wow at together.net
Mon Oct 16 12:45:53 CDT 2006
Agreed. It would be problematic to expect that Rev's videograbber
function will work with most video cameras. I would find it important
to test any possible camera first. And yes about VDIG. I simply meant
that, at least with the Unibrain cameras, it's not necessary to
install VDIG as well.
On Oct 16, 2006, at 1:35 PM, Trevor DeVore wrote:
> On Oct 16, 2006, at 8:57 AM, Richard Miller wrote:
>> We have no problem using VideoGrabber under Windows XP. It's a
>> basic component of our program. All aspects of it work perfectly.
>> Quicktime works fine. Vdig is not necessary. Files need to be
>> saved as .avi's... NOT .mov's on a PC. We use Unibrain firewire
>> cameras (www.unibrain.com). I can give you specific coding if you
>> want it.
> Unibrain firewire cameras apparently come with a VDIG (capture
> driver for QuickTime). Without the VDIG you can't get a camera to
> work with QuickTime.
> If you have control of the cameras people are using then obviously
> this isn't a problem and the Rev Video Grabber would work great.
> If you are creating an app that people will use whatever camera
> they have available then relying on QuickTime capture can be
> problematic. Even the VDIG I pointed Klaus to won't give you
> optimal video capture performance.
> Trevor DeVore
> Blue Mango Learning Systems - www.bluemangolearning.com
> trevor at bluemangolearning.com
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