Munich, Germany - The Phoenix HD-SDI range of frame grabber from Active Silicon offers low latency capture from uncompressed 8-bit and 10-bit Serial Digital Interface (SDI) and High Definition Serial Interface (HD-SDI) video sources. All variants support the SMTPE 292M standard and can capture from 270 Mbit/s and 540 Mbit/s standard definition SDI sources, as well as up to 1.484 Gbit/s HD-SDI sources. Supported video formats include 525 NTSC, 625 PAL 720p and 1080i resolutions. In addition the Phoenix D20HDSDI models offer simultaneous capture from SDI or HD-SDI inputs and the entry level D10HDSDI has a single channel capability. The range is available for single lane PCI Express systems or for demanding applications the D29HDSDI offers a four lane PCI Express interface which supports bandwidths in excess of 750Mbytes/s.
The frame grabbers support video formats include 525 NTSC, 625 PAL 720p and 1080i resolutions
The Phoenix products are supported by all of the most popular operating systems, including Windows XP and Linux (32- and 64-bit varianbts), XPe, DOS, VxWorks, Solaris, Mac OS and QNX. Other advantages include an easy to use Software Development Kit which allows integrators to develop applications quickly and simply, together with a range of build-in third-party image analysis software drivers for packages such as Common Vision Blox, Streampix, Matlab, and LabView. Support is also provided for DirectShow and QuickTime interfaces.