For Immediate Release
January 2, 2007
Atlanta, GA. Today, EchoFX, a Macintosh software developer, announced the immediate
availability of USBVision For Mac OS X 1.2.1 -software support for USB 1.1 video
digitizing devices including the XLR8 InterView, Belkin VideoBus, iRez USBLive and
CapSure USB, Hauppauge USB-Live, Dazzle DVC-50 and DVC-80, Pinnacle StudioLINX and others.
This version corrects a problem with Mac OS 10.4.8 running on Intel-based equipment
as well as Mac OS 10.4.7 running on the Mac Pro and the Core 2 Duo iMac. Additionally,
audio-video sync on long captures has been significantly improved and QuickTime
Broadcaster support has been improved.
USBVision For Mac OS X 1.2.1 is $29.95 for new customers and is a free upgrade for
all previous EchoFX customers.
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 DVC-50
and DVC-80, Pinnacle StudioLINX 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 can 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
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 AppleScript support.
The USBVision software is available at
for $29.95 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
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, CPU and cache control software, kernel level
programming for Mac OS, UNIX programming and Windows to Mac porting. For more