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Frequently Asked Questions

INEXA Control Software

What are the minimum hardware & software requirements for INEXA Control?

Windows 7 Professional (64-bit), Service Pack 1; Windows 10 Pro (64-bit);
Processor: Quad Core, 2.2 Ghz, 6MB Cache
Memory: 4 Gb DDR3 1600 Mhz
Storage: 64 Gb Solid State Drive
Graphics Card: 1 Gb GDDR5 Dedicated Memory, DirectX 11.0, Shader 5.0 Gaming Card
Display Resolution: 1280 x 1024 at 96 DPI
Online Map Service: Broadband Internet Connection separate from vehicle specific communication hardware requirements
Offline Map Service: ESRI ArcMap 10.1; Broadband Internet Connection for creation of offline maps from online sources within INEXA Control

What does an annual INEXA Control subscription include?

The annual subscription for INEXA Control includes maintenance support and software updates through the period of the subscription.

What online Map Services does INEXA Control Support?

INEXA Control supports ESRI's ArcGIS Online, which includes the following:
World Imagery
Topographic
Physical
Shaded Relief
OpenStreetMap
National Geographic
Bathymetry

Can I use INEXA Control's offline map service if I don’t have ESRI ArcMap?

INEXA Control allows for offline maps to be generated from online map sources through the Create Map Wizard; See INEXA Control's Operator Manual for more information.

Does INEXA Control work on Android or IOS devices?

INEXA Control currently only supports Windows-based PCs.

What Standards does INEXA Control Support?

INEXA Control supports the following standards:
STANAG 4586 Edition 2 (Amendment 2)
MAVLink Micro Air Vehicle Communication Protocol
STANAG 4609 Digital Video
MPEG2-TS with H.264 or MPEG2 video and STD 0601.02
KLV Metadata
Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) with H.264 video
ESRI ArcGIS Engine supporting OGC standards
Image File Formats for video snapshots including PNG, JPG, and NITF

What types of payloads and payload data does INEXA Control support?

INEXA Control supports MISB 0601.2 which includes the following full motion video formats:
MPEG2-TS with H.264 or MPEG2 video and STD 0601.02 KLV Metadata
RTSP digital video streams with H.264 or MPEG2 video
NTSC and PAL composite video from analog capture cards (analog capture card required)
In addition to full motion video, INEXA Control supports the creation of video snapshots in the following formats:

PNG, JPEG, BMP, TIFF, EMF, WMF, GIF, and NITF

What’s new with INEXA version 2.2.0?

INEXA 2.2.0 offers a new Line of Sight overlay option in the Map Tools tab that reports base station to vehicle visibility.

Why do my Mission Execution and Mission Planning menus change?

Both Mission application menus are vehicle specific and therefore change from the options available in the standard user interface to the options available once you select and launch your vehicle. Once you choose your vehicle, the menus customize to only display options your vehicle supports.

Why don’t I have access to all the Application System options in the Mission Execution menu?

The Application Systems are vehicle specific and only available if your vehicle supports the feature, though all options will appear in the Aircraft Systems group on the Mission Execution menu.

Unmanned Vehicle Plugin for ArduCopter

What are the minimum hardware & software requirements to fly my Quadcopter with INEXA Control?

INEXA Control Minimum Requirements:
Windows 7 Professional (64-bit), Service Pack 1; Windows 10 Pro (64-bit);
Processor: Quad Core, 2.2 Ghz, 6MB Cache
Memory: 4 Gb DDR3 1600 Mhz
Storage: 64 Gb Solid State Drive
Graphics Card: 1 Gb GDDR5 Dedicated Memory, DirectX 11.0, Shader 5.0 Gaming Card
Display Resolution: 1280 x 1024 at 96 DPI
Online Map Service: Broadband Internet Connection separate from vehicle specific communication hardware requirements
Offline Map Service: ESRI ArcMap 10.1; Broadband Internet Connection for creation of offline maps from online sources within INEXA Control
Unmanned Vehicle Plugin for ArduCopter Minimum Requirements:
Quadcopter utilizing ArduCopter / APM: Copter firmware 3.3
IP Connections: Dedicated Network Interface Card
Serial Connections: Dedicated Telemetry Radio

What do I need to buy to fly my quadcopter?

The $60 annual subscription of INEXA Control, which includes our core software offering as well as Insitu’s Unmanned Vehicle Plugin for ArduCopter.

Can INEXA Control fly autopilot flight stacks other than ArduCopter / APM: Copter firmware 3.3?

INEXA Control currently only supports Quadcopter utilizing ArduCopter / APM: Copter firmware 3.3 or higher.

Can INEXA Control fly multicopters other than quadcopters?

The Unmanned Vehicle Plugin for ArduCopter currently only supports multi-rotors that are lifted and propelled by four rotors.

Does INEXA Control support MAVLink parameters?

INEXA Control supports the import and export of MAVLink parameters

INEXA Control Operations

Can I use the online map service if I don’t have broadband internet connection during flight operations?

INEXA Control provides both offline and online map services. A minimum of one map service is required for flight operations. The offline map service can be utilized when a broadband internet connection is not available. INEXA Control also provides users with the ability to create offline maps from online sources using the Create Map Wizard; See INEXA Control's Operator Manual for more information.

Can I use a single network interface card to use the Online Map Service while operating an IP connection-based vehicle?

A dedicated broadband internet connection is required to use the online map service. Typically unmanned vehicles utilizing an IP Connection require a dedicated network interface card connection to the platform-specific controller / access point.

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