Press Release Summary:
Codec Model 2412 3-board PC/104 system converts PAL or NTSC video into MPEG-2 elementary stream using UDP or RTP Ethernet protocol. It also decodes and converts Ethernet streams into composite and S-video. Converter expands to 4 video channels. Linux software, with multicasting and network router, and Apache web server allow use of web browser. Wireless 802.11b option is also available. Pan, zoom, and tilt signals are available from the unit's RS-232 ports.
Original Press Release:
MPEG2 Video Over IP
Codec Model 2412 converts PAL or NTSC video into an MPEG-2 elementary stream using the UDP or RTP Ethernet protocol. In the decode mode it converts Ethernet streams into composite and S-video. The three-board PC/104 system is supplied with Linux and Apache web server for high reliability, fast response and easy configuration using a web browser. The 2412 is expandable to four video channels by adding model 512 codec boards. An 802.11b wireless option is available by adding model 340-11b. The Linux software includes multicasting and a network router. A fast stream player for Windows is available for viewing the 2412's data with less than one second of latency. Pan, zoom, and tilt signals are available from the unit's RS-232 ports. The single-channel 2412 is available now for $1311. A four-channel 2412-4 cost $2868 in small quantities.