.5 inches (50.5 x 38mm)
0.45 ounces (13 grams)

Environment – Temperature

Temp: Demonstrated with basic delivered heatsink: -40°C to + 55°C
Temp Components: -40°C to + 85°C

Screened: -20°C to + 55°C ambient with delivered passive heatsink
-40°C start-up with heater circuit

Environment – EMI

MIL-STD-461 and CE confirmed as part of customer assembly

SightLine support of Customer Tests is TBD

Environment – Shock Vibe

MIL-STD-810 qualification confirmed as part of customer assembly

SightLine support of Customer Tests is TBD

Fabrication Quality Assurance

Boards are assembled to IPC-A-610 Class2 specifications by a facility certified to ISO 9001 and AS 9100 standards and using ROHS Directive 2011/65/EU compliant materials and processes.

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