New Firewire Based Web Cam Available

FirewireDirect has released a new FireWire based Web cam. Taking advantage of the high speed of the FireWire interface, the new camera is capable of supporting 30fps at a resolution of 640x480. The camera also includes a host of other features like a lens cover, a snap shot mode, and is compatible with both the Mac OS and Windows out of the box. According to FirewireDirect:

This desktop video camera unleashes the speed and power of FireWire and with a barrier-breaking low price

You can experience a video frame rate of 30 frames per second - a data transfer rate thatis 16 times faster than traditional USB web cams. Unlike USB, youill enjoy a big 640x480 image size in living color.

You know about FireWire. What you donit know is how this camera improves on all others with itis tiny, compact and easily portable design, better image quality and detachable standard FireWire cable.

Along with Smith Microis Internet Comm Suite for Windows and VideoLink for Mac, you have everything you need to get up and running.

  • Record video at up to 400 MB/s and edit movies with Premiere and other leadig DV solutions
  • Video teleconferencing, video email, affordable movie making, and video presentations possible with easy set up
  • Features no other FireWire cam has, like 1/3" CCD, detachable base and cable, and complete out of the box functionality at a low price

The FirewireDirect Web Cam is available for US$99.95. You can find more information at the FirewireDirect Web site.