The VIA HD Video Monitoring Starter Kit is a turnkey solution aimed at accelerating the development of wireless multi-node video monitoring systems for the rapidly growing home and commercial markets.
The starter kit includes:
- VIA ALTA DS 2 System
- Customized Android BSP & VIA Smart ETK
- VIA Video Management Software
- 4 Wireless IP Cameras
At the heart of the starter kit is the ultra-compact fanless VIA ALTA DS 2 system. Powered by a 1.0GHz dual core VIA Elite E1000 Cortex-A9 SoC with a high-performance 2D/3D graphics and video engine that supports Open GL ES 3.0 hardware acceleration and simultaneous multiple Full HD video playback. The VIA ALTA DS 2 includes SATA and Micro SD Card support, allowing recorded footage to be stored locally for playback at a later time or offloaded to the cloud.
Included with the ALTA DS 2 system is an Android BSP (Board Support Package) customized for video monitoring applications which includes the following enhancements:
- Storage – performance improvement
- Hardware enabled decoding
- RTSP & WVTP parse performance improvement
- Hardware acceleration for on screen preview playback
To enable customers to shorten their development time and speed time to market for their specific application needs, the starter kit also includes the VIA Smart ETK (Embedded Tool Kit), which provides a set of APIs for applications to access I/O and manageability services provided by the system hardware.
VIA VMS application framework provides basic functionality including HD playback support, hardware accelerated decoding for live streaming and local/network backup support.
Video Streaming & Recording Performance
|Live Stream: (Channels/Resolution/Bitrate)||Playback Frame Rate/Stream||Recording Performance|
|1ch 1080p @ 8Mbps||30fps||1Ch 1080p @8Mbps|
|4ch 720p @ 4Mbps||30fps||4Ch 1080p @8Mbps|
Live Playback Layouts
The starter kit includes 4 validated IP cameras featuring OmniVision’s OV9712 CameraChip™ sensor, developed with their proprietary OmniPixel3-HS™ high sensitivity pixel technology to provide excellent scene reproduction in both extremely high and low-light environments, and their OV788 video signal processor for video compression, 720p HD video streaming, and AES-256 encryption over any Wi-Fi network, the system offers ‘instant-on’ crisp HD video and streaming capabilities in an extremely power-efficient, battery operated package.
Customers interested in developing with the VIA HD Video Monitoring Starter Kit are encouraged to contact us directly for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org