For Immediate Release
Jun 15, 2004
Atlanta, GA. Today, EchoFX, a Macintosh software developer, announced
the immediate availability of USBVision For Mac OS X 1.1.1 -software
support for video digitizing devices including the XLR8 InterView,
Belkin VideoBus and others.
Version 1.1.1 is a maintenance release that restores the ability to
play sound in the background, no longer interferes with iChat / iSight
operation, and releases unused USB bandwidth when video is not present.
Problems with Internet version checking when multiple devices are active
have also been resolved.
USBVision For Mac OS X 1.1.1 is free to registered USBVision For Mac OS
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, Global Village VideoFX, Alpha Data USB
Video Adapter, Hauppauge USB-Live and many others -including those
originally sold as "PC-only". Mac OS X support for most of
these devices was previously unavailable.
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 and
webcam packages such as Econ Technologies' ImageCaster, allowing
multiple video sources to be uploaded to the Internet from a single
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,
now features hardware accelerated full-screen playback, duration-based
recording and AppleScript support.
The USBVision software is available at
for $25.00 USD. 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. In addition to the software,
EchoFX sells the original InterView video capture devices
for $64.95. EchoFX now accepts Visa and MasterCard in addition to PayPal.
For more information about the USBVision software or the InterView
video capture device 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 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