Monday, October 24, 2005

The Connectix Quickcam

Could black and white video the size of a postage stamp be fun, even useful? The Quickcam proved that it could.

The golf ball size serial device capturing video at 196 x 147 in a glorious palate of 16 shades of gray was a marvel. I can remember Phil and I making a small movie and editing it all in Quicktime player -- it was a kind of epoch moment (if there is such a thing) in gadgetdom, this was a signpost proudly pointing to the future of video capture and editing.

As a demonstration of the Quickcam abilities I now present my very first movie, Flame (How It Burns) . . .
Click here to download, then double click to play in iTunes, this video will play on the new iPod!


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