EchoFX Announces USBVision For Mac OS X 1.1.2
Multi-brand USB Video Capture Device Support

For Immediate Release
Oct 21, 2005

Atlanta, GA. Today, EchoFX, a Macintosh software developer, announced the immediate availability of USBVision For Mac OS X 1.1.2 -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.

Version 1.1.2 is a maintenance release that corrects problems with video signal detection, audio enabled devices, SecuritySpy, snapshot sizes, InterView Lite devices, and the startup item under Mac OS 10.4. Enhancements have been made to AppleScript support and sleep management. Support has been added for Dazzle Digital Video Creator and for Pinnacle LINX USB Plus devices.

EchoFX has also made available, free of charge, its USBVision Exporter software. USBVision Exporter can export any QuickTime movie to any other QuickTime format -including those required by iMovie, iTunes, and video-enabled iPods. QuickTime Pro is NOT required.

USBVision For Mac OS X 1.1.2 is a free upgrade for all previous EchoFX customers.

USBVision Exporter 1.1.2 is free.

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 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 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 $25.00 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

About EchoFX
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

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