UAV Video Applications

UAV Video Applications

Product Description

ZViDEO – UAV Video Applications

ZViDEO is a key component in UAV ground stations. Its capability for the non-stop capture of incoming video with operator support to select and export selected clips or single frames in military compliant formats has been proven in the field.

ZViDEO can collect and organize surveillance data by mission, visit area, and user defined categories. MPEG streams can be output with embedded KLV descriptors and operational metadata. Video clips and snapshots can be multicast or VOD served to network clients using bandwidth sensitive formats.

ZViDEO Supports

Accumulating onboard and offboard target classification evidence
Serves as the focal point for accessing all accumulated target evidence
Vehicle and target position display and decoding
Enables automatic correlation and data access

ZViDEO Enables

The concurrent recording, streaming, viewing and management of high quality digital video and associated metadata.

Intelligently Capture / Manage Video Assets

ZViDEO allows enterprises to intelligently capture and manage their video assets, making them available for viewing and collaboration over the organizational networks and combining them within applications and workflows.

Flexible for Changes

ZViDEO operates on standard platforms, is flexible for changes in functionality, configuration and scale and provides the best price performance and return on investment.

Operating Across LAN / WAN & Internet

ZViDEO offers both online and offline access modes, has the ability to support multiple servers in a distributed environment and is scalable from several users to thousands.

Software Development Kit (SDK)

Encapsulated ZViDEO core elements allow customers and partners to customize and integrate ZViDEO to their needs and specifications.


ZViDEO employs client-server architecture, operates over IP-based networks, and is based on standard hardware and software components.


Real-time analog video support
Real-time digital video support for RealVideo, WindowsMedia, QuickTime and MPEG formats
Control multiple simultaneous encoding sessions for all formats
SMPTE and external timecode source compatibility
Text extraction of closed caption
Store video assets for specified time period
Time-based keyframing, frame accurate or scene detect
Non-linear editing
3rd Party Plug-Ins
Data Export options
Live and on-demand user annotations and clip marking
User-defined video and clip labels
Global search
Automated Encoding process
System monitoring and real-time status displays
Remote configuration management
As a Capture, Index and Encoding solution, ZViDEO automates and controls the functions around video capture, encoding and indexing to streamline production workflows and provide the most efficient way to prepare video for use online.

ViDEO includes:

Scheduler – Manage the video acquisition/capture process.
Encoder – Actually encodes the video and control the capture hardware.
MPEG PreProcesser – Extracts the keyframes from the video and facilitate the editing process for Storyboard.
SearchServer – Monitors the closed captioning output of the capture process for keywords that are used to Alert users.
ZVPlayer – Plays back video assets for editing.
Storyboard – Provides real-time frame accurate editing.
EditServer – Knows how to cut/copy/paste MPEG-1/MPEG-2 video segments.
ExpireManager – Manages the digital video disk space.
Analysis Software Plug-Ins – Uses Text Recognition, Audio Recognition and identifies spoken words, speaker names and audio types.

Z Microsystems

Because our customers must solve many different problems, ZVideo can be developed in many different ways — adapting to changing needs. ZVideo is truly scalable — offering the best in functionality, quality and value. Working in partnership with your organization, Z Microsystems can help develop, design and implement your companies digital video needs. Additionally, the Z Microsystems’ support team, a highly qualified, dedicated group of research and development engineers, helps ensure satisfaction and efficient use of the product.

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