Friday, August 20, 2004
Turn Your Pocket PC into A Video Maker (sort of)
Posted by John Walkosak in "SOFTWARE" @ 09:00 AM
Product Category: Video Capture (no, really!)
Manufacturer: Lifeview Inc.
Where to Buy: MobiPlanet
Price: $89.95 USD
System Requirements: 81.8k for the Drivers and Testing Utility, IA FlyCapture 763.1k, IA Album 1075.9k, IA Vmail 588.1k. The Drivers and testing utilities must be installed to main memory; the IA applications can be installed to a card.
Specifications: Dimensions: 49mm x 81mm x 12mm; Weight: 20g; Video Input: Composite video, S video, NTSC/PAL; Video Size: 160 x 120, 180 x 136, 320 x 240; Frame rate: 30fps; Video Size: 160 x 120, 180 x 136; Compression: Motion-JPEG ; File Format: AVI (sync with audio), GIF, IAV; Snapshot Image Resolution: 160 x 120, 176 x 144, 320 x 240, 352 x 288, 352 x 240, 720 x 480, 720 x 576; File Format: BMP, JPG, GIF; Color Depth: 24 bit colors
- Software is very easy to use;
- Hardware connections are clean and simple;
- It does everything it reports to.
- Dongle is separate from CF card;
- I had to find another cable to connect to my camera
We have all seen items reviewed on Pocket PC Thoughts that evoke the phrase “W?BIC!” which translates to “Why? Because I Can!” One would think that an accessory which performs video capture on a Pocket PC would certainly fall into this category, but on second glance, you might be selling the FlyGrabber CF short...
Read on for the full review!<!>