For Immediate Release
December 15, 2006
Atlanta, GA. Today, EchoFX, a Macintosh software developer, announced the immediate
availability of VideoGlide For Mac OS X 1.0.0 -software support for USB 2.0 video
digitizing devices including the Pinnacle Dazzle DVC-90 and DVC-100, KWorld DVD Maker
USB 2.0, LinXcel Video Grabber, VideoHome GrabBeeX, and others.
VideoGlide supports the Empia 28xx USB 2.0 chipset. This chipset has been used in a
wide-variety of devices, marketed by many different organizations, using many different
brand names -and until recently, all sold exclusively to the Windows PC market. In
order to build up a comprehensive list of compatible devices, EchoFX is offering the
VideoGlide software free to any customer that can identify a supported product about
which we were unaware.
VideoGlide is a brand new product. It is the first from EchoFX to support USB 2.0
video digitizing devices. VideoGlide For Mac OS X is fully universal. It will run
natively on both PowerPC and Intel-based Macintosh computers.
VideoGlide For Mac OS X 1.0.0 is $29.95.
VideoGlide For Mac OS X Overview
The VideoGlide software offers Mac OS X support for a wide range of devices including
the Pinnacle Dazzle DVC-90 and DVC-100, KWorld DVD Maker USB 2.0, LinXcel Video Grabber,
VideoHome GrabBeeX, and others.
The VideoGlide software also supports s-video capturing on some TV tuner devices
including MSI VOX USB 2.0 Analog TV, the Gadmei UTV310, the Hauppauge WinTV-USB2,
the Leadtek WinFast USB2 and the ZEB - TV2005E.
Additionally, with sufficient USB bandwidth, the VideoGlide software will allow
multiple video capture devices to run simultaneously on one computer. Multiple devices
can be used with Ben Bird's SecuritySpy and SubRosaSoft's HomeGuardian security packages
allowing the monitoring of more than one video source. Multiple devices can also be used
with video broadcast packages such as Vara Software's Wirecast, and webcam packages such
as Econ Technologies' ImageCaster, allowing multiple video sources to be uploaded to the
Internet from a single computer.
The included VideoGlide Capture software features hardware accelerated full-screen
playback, duration-based recording and AppleScript support. External audio sources are
supported via the built-in microphone port of the Macintosh, or via a separate USB
The VideoGlide software is available at
for $29.95 USD per device activated. For more information about the VideoGlide software
please visit the EchoFX web site at
EchoFX, Inc. is a developer of quality drivers and application software for the
Macintosh market. Over a decade of experience and attention to detail make EchoFX
products robust and easy to use. EchoFX offers expertise with the following
technologies: Desktop publishing software, 3D rendering software, Photoshop, Premiere,
and After Effects plug-ins, plug-in architectures, QuickTime codecs, QuickTime
applications, application and system multiprocessing, AltiVec programming, DSP
co-processing, USB drivers for Mac OS, CPU and cache control software, kernel level
programming for Mac OS, UNIX programming and Windows to Mac porting. For more