(Inter-)aktive Monitor-Elektronik für Video-Displays

Key Features

  • Different applications (depending on ordering options):

    • Presentation Display (graphics and text)

    • High-End Remote Control

    • Digital Video Player

    • Digital Video Recorder with Play Back

    • Live Ticker (as overlay)

    • Live Modified Status Display

      e.g. on production sites

  • Split View

  • Connection to any parallel or LVDS driven display (custom adapters on request)
    “DVI” and “VGA” variants allow connection to standard monitors

  • 3 digital video format options:

    • M-JPEG (AVI file container)

    • MPEG-2

    • MPEG-4

  • 3 storage options:

    • 2, 4 or 8 GBytes internal flash memory

    • MMC/SD-Card-slot (external)

    • USB-Stick as MSC-device (external)

  • Different network options

    for file transfer and device control/config

    • UART

    • SPI

    • TWI

    • Ethernet (hardware option)

    • USB MSC (hardware option, restricted

    • Wifi


  • 2 selectable video inputs (option):

    A. CVBS/S-Video (PAL or NTSC, auto-select)

    B. VGA

  • 2 recording modes:

    • single image (JPEG)

    • video clip

  • 2 optional parallel video outputs show

    source video or playback of recorded/stored files:

    A. CVBS

    B. S-Video

  • Different user interface options

    • none (remote control only)

    • LEDs, display or OSD on video output

    • buttons, rotary position transducer

      or touch sensitive surface

  • Low Power Consumption: approx. 1.5[???] W

    (depending on optional components)

  • Different options for configuration and control:

    • OSD menu in output screen

    • local user interface on integrated display

    • live configuration via network

    • configuration file uploade

  • Configurable overlay elements

    • date/time

    • bit map graphics, ie. logo

    • fixed text

Fig. 1: “X-Mon” at a information board

Fig. 2: “X-Mon” propertys in a block diagramm


  • Different optional libraries to support different applications

  • Graphics library for dynamic synthetic content for flexible user interface and visualization

  • Data flow library for live pixel manipulation, eg. white balance, color correction, digital image control

  • Data buffer library for live image manipulation, eg. scaling, rotation or picture-in-picture operation

  • Integrated real time clock (RTC) chronological and timer driven play lists Automatic filenames include time stamp for video and image recording

  • isolated IOs for reaction and control

  • shock proof product assembly

  • Industrial temperature grade (option) Note: slightly reduced video performance

  • PC-Software for generating configuration files
  • all text elements editable by customer to allow individual wording and multiple language support

  • all options may be defined by customer as not visible to end user

  • Option: Streaming of audio/video data over different interfaces to/from an external device, e.g. PC:

    • Ethernet

    • UART

    • USB

    • Wifi


  • Small outline and low profile board

    • prepared to mount directly on back of displayheight < 10 mm

    • customer specific backplane adopts to different displays and physical interface options

  • Evaluation System available, includes IO-Module with connectors for power, video in/output and user interface

  • IO-Module serves as example for customer’s product integration

  • User defined assembly options for mass production

  • Branding for customer products possible (program icon, start screen on monitor,…)

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“X-Mon” im Vergleich


Major differences are shown in the following table:


for Video/Audio Storage

for Video/Audio Storage

storaged device for connected PC)

Live View, Live Overlay, ImageCapture

720 x 576/480 @ 25/30 fps¹

(full frame rate needs NANDFlash)

720 x 576/480 @ 12,5/15 fps¹

720 x 576/480 @ 25/30 fps¹

1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps¹

 [X] : Property available as option          available

  X   : Standard property

Feature X-Mon S X-Mon M X-Mon L
Size (mm x mm) Tbd Tbd Tbd
Power consumption, ca. [tbd.] 1.0..1.5 W 1.5..2.0W 2.5…15W
Max. display size 1024×768 1366×768 1920×1080
Max. video size for play-back 720×576 1366×768 1920×1080
MMC/SD-Card (external)
NAND Flash (2, 4 or 8 GB)
[X] [X] [X]
GPIO-Control (Buttons, LED) X X X
OSD-Menu) X X X
UART control and data transfer X X X
UART streaming (proprietary) X X X
USB device (X-Mon acts as MSC
[X] [X] [X]
Ethernet control and data transfer [X] [X]
Ethernet Streaming (RTSP like) [X] [X]
Video Output (CVBS/S-Video) [X] [X]
Video Input (CVBS/S-Video)
JPG Image Capture [X]
M-JPEG Video Recording upto
[X] [X]
MPEG4 AVC Video Recording upto
[X] [X]
MPEG4 AVC Video Recording upto
[X] [X]
MPEG4 AVC Video Recording upto
Stereo Audio Input and Output [X] [X] [X]
Table 1: Comparison of different “X-Mon” variants:   —  : Property not available

¹Industrial grade systems may only achieve lower frame rates at full resolution, due to lower maximum clock rate.


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