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Video Capture Cards Expand Their Horizon

Boosting bandwidth by 35%, the existing Vision range capture cards now become the VisionS family with a total DMA engine bandwidth of 650 MB/s. The VisionRGB-E1s captures analog RGB or digital DVI signals and at a pixel rate up to 170 MHz analog or 165 MHz DVI. Capture and recording is on a 32-MB buffer. Other card features include support for YUV 4:2:2, RGB5:5:5, 5:6:5, 8:8:8 formats, 16 cropping windows, an on-card processor for real-time mode detection, and support for multiple cards. The VisionSD4+1s card captures HD formats up to 1080p with 60 fps, HDMI up to 1080p, DVI up to 1920 x 1200 pixels and with RGB/VGA up to 2048 x 1536 pixels. Four composite/ S-video inputs are on tap. Maximum video resolution is 720 x 576 pixels. Datapath Ltd., Derby, England. +44 (0) 1332 294441.

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