Re: Connectix Quickcam for Windows

Alex Glusman (alexg@matra.com.au)
Sun, 8 Oct 1995 18:25:31 +1000


Larry:
I've read that the QuickCam for PC has just been released in the US. Are
these comments still valid?
Thanks,
Alex

At 11:01 AM 26/09/95 -0400, you wrote:
>Many folks have recently posted with comments and questions about the
>Connectix "QuickCam for Windows". Some may have missed a comment last week
>from Dave Bundy <dbundy@wpine.com> of White Pine Software.
>
>Dave said that:
>
>(1) the camera was still in beta-test and had not yet been released.
>(2) CU-SeeMe needs to be modified in order to use the QuickCam for Windows.
>
>The basic problem appears to be that CU-SeeMe wants 4-bit video data and
>the QuickCam provides 4-bit or 6-bit, but the bits are in a different
>arrangement. In some cases, enough bits "overlap" to provide a crude
>image, but it is not an acceptable image.
>
>Remember, these comments apply to the Windows versions of CU-SeeMe and the
>Quickcam. At present, the current version of CU-SeeMe for Windows is
>0.70b1.
>
>Larry Chace (RLC1@cornell.edu)
>
>
>