For Immediate Release
EchoFX Announces USBVision For Mac OS X 1.1.2 Multi-brand USB Video Capture
Atlanta, GA — Oct 21, 2005 — Today, EchoFX, a Macintosh software
developer, announced the immediate availability of USBVision For Mac OS X
1.1.2 -software support for USB 1.1 video digitizing devices including the
XLR8 InterView, Belkin VideoBus, iRez USBLive and CapSure USB, Hauppauge
USB-Live, Dazzle Digital Video Creator, Pinnacle LINX and others.
Version 1.1.2 is a maintenance release that corrects problems with video
signal detection, audio enabled devices, SecuritySpy, snapshot sizes,
InterView Lite devices, and the startup item under Mac OS 10.4.
Enhancements have been made to AppleScript support and sleep management.
Support has been added for Dazzle Digital Video Creator and for Pinnacle
LINX USB Plus devices.
EchoFX has also made available, free of charge, its USBVision Exporter
software. USBVision Exporter can export any QuickTime movie to any other
QuickTime format –including those required by iMovie, iTunes, and
video-enabled iPods. QuickTime Pro is NOT required.
USBVision For Mac OS X 1.1.2 is a free upgrade for all previous EchoFX
USBVision Exporter 1.1.2 is free.
USBVision For Mac OS X Overview
The USBVision software offers Mac OS X support for a wide range of devices
including XLR8 InterView, Belkin VideoBus and VideoBus II, iRez USB Live
and CapSure USB, Global Village VideoFX, Alpha Data USB Video Adapter,
Hauppauge USBLive, Dazzle Digital Video Creator, Pinnacle LINX and many
others -including those originally sold as “PC-only”. The USBVision
software also supports s-video capturing on some TV tuner devices including
Hauppage WinTV and Pinnacle Studio PCTV.
Additionally, the USBVision software will allow up to eight video capture
devices to run simultaneously on one computer. Multiple devices can be used
with Ben Bird’s SecuritySpy and SubRosaSoft’s HomeGuardian security
packages allowing the monitoring of many different video sources. Multiple
devices can also be used with video broadcast packages such as Vara
Software’s Wirecast, and webcam packages such as Econ Technologies’
ImageCaster, allowing multiple video sources to be uploaded to the Internet
from a single computer.
The USBVision software has been enhanced in a number of ways from the
original InterView-only software, including the addition of snapshot button
support, audio input support, and increased compatibility with various
third-party applications. The USBVision Capture software included, features
hardware accelerated full-screen playback, duration-based recording and
The USBVision software is available at www.echofx.com for $25.00 USD per
device activated. Customers who purchased the InterView For Mac OS X
software or InterView Lite hardware from EchoFX may upgrade to the new
USBVision software free of charge. For more information about the USBVision
software please visit the EchoFX web site at www.echofx.com.
EchoFX, Inc. is a developer of quality drivers and application software for
the Macintosh market. Over a decade of experience and attention to detail
make EchoFX products robust and easy to use. EchoFX offers expertise with
the following technologies: Desktop publishing software, 3D rendering
software, Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects plug-ins, plug-in
architectures, QuickTime codecs, QuickTime applications, application and
system multiprocessing, AltiVec programming, DSP co-processing, USB drivers
for Mac OS 9 and X, CPU and cache control software, Kernel level
programming for Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X, PPC and 68K programming, UNIX
programming and Windows to Mac porting. For more information contact