Storing digital video in real time

With storage capacity from 6 to 84 Gbytes, the DVR500 digital video recorder is capable of storing up to three hours of 512 ¥ 512 ¥ 8-bit monochrome video images. Consisting of a PC running Windows NT, a PCI-based frame grabber, and interface software, the system can be configured to operate in a manner similar to a VCR. Both analog and digital signals can be captured at resolutions ranging from 640 ¥ 480 ¥ 8-bit RS-170 at 30 frames/s to 256 ¥ 256 at 228 frames/s. Data are

Mar 1st, 1997

Storing digital video in real time

With storage capacity from 6 to 84 Gbytes, the DVR500 digital video recorder is capable of storing up to three hours of 512 ¥ 512 ¥ 8-bit monochrome video images. Consisting of a PC running Windows NT, a PCI-based frame grabber, and interface software, the system can be configured to operate in a manner similar to a VCR. Both analog and digital signals can be captured at resolutions ranging from 640 ¥ 480 ¥ 8-bit RS-170 at 30 frames/s to 256 ¥ 256 at 228 frames/s. Data are displayed during recording and processed during playback. The DVR500 can play video back at different speeds or one image at a time. Images also can be stored in various formats for later image processing or database image management. Imasys, 68 Rue Carnot, 912150 Suresnes, France; (011) 33 46978240; Fax: (011) 33 40991188; e-mail:100317.1015@compuserve.com.

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