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The Imaging Source Announcing New Video-to-FireWire ConverterNotebooks now have the same image acquisition power as PCI frame grabbers (October 30, 2001)
Rolf Bollhorst, president of The Imaging Source states, "Finally notebook users get the same image acquisition performance as PC users using a PCI frame grabber. Uncompressed video can be displayed in real time and streamed as AVI to the hard drive." Mr. Bollhorst also states that, "The DFG/1394-1 will be commercially available before the end of this year."
Highlights of DFG/1394-1 Video to Firewire Converter:
· Converts standard video to IEEE-1394 uncompressed
· 2x composite, 1x Y/C (S-VHS) video in, NTSC, PAL
· Ports: 2x IEEE 1394-1995/1394a, 6-pin, 400 Mb/s
· Real-time display even on Laptops
· Real-time mirroring
· Comes with a WDM Stream Class Driver (see Microsoft spec)
· Comes with the Capture SDK IC Imaging Control SE
· Pentium 300 MHz or higher
· Windows 2000/SP2 or higher, DirectX 8 or higher
The DFG/1394-1 comes with the IC Imaging Control and includes:
· C++ class library, activeX, sample source code, Grab&View imaging application
· IC Imaging Control allows controlling all hardware setting, displays a live image, saves images to hard disk, provides a buffer for image processing, etc.
· FPICS, which is an acronym for Frame-grabber Programming Interface Control Standard, is included to allow developers and OEMs to quickly build advanced capture applications around the DFG/1394-1.
About The Imaging Source
The Imaging Source is a digital imaging hardware reseller and manufacturer, a software application developer and complete image system solution provider for digital imaging technology. The Imaging Source supplies a wide range of imaging products including LED lighting products, optics from Pentax, Computar and Rodenstock and cameras from The Imaging Source, Sony, and Panasonic. The Imaging Source manufactures its own line of frame grabbers. The Imaging Source is dedicated to providing integration advice and pre and post sales support in addition to its wide variety of imaging equipment and software.
For more information or to purchase:
Please see our web site for details: www.theimagingsource.com .
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