Ruggedized Encoding for ISR

The Makito™ Air is a compact, ruggedized H.264, low latency encoder designed for the most demanding airborne and mobile intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) applications. The Makito Air encoder supports constrained data links found in the most challenging operating environments, can output two different bitrate (resolution/frame rate) H.264 streams simultaneously and allows for scaling and frame rate settings to be adjusted on-the-fly.

KLV / CoT Metadata Support

The Makito Air encoder supports industry standard MISP-compliant Key-Length-Value (KLV) metadata transport within the MPEG-2 transport stream. Metadata is captured via serial port, Ethernet or the SDI-VANC embedded input stream. Synchronous transport of the metadata with the associated image frames is guaranteed through Presentation Time Stamp (PTS). The Makito Air also supports Cursor-on-Target (CoT) metadata. CoT is converted into standard KLV format prior to being multiplexed in the MPEG-2 transport stream.

Air or Ground

Designed for installations on board manned and unmanned aerial platforms used for ISR applications, the Makito Air transmits live HD video and metadata over microwave (LOS) or satellite (BLOS) networks to operations and exploitation centers. Also ideal for ISR applications on ground-based platforms, the Makito Air is equipped with wireless transmitters. For emergency aid and disaster recovery efforts, the Makito Air streams live video from sensor-equipped platforms to first-responders and news outlets.

Low Latency

To support mission critical communication challenges, the Makito Air encoder delivers H.264 video up to 1080p60 with metadata, encoding latency as low as 55 milliseconds and end-to-end latency as low as 70 milliseconds when coupled with a Makito decoder.

Proven Standards Compliance

Haivision is the first and only company to achieve JITC Certification for 1080p HD performance, and is unique in offering both airborne and ground-based JITC Certified HD encoders. Click here to see Haivision's JITC Certificate.

Haivision video encoders are also the only encoders to receive Common Criteria certification, supporting the only international standard for consistent platform security and integrity. Our Federal Team has assisted our customers with DIACAP process covering in the US Air Force ATO (Authority to Operate), the US Army CoN, (Certificate of Networthiness), and other certifications unique to US DoD and US Civilian agencies.

Low Latency White Paper

Broadcasting live video to consumers using the public internet can contribute to latency levels that exceed several minutes –severely compromising the viewing experience.

In this white paper, we'll examine key factors and challenges to consider when delivering video using the public internet. Get the white paper here.

See How Our Products Are Used

Haivision is unique in combining industry-leading performance with our hardware video encoders, software-based transcoding engines, and ultra low latency decoding platforms to deliver glass-to-glass video and related metadata from any sensor to any operator or decision maker.
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