Re: Cuseeme & Pixelview Combo TV Plus Card

Kevin Mears (
Mon, 28 Apr 1997 19:40:24 +0100

In message <>, "Bill Woodland=20
(Squeek)" <> writes
>At 08:51 PM 4/27/97 -0500, Mark L. Bardenwerper wrote:
>>If a video card supports DirectDraw, is this an indication that it is
>>compatible to CU?
>Well, this doesn't necessarily mean that it IS compatible, but it COULD be,
>or a driver could probably be written for it. Check out what it says on t=
>90b1 "Capture Cards" page:
>>If your card is not listed here, see if it supports one of the following
>video formats:
>> 8 or 4 bit gray=20
>> RGB 16 (also known as RGB 15)=20
>> Indeo 3.2=20
>> RGB 8=20
>> YUV422=20
>>If your capture card is not listed above, but does support one of the abo=
>>formats, it will likely work. If you do get a funky local video image, it
>is because
>>sometimes a video format is implemented differently by different vendors.=
>>leads me to...
>>If your model of video capture card does not work with CU-SeeMe, and you =
>>like it to, I'll add support for it, provided: 1) the card has Windows 95
>or NT drivers;
>> 2) you can get me that model of card by convincing the manufacturer to
>donate one
>>to the cause.
>ATI has donated a card to Cornell, and Steve will be working on a driver f=
>their TV Tuner card soon. Any of you that have a capture card that WON'T
>work with CU should email the manufacturer and try to convince them to
>donate a card to Cornell. Talk DOLLARS to them...that's what these people
>seem to understand the best. If enough of you email them at the same time,
>they might realize how much it could mean in SALES to donate, and how many
>happy customers they would have :)
>Bill Woodland (Squeek =A9)
>PC questions only, please.
>CU-seeME Unsubscribe? Go to for
Please could you advise me when the software is ready for use and I will=20
willingly act as a test bed for it. Thanks for your help.

Kevin Mears
Kevin Mears