Three simultaneous and independently configurable output streams for each video channel

  • Two H.264 compressed streams: 4CIF, 2CIF, CIF or QCIF / Configurable frame rate / Configurable bit rate control
  • Typical configuration:
    • One high-fidelity, 4CIF format, full frame rate H.264 encoded stream
    • One CIF-format half-frame-rate H.264 encoded stream
  • One raw (uncompressed) stream (subject to PCI bus available bandwidth): 4CIF, 2CIF, CIF or QCIF / Monochrome: Y8 or Color planar: YUV420PL


Windows (DirectShow) and Linux drivers available


Four high-quality audio inputs

  • Line-level audio signals
  • Selectable sampling rate: 8 kHz, 16 kHz, 22.05 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
  • Audio encoding: Linear PCM 16-bit or G.711 64-kbps µ-law/A-law
  • Audio-video synchronization supported by accurate time stamping of audio and video data


General purpose I/O lines

  • Four contact closure inputs
  • Four solid-state relay outputs
  • Watchdog


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Video acquisition from multiple cameras with H.264 compression

The Picolo H.264 series cards are video capture cards with on-board H.264 compression for PC-based Digital Video Recording applications.

Video acquisition from multiple cameras with H.264 compression

The Picolo H.264 series cards are video capture cards with on-board H.264 compression for PC-based Digital Video Recording applications.

PC-based digital video recorder (DVR)

The Picolo H.264 series cards are video capture cards with on-board H.264 compression for PC-based Digital Video Recording applications.

  • Critical infrastructure surveillance
  • Production line monitoring

Mobile embedded digital video recorder (DVR)

Video surveillance on trains, busses

Picolo U4/U8/U16 H.264 Driver for Windows
  Download File size Operating system
Release Notes picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-win-2.5.0-ds-releasenotes.pdf 0.8 MB Windows
Documentation picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-win-2.2.0.61-ds-documentation.pdf 13 MB Windows
picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-win-2.2.0.61-ds-documentation.zip 8 MB Windows
Connecting_Accessories_for_PICOLOH264_Documentation.pdf 5 MB Windows
Connecting_Accessories_for_PICOLOH264_Documentation.zip 5.9 MB Windows
Setup Files picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-win-2.5.0.140-ds-driver.exe 3.2 MB Windows
Sample Programs picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-win-2.0.0.105-ds-sampleprograms.zip 0.8 MB Windows
picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-win-2.0.0.105-samplesdescription.pdf 57 kB Windows
Picolo U4/U8/U16 H.264 File System Driver for Linux
  Download File size Operating system
Release Notes picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-linux-2.0.0-vfs-releasenotes.pdf 0.4 MB Linux
Documentation picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-linux-2.0.0.60-vfs-documentation.pdf 16 MB Linux
picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-linux-2.0.0.60-vfs-documentation.tar.gz 8.2 MB Linux
Connecting_Accessories_for_PICOLOH264_Documentation.pdf 5 MB Linux
Connecting_Accessories_for_PICOLOH264_Documentation.tar.gz 6.5 MB Linux
Setup Files picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-linux-x86-2.0.0.15-vfs-driver.tar.gz 3.1 MB Linux
picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-linux-x86-64-2.0.0.15-vfs-driver.tar.gz 3.2 MB Linux
Sample Programs picolo-series-h264-linux-1.0.0.10-vfs-sampleprograms.pdf 69 kB Linux
picolo-u4-u8-u16-h264-linux-2.0.0.15-vfs-sampleprograms.tar.gz 0.2 MB Linux
Picolo U4 H.264 PCI-104 Driver for Windows
  Download File size Operating system
Release Notes picolo-u4-h264-pci104-win-2.5.0-ds-releasenotes.pdf 0.6 MB Windows
Documentation picolo-u4-h264-pci104-win-2.2.0.126-ds-documentation.pdf 12 MB Windows
picolo-u4-h264-pci104-win-2.2.0.126-ds-documentation.zip 7.7 MB Windows
Connecting_Accessories_for_PICOLOH264_Documentation.pdf 5 MB Windows
Connecting_Accessories_for_PICOLOH264_Documentation.zip 5.9 MB Windows
Setup Files picolo-u4-h264-pci104-win-2.5.0.141-ds-driver.exe 1.5 MB Windows
Sample Programs picolo-u4h264pci104-win-1.4.0.103-ds-sampleprograms.zip 0.7 MB Windows
picolo-u4h264PCI104-win-1.4.0.101-samplesdescription.pdf 56 kB Windows
Picolo U4 H.264 PCI-104 File System Driver for Linux
  Download File size Operating system
Release Notes picolo-u4-h264-pci104-linux-2.0.0-vfs-releasenotes.pdf 0.4 MB Linux
Documentation picolo-u4-h264-pci104-linux-2.0.0.125-vfs-documentation.pdf 13 MB Linux
picolo-u4-h264-pci104-linux-2.0.0.125-vfs-documentation.tar.gz 7.9 MB Linux
Connecting_Accessories_for_PICOLOH264_Documentation.pdf 5 MB Linux
Connecting_Accessories_for_PICOLOH264_Documentation.tar.gz 6.5 MB Linux
Setup Files picolo-u4-h264-pci104-linux-x86-2.0.0.15-vfs-driver.tar.gz 1.2 MB Linux
picolo-u4-h264-pci104-linux-x86-64-2.0.0.15-vfs-driver.tar.gz 1.2 MB Linux
Sample Programs picolo-u4-h264-PCI104-linux-2.0.0.15-vfs-sampleprograms.tar.gz 0.2 MB Linux
picolo-series-h264-linux-1.0.0.10-vfs-sampleprograms.pdf 69 kB Linux
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