Preorders for AQCVid Amiga Camera Adapter Being Taken
Release date: December, we will start taking pre-orders on Nov. 31, 1996 Price: $59.99 Dealer inquiries welcome For more information, please Email us.
The AQCVid is a hardware/software interface for Connectix Corporation's QuickCam digital camera. It allows the PC (parallel) version of the QuickCam to be connected to any Amiga. Listed below are the current specifications and requirements. we hope to add support for other QuickCams as well as more save formats such as CDXL and JPEG. Also included is an ARexx host commodity which allows the use of the QuickCam within an ARexx script.
Omnilink Corporation is pleased and proud to announce their first foray into Amiga(tm) hardware development with the AQCVid(tm). A unique hardware and software solution which allows Amiga users to enjoy the benefits of the popular PC QuickCam(tm).
For those of you who are not familiar with the hardware specifications of the QuickCam, here are a few:
A more recent QuickCam model has been introduced, which has 640x480 as one of its resolutions, with 24bit colour. AQCVid support is tentatively planned for this model, adding an even greater quality to an already impressive roster of applications. AQCVid is only for use with the PC/Windows version of the greyscale QuickCam. This development will allow all Amiga users a new field of applications for both amateur and professional use.
Here are some of the possible applications:
The AQCVid is designed to work with all ECS/AGA Amigas, and includes CyberGraphX support. File formats currently include IFF, ANIM5, and ANIM7. CDXL (animation w/sound) and JPEG is tentatively planned for a future release. Users also have the option of time lapse with exposure control. Internet users have an overwrite previous file function, useful for real-time 'net video updates.
An ARexx Commodity is also supplied to allow for control of the QuickCam by other external applications. 16bit audio sampling/playback support is also tentatively planned for 16 bit Amiga audio expansion cards. Also planned is a ImageFX(tm) module that will allow direct control of the QuickCam by ImageFX. As new Amiga models come into being, Omnilink is committed to maintain AQCVid compatibility with these hardware advancements.
We hope this will show the Amiga community and the personal computing community of the world, Omnilink Corporation's dedication to the best personal computer on the planet, the AMIGA.
Developers who would be interested in supporting the AQCVid for
their software and hardware Amiga applications, as well as interested
Amiga users, may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The AQCVid is an adapter that plugs into your parallel port. All power is supplied by the Amiga. The QuickCam connects to the AQCVid adapter. There are NO modifications needed to be done to your Amiga or your QuickCam.
Anim Op 5 and Anim Op 7W compression:
Anim Op 7L compression:
Image exposure time:
Sales or ordering information please send Email to: email@example.com
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AQCVid is a trademark of Omnilink Corp. QuickCam is a trademark of Connectix Corp.
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