ISR Data Links
The Enerlinks™ system is a secure, spectrum efficient line-of-sight (LOS) digital data link that provides range to the horizon and integral H.264 compression for multiple HD or SD video feeds. This highly integrated, full-duplex EnerLinks system simultaneously transmits IP data, compressed video, metadata, serial port data and audio from all commonly used ISR sensors.
EnerLinks is suited for today’s net-centric military needs, to disseminate critical ISR video and metadata to warfighters at the tactical edge.
One small airborne box can connect all sensor equipment that needs to communicate with the ground, eliminating the need for unwanted translation boxes.
In most applications, EnerLinks can either eliminate the need for an additional C2 link, or it can provide a redundant C2 backup.
Unlike analog links, EnerLinks digital data links can protect your information with integral AES-256 encryption, providing security with no added latency.
Transmits multiple video feeds simultaneously, for use of both wide angle and zoom cameras at the same time. In fact, EnerLinks can compress and transmit up to four standard definition (30 FPS) streams or two high definition (1080p30 or 720p60) streams over a single downlink using the full featured EnerView™ viewer package.
Operate more UAVs within the same frequency band. When transmitting a single high-quality 30 FPS SD video stream, you can space channels at 2.5 MHz – allowing ten times as many aircraft to operate in a given theatre than legacy analog FM links commonly used on UAVs. Program the EnerLinksIII modem bitrate from 50 kbps to 11 Mbps to match your application.
Sharper, more detailed ISR video footage is essential for exploitation and situational awareness and you can simultaneously transmit one or two HD video streams.
Enerdyne Technologies Inc. is now part of ViaSat.
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