Re: video cams

Gary Dietz (
Mon, 06 Apr 1998 19:42:38 -0400

At 11:13 AM 4/6/98 -0500, Jason Williams wrote:
>On Mon, 6 Apr 1998, Sixpoints wrote:
>> Do you recommend using a video camera or purchasing a video cam (i.e.
>> connectix)?
>If you want portability and only need the camera for CU-SeeMe and don't
>want to pop the cover off of your computer to install a capture card, I'd
>recommend a Quickcam (I'd stay away from the VC though). I've just had
>the pleasure of playing with a Winnov capture card and I can assure you
>that it blows the Quickcam away in every aspect except portability. It's
>nice being able to videoconference without seeing my system's resources

But winnov has a partnership with White Pine! Thus, they must be evil ;-)

Seriously, for $99, you CAN'T BEAT the winnov cap card. You can then
capture from VCR, camcorder, laserdisc, video out on a TV, etc... It kicks


Gary Dietz, Product Manager, Vertical Solutions
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