What are Pelco IP camera and encoder image compression specifications?

Issue

What are Pelco IP camera and encoder image compression specifications?

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

  • IP110
  • IP3701
  • Spectra (IP, mini IP, TXB-IP)
  • NET530x encoder series

Cause

Need information on Pelco IP camera's image compression.

Resolution

Note: This only applies to the following products:

  • IP110
  • IP3701
  • Spectra (IP, mini IP, TXB-IP)
  • NET530x encoder series 
     

Pelco IP camera's image compression follows the ISO/IEC 14496-2 standard. The IP camera's stream is an Advanced Simple Profile Level 5 format. It can also be decompressed with a Simple Profile Decompressor. Currently, we have successfully decoded our video stream with the following codecs:
 


The IPP4 codec is used within our software.

Sarix IP Cameras 
Pelco Sarix IP camera's image compression follows H.264 in addition to the above specification.

Spectra HD Cameras
Pelco Spectra HD camera's image compression follows H.264 in addition to the above specification.

Spectra IP H.264 Cameras
Pelco Spectra HD camera's image compression follows H.264 in addition to the above specification.