For Immediate Release
July 5, 2006
Atlanta, GA. Today, EchoFX, a Macintosh software developer, announced the
immediate availability of USBVision For Mac OS X 1.2.0 -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.
With this version, USBVision For Mac OS X is now fully universal. It will
run natively on both PowerPC and Intel-based Macintosh computers. In addition,
there are many bug-fixes, and the audio quality from audio-enabled devices such
as the Belkin VideoBus II has been significantly improved.
USBVision For Mac OS X 1.2.0 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 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 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 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 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 information contact