Cambridge Pixel Newsletter

Sensor Processing and Display

In This Issue
Sea Air Space Exhibition
Web Site Refresh
RadarView for Saab Sensis
Quick Links to our Web site 
Issue: 21March 2015
 Cambridge Pixel at Sea-Air-Space, Washington DC


Cambridge Pixel will be exhibiting at the Sea-Air-Space show at the Gaylord Convention Centre, Washington DC, 13-15th April. We will be at booth 1320 with Tech Source, our US agents. 


We will be showing our latest software including our radar tracking server, radar simulator and radar display software. We will also be previewing our new application for integrating radar with camera video, permitting combined radar and video

tracking. Finally, our new radar data recorder RS-100 will be on show, demonstrating integrated recording of radar video, tracks, navigation data and network streams.


ASD-100 Air Situation Display


The new ASD-100 Air Situation Display provides an operator with a complete and integrated picture of military or commercial air traffic. The display incorporates primary and secondary IFF radar, underlay maps, and target tracks, Operators may select any combination of available radar videos and tracks (primary, secondary and fused) for display. The ASD-100 display application allows alarm areas and alarm conditions to be defined to permit early detection of dangers or events of interest, and flights plans may be viewed for specific targets.



ASD-100 provides a cost-effective solution for customers looking to upgrade legacy air defence processing and display hardware yet preserve existing primary radar and IFF sensors. The software is designed to work with Cambridge Pixel's SPx Server target tracking, which can accept primary or secondary (IFF) video and automatically extract tracks. The SPx Fusion software can then combine the two track streams into a single stream for input into ASD-100. 

For more information about ASD-100, see here.


What is IFF?

The technology behind the IFF secondary radar interrogator/transponder system was originally developed during World War II to help discriminate between friendly and unfriendly aircraft. Unlike primary radar systems that measure only the range and bearing of targets by detecting reflected radio signals, IFF relies on targets equipped with a radar transponder that replies to each interrogation signal by transmitting a response containing encoded data, such as the aircraft's altitude.

Web Site Update

We have updated our web site, www.cambridgepixel.com , with new and enhanced content describing our products and capabilities. There's easy access to all of our brochures and data sheets (see here) as well as new and updated product information. We have also included a web page that defines the latest versions of all our software packages (see here).

Saab Sensis Selects Cambridge Pixel's Radar Software


Saab Air Traffic Management (ATM) has selected Cambridge Pixel's RadarView radar visualisation software to support integration and optimisation of its SR-3 Airport Surface Movement

Radar (SMR). Saab needed a radar display tool to receive ASTERIX CAT-240 network video and scan-convert this to a PPI image that could be overlaid on map data. Cambridge Pixel's RadarView software provided the solution. It is a complete ready-to-run Windows application that receives, processes and scan-converts multiple channels of radar video in PPI (plan position indicator) view. For more information about RadarView, see here.


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