Re: Winnov vs...

Ross Binnie (dianaros@vianet.on.ca)
Fri, 17 Oct 1997 07:53:59 -0400


The dejanews ref. is time limited and no longer points to the article.
I tried a search, but need a bit more info to find the particular subject.

Ross
<dianaros@vianet.on.ca>

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> From: Jason Williams <streak@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
> To: CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu
> Subject: Re: Winnov vs...
> Date: Friday, October 17, 1997 3:45 AM
>
> On Fri, 17 Oct 1997, Si Ballenger wrote:
> > The boards do look the same (although I don't have an actual winnov
board to
> > check), including the big chip on the board having WAVI-95 WINNOV
stamped on
> > it. Engineering and manufacturing cost being being what they are, I
doubt
> > that there is a big difference in the design (maybe more on board
memory?).
>
> I remembered when this topic came up in comp.dcom.videoconf.
>
http://xp9.dejanews.com/getdoc.xp?recnum=1823995&server=db97p4x&CONTEXT=8770
74015.1870790660&hitnum=4
> will get you the article I'm referring to.
> Here's the text from Robert Scoble at Winnov:
> -------------------------------------------------
> The Philips card is the Winnov Videum AV card, so the drivers will work.
> However, if you load the Philips drivers DO NOT load the Winnov drivers.
>
> Yeah, the 2.0 drivers will work with our cards.
>
> Tech support is a different issue, though. When Philips bought our card,
> they agreed to do their own technical support for those products.
>
> Robert Scoble
> http://www.winnov.com
>
> George S. Kong wrote in message <340C6C66.4D5AE4AE@navio.com>...
> >
> >i'm interested in the answer, because i'd like to know if
> >the latest (2.0) videum drivers work with the phillips easycam.
> >
> >the official word from winnov is "get your drivers from philips,"
> >but i bet the videum drivers work on the philips board.
> >
> >--------------------------------------------------------------------
> >George S. Kong, Network Computer Inc, george@navio.com, 408-328-9312
>
> -------------------------------------------------
>
> Hope that helps answers a few questions...
>
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