Tag: isight

iSight 1.0.3 update released; Mac OS X v10.3.9 soon?

Apple has posted iSight Updater 1.0.3, a software update for the company’s iChat AV-compatible web cam. According to the release notes, the new version offers improved audio performance. Interestingly, the requirements on the above-linked Apple page currently state that the update is for those running Mac OS X v10.3.7-10.3.9, possibly confirming that there will be at least one more Mac OS X update before v10.4 Tiger is released later this month. Read More

Time picks iSight as ‘Gadget of the week’

Time magazine has picked Apple’s iSight and iChat AV as its “Gadget of the week.” “Apple’s mission of late has been to take popular concepts and apply better execution and design. Not only is the iPod a better music player, but its software, iTunes, is a seamless interface for managing songs,” writes Wilson Rothman for Time. “The same is true for iSight and iChat, the camera-and-videoconferencing couplet introduced by the company several weeks ago.” Read More

Make movies with the iSight

O’Reilly’s Derrick Story has posted an excellent article on how to create short QuickTime-based videos using Apple’s new iSight FireWire video camera. The detailed tutorial shows you how to capture video with QuickTime Broadcaster, edit your movie in QuickTime Pro, and use AppleScript to add titles. Story even gives instructions on adding a music soundtrack with iMovie.

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