The SkymasterTX digital video downlink transmitter from Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT) should be interesting to military and government purchasers who require secure real-time downloading of video imagery.
IMT, a business unit of the Vitec Group, is at Booth No. 7317 to display and explain the lightweight, full-featured digital video transmitter built to address aircraft secure encryption downlink requirements. The transmitter features ARINC mounting, which allows easy moving of units from one aircraft to another.
The SkymasterTX has a built-in GPS receiver that downlinks aircraft position to a command center. The transmitter can operate in a wide variety of frequency bands to handle high and standard definition video. It is offered with a choice of MPEG-4 or MPEG-2 encoders.