Product Documentation

The product documentation library offers extensive information to help customers understand, use, and integrate SightLine video processors. Be sure to refresh this page frequently to get the latest updates.

  • Starting with 3.6.x software and above, only the 4000 and 1700 platforms will be supported. The 1500 and 3000 platforms will continue to be supported in 3.5.x software. Some features in 3.6.x and above may not be available on 1500 and 3000 platforms.
SightLine Protocol Documents

IDD 3.7
IDD 3.5
See the Software Releases page for alternate formats and previous versions available for download.

SightLine Video Tutorials
  • If there is a video tutorial you would like to see on a specific topic, contact Support.
All EANs and ICDs by Function

All EANs and ICDs with Descriptions From A to Z

Setup and configuration information for the AGS720P Global Shutter camera.

Guidance for developing applications that can be run on the ARM processor of the 1500-OEM or 3000-OEM.

Describes the development environment for developing applications that can be run on the ARM processor on the 4100-OEM, 4000-OEM, and 1750-OEM video processing boards.

Describes how to use blending features to combine elements from an Infrared (IR) camera and Visible (EO) camera.

Allows customers to externally switch multiple cameras connected to individual inputs on the 1500-OEM and 3000-OEM.

Describes the process of training a classifier using Caffe deep learning framework software.

Describes PC setup and example code compilation options provided in the SLA-PC-Examples file.

Covers how to set up the 3000-OEM and 4000-OEM as a decoder.

Guidelines regarding the parameters used for the various detection modes.

How to configure the SightLine hardware for digital video input.

Setup and configuration information for the DRS Tamarisk and Tenum LWIR cameras.

Outlines SightLine’s encoding capabilities and library support of motion imagery standards for streaming video and metadata. It also covers encoding options, compatible decoders, and encoding configuration settings.

Overview of the enhancement methods used to improve the contrast and defined edges in streaming video.

Describes how to set up serial communications for cameras, GPS or other payload devices from SightLine hardware.

Configurations to record video or snap shots to either the onboard MicroSD card or to an external FTP drive.

Outlines the steps for installing and running the Upgrade Utility to manage the firmware, parameter, license and other program files critical to hardware and software functions.

Setup and configuration information for the FLIR Tau, Quark, and Boson LWIR cameras.

Setup and configuration information for FLIR Neutrino cameras.

Describes how to upgrade the FPGA driver firmware on 1500-OEM (Rev E and later) video processing boards.

Describes how to configure GPIO lines to work with a custom ARM application that triggers the video processing boards to take a snapshot or start a video recording using a button. It also covers how to send commands through the boards for communicating with I2C devices. Requires version 2.21 firmware (or higher).

How to configure SLA video processor boards for sending out a RTP-H264 video stream for the Mission Planner and QGround Control software.

Configuration settings to stream H.264 video data to a host system and how to configure GStreamer to decode and display the stream.

Setup and configuration information for the HDMI cameras.

Setup and configuration information for Hitachi block cameras.

Configurations for capturing thermal data.

Describes commands used to set MISB metadata fields for SightLine products.

Describes how to configure the SightLine’s Landing detection capability.

Guidance for implementing custom lens command and control drivers.

Download the landing pattern in various formats (.jpg) (.ai) (.pdf) (.psd)

Configuration for control of motorized zoom and focus lenses.

Describes 1750-OEM LVDS output, which also provides raw and NUC-corrected 16-bit grayscale data output, as well as corrected 8-bit grayscale output.

Setup and configuration information for MIPI camera modules.

Overview and tips related to network connections. How to set a static IP address for the 1500, 3000, and 4000 hardware platforms.

Describes how to use the Non-Uniformity Correction (NUC) and Dead Pixel Removal (DPR). This function helps to improve the video and imaging quality from an IR camera.

Outlines the steps to recover the 1500-OEM, 3000-OEM and 4000-OEM. This process is useful when an OEM board is either not working as designed or is not communicating.

Describes how to use overlay tools to modify, enhance, and create overlay graphics in Panel Plus.

Outlines the differences between dynamic and non-dynamic parameter file settings and how to correctly save them to the board. Also guides customers through steps to recover operation by resetting the processor parameter file.

Describes how to use the performance graph features to measure processing and latency on the 1500-OEM and 3000-OEM boards.

Overview and guidance related to RTSP networking.

Setup and configuration information for the SCD Mini Blackbird camera.

This document provides information and steps for developing and running custom scripts in Lua.

Provides Bill of Materials (BOMs) for each of the SightLine accessory kits to assist customers in seamlessly integrating SightLine processors into their end-systems.

Setup and configuration information for the Sony block cameras.

Setup and configuration information for the Sony FCB-4K block cameras.

An overview of how to use video stabilization to remove the jitter (shake) from a video source.

Setup guide provides initial setup and test procedures for the 1500-OEM video processor.

Setup guide provides initial setup and test procedures for the 3000-OEM video processor.

Setup guide provides initial setup and test procedures for the 1750-OEM video processor.

Setup guide provides initial setup and test procedures for the 4000-OEM video processor.

Setup guide provides initial setup and test procedures for the 4100-OEM video processor.

Describes an example project using SightLine software, hardware, and camera interface to create a control loop system that moves a camera so that the tracked object remains in the center of the scene.

Guidelines for setting Tracker Parameters.

Network issues and other common problems setting up the video processing boards.

Provides information on configuring a 3000 system to acquire digital video from a TVP7002 interface.

Setup and configuration information for USB3 Vision cameras. USB3 Vision is an interface standard for industrial high-performance cameras based on the USB 3.0 standard.

Setup and configuration information for USB Video Class (UVC) cameras. The USB video class describes USB streaming video devices that comply with the USB video class specification standards defined by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF).

Describes how to install and configure Videosoft gateway software on SightLine OEMs to receive video from SightLine VideoTrack, re-encode it to the desired bandwidth, and transmit it to the Central Control Server (CCS) over a network.

Network settings for streaming to the VLC media client.

Describes how to connect and access the file system through a standard Ethernet network interface.

Reviews third party Video Management Software (VMS) packages that connect and receive video from SightLine products.

System interface boards provide options for network interfacing, serial ports, and GPIO. Camera interface and adapter boards provide an interface from the camera to OEM

Describes power requirements, thermal management, interface specifications, and connector pinouts for the 1500-OEM video processing board.

System interface boards provide options for network interfacing, serial ports, and GPIO. Camera interface and adapter boards provide an interface from the camera to OEM.

Describes power requirements, interface specifications, and connector pinouts for the 1500-ENC and 1500-PENC enclosures.

Describes power requirements, thermal management, interface specifications, and connector pinouts for the 1750-OEM video processing board.

Describes power requirements, thermal management, interface specifications, and connector pinouts for the 3000-OEM video processing board.

Describes power requirements, thermal management, interface specifications, and connector pinouts for the 4000-OEM video processing board

Describes power requirements, thermal management, interface specifications, and connector pinouts for the 4100-OEM video processing board

Describes power requirements, thermal management, interface specifications, and connector pinouts for SLA-FFC and SLA-FPC camera interface boards

External System Interfaces / Dimensional Drawings / STEP Models

Camera Side Interfaces

Related Hardware

Interface Control Document (ICD)

Drawings

3D Model

FLIR Boson – FPC Adapter – Camera Side

FLIR TAU2 – FPC Adapter – Camera Side

DRS Cameras – FPC Adapter – Camera Side

LYN-60-x – Camera Link over Micro Coax (KEL) – Camera Side

SCD 100 – Camera Link over Micro Coax (KEL) – Camera Side

CLK SX8 – Camera Link over Micro Coax (KEL) – Camera Side

CLK SX12 – Camera Link over Micro Coax (KEL) – Camera Side

System Interfaces

Related Hardware

Interface Control Document (ICD)

Drawings

3D Model

HDMI Input Video to SDI (4000-OEM Only)

HDMI Out-to-Bulkhead F Connector

OEM Brackets and Mounting Hardware

Related Hardware

Interface Control Document (ICD)

Drawings

3D Model

1750-OEM Bracket

NA

NA

1750-OEM EVAL Exploded View

NA

NA

Legacy Products - External System Interfaces / Dimensional Drawings / STEP Models

1500-OEM and 3000-OEM Legacy Camera Side Interfaces

Related Hardware

Interface Control Document (ICD)

Drawings

3D Model

Company Policy and Sales Documents

SightLine Product License / Exports Summary

Copyright notices for third party software for use with SightLine products.

End user license agreement (EULA) for use of SightLine products.

Explanation of non-ITAR export controls and policies for SightLine products.

Products Overview / Volume DIscounts

Slide deck summary of SightLine products and applications.

A summary of SightLine’s suite of software functions.

An overview of OEM options and comparative technical specifications.

An overview of OEM, SOM, and software options for customers to incorporate SightLine functionality.

Explains how customers can get best possible pricing by using higher volume POs but with generous delivery schedules.

RMA / Warranty / Shipping and Payment Terms

Warranty information for SightLine products.

An overview for upgrading purchased license files for SightLine video processors.

Shipping and payment terms used for our purchase processes.

Return Material Authorization policy and steps customers will follow when a return of equipment is indicated by our technical support team.