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Zetro Remote Radar Display System (ZeRRDIS)

Zetro Remote Radar Display System (ZeRRDiS®), the first generation of Radar Display System designed and developed by Zetro. ZeRRDiS®, and automated state-of-the-art Radar Display System capable of receiving radar plots from single or multiple sensors and processing the received data to generate and display the Local Air Picture (LAP) of the environment surrounding the sensor or a composite Recognised Air Picture (RAP) of data received from more than one sensor.  The processed data can be displayed on multiple monitors and / or large screen displays as required by the customer.

ZeRRDiS® is a PC-based COTS system operating in a LINUX environment to process plots from a remote radar sensor, integrating the Local Air Picture with an intuitive man-machine interface supporting multi-layered synthetic video and display controls.  Running on industry standard PC architectures and with APOIM® hardware for radar acquisition and scan-conversion, ZeRRDiS® offers a comprehensive set of display capabilities via twin display monitors using standard Matrox. Dual Display card.  The radar display may be scaled and off-centered to display the video at any zoom factor.

ZeRRDis® is capable of receiving primary and secondary radar plots from a remote radar via standard telecommunications leased line.  ZeRRDiS® features an optional raw video display capability depending on the requirements of the operator.   Analogue or digital radar video and associated turning data are received by the system and transferred to the tracker module for processing plots. Plots and tracks are then fed into the Radar Display module which renders the radar pictures by transforming the incoming data and combining with standard and private maps and various symbology. These maps and symbology are based on latitude and longitude and can also be updated as and when required by the operator.

ZeRRDiS® offers a networked solution where a single Radar Display Processor (RDP) (with an APOIM®) provides processed plots and tracks across the LAN to be used by multiple client Radar Data Display (RDD) terminals.  The RDD terminals uses the same modules for the display with control features for individual ownership of plots and tracks as selected by the operator.

ZeRRDiS® also features a recording capability for each of the RDP and RDD terminals.  A dedicated RDD for playback and archiving can be provided for performance evaluation and incident investigations.

ZeRRDiS® is designed to work with Linux on industry standard Intel x86 processors which can offer familiar operations and maintenance environment and providing and extensible and supportable hardware platform.

Main Features

Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) state-of-the-art technology

Capable of processing primary, secondary and combined plots

Dual display monitors for radar and tabular data

Multi-layered maps borders, airways, zones, ground installation etc

Input from single or multiple sensors

Output to multiple displays

Overlay graphics for target symbols and labels

Individual authority for selected targets in multiple user environment

Record, replay and archiving option

Easy to maintain standard PC hardware 19" rack-mountable


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