Company
Product
Computer/ Operating System
Internal/ External
Maximum Bit Depth
MaximumCaptureResolution
Motion Video
60 Fields Per Sec.
Codec
Price
Advanced Digital Systems
Tune In TV for Windows
Win3.1/95
I
24
1024×768
y
y
Indeo
$199
AITech
AIGotcha!
Win3.1/95
E
24
1600×1200
n
n
n
$169
WaveWatcherTV-PCI
Win3.1/95
E
32
640×480
y
y
n
$229
Alaris, Inc.
QuickVideo
Win3.1/95
E
24
320×240
y
n
p
$229
QuickVideo Pro
Win3.1/95
I
24
640×480
y
n
p
$599
Antec, Inc.
TeleViewer Plus
DOS/Win3.1/95
I
18
640×480
y
y
p
$249
Aver Media
Aver TV Phone
Win95
I
24
640×480
y
n
p
$199
Azeena Technologies, Inc.
AzeenaVision 500
Win95
I
24
640×480
y
y
MJPEG
$999
Darim Vision Co., Inc.
Videotizer
Win95/NT
I
32
640×480
y
y
p
$399
Data Translation
Broadway 2.0
Win3.1/95
I
24
352×240
y
n
MPEG
$995
Digital Processing Systems
Spark
WinNT/Mac
I
24
720×480
y
y
DVSoft
$995
Perception
Win3.1/95/NT
I
24
720×480
y
y
MJPEG
$2995
Hollywood
WinNT
I
32
720×486
y
y
n
$4995
Digital Video Arts
WakeBoard
Win95
I
24
640×480
y
n
wavelet
$1095
Digital Vision, Inc.
ComputerEyes/NB
Win3.1/95
I
24
320×240
y
y
n
$279
ComputerEyes/PCI
Win3.1/95
I
24
640×480
y
y
n
$299
ComputerEyes/1024
Win3.1/95/NT
I
24
1024×512
y
n
n
$449
ComputerEyes/RT SCSI 
Mac
E
24
640×480
y
n
n
$429
ComputerEyes/RT
DOS/Win3.1/95
I
24
512×512
y
n
n
$319
ComputerEyes/LPT
DOS/Win3.1/95
E
24
640×480
y
n
n
$219
Fast Electronic
A/V Master
Win95/NT
I
24
640×480
y
y
MJPEG
$899
DV Master
Win95/NT
I
32
720×480
y
y
DV
$3995
Fast Forward Video
OMEGA
All
E
24
720×486
y
y
MJPEG
$7000+
20/20
PC
I
24
720×486
y
y
MJPEG
$5495
International Computers
Image Capture Color
DOS/Win3.1/95
I
16
640×480
n
n
p
$199
Intel Corporation
Smart Video Recorder III
Win95
I
24
640×480
y
n
Indeo
$199
Matrox Graphics, Inc.
Rainbow Runner Studio
Win95/NT
I
32
720×480
y
y
MJPEG
$249
miro Computer Products
miroVideo DC10
Win3.1/95
I
24
320×480
y
y
MJPEG
$399
miroVideo DC20/Mac20
Win3.1/95/NT/Mac
I
24
640×480
y
y
MJPEG
$699
miroVideo DC30/Mac30
Win95/Mac
I
24
704×480
y
y
MJPEG
$999
miroVideo DV100
Win95/Mac
I
24
720×480
y
y
DV
$999
Play, Inc.
Snappy
Win3.X/95/NT
E
24
1500×1125
n
n
n
$199
Sony
DVBK-1000
Win3.1/95
I
24
640×480
n
n
n
$799
Truevision
Bravado 1000
Win3.1/95/Mac
I
24
640×480
y
y
MJPEG
$699
Targa 1000
WinNT/Mac
I
24
648×486
y
y
MJPEG
$1695
Targa 1000 Pro
WinNT/Mac
I
24
720×486
y
y
MJPEG
$2095
Targa 2000
WinNT/Mac
I
24
648×486
y
y
MJPEG
$3395
Targa 2000 Pro
WinNT/Mac
I
24
720×486
y
y
MJPEG
$3795
Targa 2000 DTX
WinNT/Mac
I
24
720×486
y
y
MJPEG

$7995


Targa 2000 RTX

WinNT/Mac

I

24

720×486

y

y

MJPEG

$10,995


Targa 2000 SDX

WinNT/Mac

I

24

720×486

y

y

MJPEG

$11,995


TV One Multimedia


MovieX

Win3.1/95

I

24

640×480

y

y

MJPEG

$395


DVX

Win95

I

24

720×480

y

y

DV

$3495


VideoLabs


VideoShot

Win3.1/95

E

24

640×480

n

n

n

$199


Stinger

Win95

E

24

640×480

y

n

n

$199



Note: All the digitizers listed above perform still-frame capture.

Explanation of Feature Headings

Internal/External Internal computer card or external box.

Maximum Bit Depth Amount of color information assigned to each pixel. More bits per pixel equals more accurate color shading. (Don’t confuse the color bit depth with the speed of your computer system.)

Maximum Capture Resolution The maximum number of vertical and horizontal pixels captured.

Motion Video Digitizes moving video.

60 Fields Per Second Digitizes moving video at full NTSC rate.

Codec Digital video compression scheme. n indicates no compression; p indicates a proprietary codec


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Company

Product

Computer/
Operating
System

Software/ Hardware

Hybrid

60
Fields
per Sec.

Maximum
Capture Resolution

EDL Export

Time-
line

Multi-layer

Logging

Price


Adobe Systems


Premiere 4.2

Mac/Win95/NT

software

n

n/a

n/a

y

y

y

y

$795


Asymetrix


Digital Video Producer 4.0

Win95/NT

software

n

n/a

n/a

n

y

y

n

$79


Avid Technology, Inc.


Avid Cinema*

Mac

both

n

y

320×240

n

y

n

y

$459


MC Xpress

WinNT

software

y

n/a

n/a

y

y

y

y

$4995


Corel


Lumiere

Win95/NT

software

n

n/a

n/a

n

y

y

n

$99


DraCo Systems


Casablanca

stand-alone

both

n

y

720×480

n

y

y

n

$3995+


in:sync corp


Speed Razor Mach 3.5

WinNT

software

n

n/a

n/a

y

y

y

y

$1495


Interactive Images


Plum

Win395

both

n

y

720×480

y

y

y

y

$3995


Media 100, Inc.


Media 100 qx

Mac

both

n

y

640×480

y

y

y

n

$3995


Media 100 xs

Mac

both

n

y

640×480

y

y

y

y

$21,995


NewTek, Inc.


Video Toaster Flyer

Amiga

both

n

y

752×480

n

n

n

n

$4995


Radius, Inc.


Video Vision PCI

Mac

both

n

y

640×480

y

y

y

y

$3999


Video Vision SP

Mac

both

n

y

640×480

y

y

y

y

$5998


Star Media Systems


Video Action Pro 4.0

Win95/NT

software

n

n/a

n/a

y

y

y

y

$499


Video Action NT

WinNT

software

n

n/a

n/a

y

y

y

y

$999


Strata, Inc.


Strata VideoShop

Mac

software

n

n/a

n/a

n

y

y

n

$395


TV One Multimedia


Edit Factory DV100

Win95

both

y

y

720×480

y

y

y

y

$5795


Ulead Systems


MediaStudio Pro 5.0

Win95/NT

software

n

n/a

n/a

y

y

y

y

$595



Note: All products listed have audio support, which allows mixing and editing of audio signals. All products listed support titling, which allows superimposing of text over video.
*Avid Cinema is marketed solely by Apple Computer.


Explanation of Feature Headings

Software/Hardware Indicates whether the product is software, hardware or both.

Hybrid Combination linear/nonlinear; controls editing decks.

60 Fields Per Second Digitizes moving video at full NTSC rate.

Maximum Capture Resolution The maximum number of vertical and horizontal pixels captured.

EDL Export Compiles and exports list of all edit points/transitions.

Timeline Visual editing with graphic icons representing scenes.

Multi-layer Overlays multiple video sources.

Logging Allows user to keep track of shots and their locati

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