Delta Digital Video's line of video bandwidth compression and scan conversion products are used in a number of industries. Some of these applications includes;
Military/Governent, ITS/Transportation, Air Traffic, Broadcast, Security and Surveillance, Law Enforcement
Delta recently delivered both our Vidicoder and MPEG-2 video technologies for integration into an unmanned vehicle payload. These products are used in support of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations for U.S. military services. Integrating Delta products allows high quality video transmission without sending U.S. service personnel into harm's way. Delta scan conversion technology has been integrated into aircraft, ground mobile, and simulation environments. The scan conversion products support EW, ASW, and training operations. Working closely with the military and government primes, we have developed both stroke-to-video and video-to-video scan conversion capabilities that have been delivered in mil-qualified ATR packages as either modules or rack mountable systems.
Delta works with systems integrators and OEMs in developing cost-effective approaches to traffic monitoring. Our experience includes integration of our OEM codec modules in a T-1 multiplexer, a component of many transportation management systems. An Indianapolis television station uses Delta's video codecs to provide "on-air" traffic reports as an alternative to microwave video transmission. Delta has also provided custom solutions for ITS applications including adding an asynchronous, low-bitrate interface to our codec for a customer with a large traffic program.
In the early nineties, the Federal Aviation Administration was in need of an alternative to transmitting air traffic control video using television microwave links (TML). Delta submitted a proposal in response to an SBIR solicitation that proposed compressing and transmitting the video signal via commercially-available telecommunication links. The subsequent award led to the development of Delta's DVC-2000 DBRITE Video Compression System. DVC-2000 is a "drop-in" replacement for the TML. The system provides "lossless" transmission of ATC video for remote tower facilities. Delta was awarded an IDIQ contract in 1996 and has installed the DVC-2000 in over 90 towers since then. This successful program is ongoing, and Delta will continue to support of the FAA's DBRITE Relocation program.
Delta's MPEG-2 video encoders were used at the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, PA. These versatile, rugged products were integrated into a COFDM transmission system to provide remote feeds from the convention floor. This approach allows for video transmission from locations that, until now, could not be accomplished. Delta's encoders have also been used to cover sporting events and in ENG applications.
Security & Surveillance
The San Diego Trolley uses Vidicoders linked to cameras to monitor train platforms, providing a safer environment for customers and lowering costly vandalism. Multiple cameras are linked to a central monitoring facility, providing a solution that is both cost-effective and low maintenance.
Delta's Vidicoder (3000 Series) and MPEG-2 (2000 Series) products have been used by federal law enforcement agencies to provide long-term surveillance on several national, high profile cases. By combining rugged encoders developed for use in harsh environments and T1 or DSL data links, these agencies are able to maintain remote surveillance of perpetrators and gather high quality video and audio evidence.