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Notebooks now have the same image acquisition power as PCI frame grabbers

Notebooks now have the same image acquisition power as PCI frame grabbers

The Imaging Source, a digital imaging hardware reseller and manufacturer and software application developer announces a new video to firewire converter. The Imaging Source is offering a sneak preview of the DFG/1394-1at their booth #421during The Vision Show East in Boston Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2001. The DFG/1394-1 is a versatile, easily portable solution for mobile imaging. It can be used with notebook computers and PCs as well as interface with other video capture devices including medical equipment, camcorders and digital cameras. Software developers can also integrate the DFG/1394-1into their applications via a software developer kit (SDK) that is included.

Rolf Bollhorst, president of The Imaging Source states, "Finally notebook users get the same image acquisition performance as PC users using a PCI frame grabber. Uncompressed video can be displayed in real time and streamed as AVI to the hard drive." Mr. Bollhorst also states that, "The DFG/1394-1 will be commercially available before the end of this year."

The Imaging Source is a digital imaging hardware reseller and manufacturer, a software application developer and complete image system solution provider for digital imaging technology. The Imaging Source supplies a wide range of imaging products including LED lighting products, optics from Pentax, Computar and Rodenstock and cameras from The Imaging Source, Sony, and Panasonic. The Imaging Source manufactures it's own line of frame grabbers. The Imaging Source is dedicated to providing integration advice and pre and post sales support in addition to its wide variety of imaging equipment and software.

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