CAMBRIDGE, England, 24 Jan. 2012. Cambridge Pixel Ltd. in Cambridge, England, is introducing the HPx-200e PCI Express primary radar data-acquisition card that connects to a wide range of commercial and military radar types, including those from Raytheon, Sperry, Furono, Kelvin Hughes, Terma, JRC, Koden, as well as to specialist military radars.
The card supports several analog and digital radar inputs, in addition to trigger and azimuth (ACP/ARP and parallel data) signals. The card also provides a capability to detect missing signals to provide software alarms for loss of triggers or azimuth data. The data-acquisition board retains the signature flexibility of the HPx range.
Capturing one video input at 12-bits or 2 channels at 8-bits each, the HPx-200e uses a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) to provide initial pre-processing of the radar video before transferring the video data to the driver software running under Windows or Linux. The onboard FPGA also offers capability for expanding the data-processing functions for customized applications.
Software support for the HPx-200e card includes a C/C++ board support library and the SPx software development kit for custom development of radar servers and clients. The Cambridge Pixel RadarView and SPx Server packages also support the card.
For more information contact Cambridge Pixel online at www.cambridgepixel.com.
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