videoconference with digiral camera?

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Ana Quista
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Does anyone know if it would be possible to utilise the firewire cable to videoconference with say netmeeting? I have an XL1 and run premiere on an RT2000 with win 2000. I just thought that the quality should be better than with a webcam. Has anyone tried this?

harlequin
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what level of connection are you using for videoconferencing ?

there are some firewire webcams available that hopefully have the drivers to allow what you want to do.
http://www.cwol.com/firewire-cameras/pyro-webcam-pro.htm

we use a minimum of 128k for all our video conferencing ( isdn2 )

our videoconferencing over ip equipment is set to run at 384k ( isdn6 )

Gary MacKenzie

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Ana Quista
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thanks for your response. currently I am testing out 512k connection but this is only for the next few weeks as a promotion. I will probably be using a 128k connection on cable broadband. I will try and see if I can get hold of one of those firewire webcams (though not too expensive) I was hoping for a free download or software solution to keep using my setup. Just doing my bit for the environment.

Mike Banks
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Is there a Mac 'way' of using say the built in firewire with a digi cam for web cam use?

Just curious!

:)

Mike

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quote:Originally posted by Mike Banks:
Is there a Mac 'way' of using say the built in firewire with a digi cam for web cam use?

Just curious!

:)

Mike


http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/drivers/firewirewebcamdriver.html
http://www.macobserver.com/editorial/2002/04/22.1.shtml

but both involve real webcams and not camera as webcam.

Gary MacKenzie

sepulce@hotmail.com ( an account only used for forum messages )

Thinkserver TS140 , 750ti Graphics card  & LG 27" uws led backlight , Edius 8

Humax Foxsat HD Pvr / Humax Fox T2 dvbt