Epiphan Systems http://www.epiphan.com Epiphan Systems Inc. markets, develops, manufactures and supports an innovative line of VGA/DVI signal processing products. Epiphan products are external solutions for the capture, recording, broadcasting and printing of any computer monitor screen output. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Epiphan Systems http://www.epiphan.com http://www.epiphan.com/images/logo_lg.gif Copyright 2008, Epiphan Systems Inc. en-us VGA Splitter | Other applications | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/other-applications/vga-splitter/ Epiphan's active VGA Splitter GLI™ splits a VGA source into one Ground Loop Isolated VGA port, and a second fault-tolerant pass through VGA output port. Unlike traditional Y-splitter cables and active splitters, this product connects to your existing VGA cable, intercepts the VGA signals, amplifies or boosts the VGA signals, splits and generates a second ground loop isolated VGA output port.

Key Features

  • High Quality Active Splitter with built in booster amplifier and Ground loop isolation
  • 2-port active splitter for conference rooms, event venues, industrial, and high-precision applications
  • Supports resolutions up to 2048x2048 @ 85Hz (e.g. Radar, ATC/ATM, control room displays )
  • Fault-tolerant port


Epiphan’s active VGA Splitter GLI has a high bandwidth 1 GHz signal amplifier that taps the incoming VGA source and splits it into two VGA outputs. The two VGA outputs are created without any loss in picture quality, resolution, or power, nor does it create additional loading on VGA cable length.

Advanced users can also create multiple VGA output port complexes by daisy chaining two or more VGA Splitter GLIs together to create various combinations of fault-tolerant and ground loop isolated ports.

This product is ideal for applications in noisy signal environments and multi monitor applications where the quality of the split VGA signals are critical.

Reasons to choose Epiphan's VGA Splitter GLI

  • Splits an incoming VGA cable into a Fault tolerant pass through VGA output and one ground loop isolated VGA output
  • Designed to meet the needs of 2048 x 2048 displays in ATC/ATM control room applications
  • High Bandwidth (1 Ghz) VGA signal preservation protects VGA output signals in a noisy environment, without any loss in picture quality, resolution, power or additional loading on VGA cable length
  • Multiple Epiphan splitters can be daisy chained to create multiple isolated VGA output ports
  • Works well with Epiphan’s family of Broadcasting, Frame Grabbers, Printers and Recording products

VGA Splitter Connection Diagram

Ground Loop Isolator

Epiphan's VGA Splitter GLI has an integrated ground loop isolation circuitry to reduce picture noise in a VGA stream. Noise often occurs due to a ground loop in the power wiring within an event venue, conference room, home, office, or industrial envi­ronment caused by differences in the electrical system. Ground Loop Noise is visible when a VGA monitor is connected to a PC or other VGA source via a VGA cable or traditional splitter, whereby an additional ground loop path for electricity flow is created, causing the electrical system to try to balance itself and resulting in noise in the image signals.

Ground Loop Isolation noise in video signal cleaned

When connected, the ground loop isolator works by breaking the ground between the VGA source and output display, eliminating the path for the current from an electrical imbalance to flow and eliminating all VGA noise caused by a ground loop.

VGA Splitter switches to ground loop isolation mode only when one VGA input and one VGA output are present. A VGA terminator must be connected to the VGA output port that is not in use. In other words, VGA Splitter can easily be transformed into a ground loop isolator for any VGA signal but in such a setup, will not support the cloning of a VGA signal.

1GHz Signal Bandwidth

Epiphan's splitter circuitry eliminates noise using a high bandwidth differential amplifier technique. This approach provides high signal quality for frequencies up to 1GHz which means that resolutions up to 2048×2048@85Hz are sup­ported, with no loss in picture quality.

Fault Tolerant Output Port

A fault tolerant output port ensures that even if power to the VGA Splitter is suddenly cut, one VGA output port will still work.

VGA Splitter fault taulerant Connection passthrough

Ground Loop Examples

  • A venue has a number of PCs and display sources connected to a switch, which is then split with a Y-cable to a projector and a recording system. The display sources may be operating from a battery source, or one more different electrical circuits in the venue. The audio system and video recording systems may also happen to be in different parts of the venue, each powered by a separate electrical circuit - with possibly different ground references. The ground loop(s) between all these devices can create ground loop noise in the system and distort the image quality
  • Air traffic control rooms have multiple high resolution monitors, systems and servers that draw a lot of power. Recording systems and back up systems are often located on separate power circuits, backup or redundant power sources, each with different grounds, therefore creating ground loops.
  • Industrial sites with high powered machinery on a plant floor will often have different power sources than control systems and office equipment monitoring the plant operations. This is done by design to avoid inductive loading effects caused from the start/stop of high powered machines, however the machines on the plant floor and the factory control room may therefore float from different grounds - creating ground loops in the monitors

More Information

Specifications - See the detailed specifications of the VGA Splitter.

Case Studies - See how the VGA Splitter is used by Epiphan's clients.

 

VGA Splitter connectors

 

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http://www.epiphan.com/products/other-applications/vga-splitter/ Other applications, Products Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:07:37 -0500
DVI2USB | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/dvi2usb/ Epiphan DVI2USB™ is the only external, dual-mode (VGA & DVI/HDMI1) digital video capture device that can capture and broadcast diagnostic-quality images and videos from a VGA, DVI, HDMI video source and transfer to a USB port on another computer. No peripheral component interface (PCI) is required. This product is designed specifically for applications that require the support of a DVI/VGA/HDMI input.

DVI2USB  Connection Diagram

The DVI2USB device has been superceded by DVI2USB 3.0. We recommend customers to consider DVI2USB 3.0 instead of DVI2USB. Advantages of DVI2USB 3.0 compared to DVI2USB include:

  1. Support for USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connections.
  2. Performance:
    a.  Same performance for USB 2.0
    b.  30 fps performance at HD resolution using USB 3.0 regardless of content
  3. Smaller form factor
  4. No need for external power (powered from USB)
  5. Lower price

DVI2USB Key Features

  • Dual mode VGA and DVI (HDMI) capture card
  • Supports resolutions up to 1920x1200 for DVI, 1920x1080 for VGA
  • Portable, external connection to USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 port of capture computer
  • Able to capture non-protected video from HDMI sources with adapter
  • Interfaces to multiple 3rd party applications compatible with DirectShow on Windows, QuickTime on Mac OS X and V4L (Video4Linux) on Linux

DVI2USB uses the ubiquitous and inexpensive USB port to capture output from virtually any VGA or DVI or HDMI source source—such as a Windows PC, a Macintosh OSX, a Unix machine, an embedded system, a medical device, scientific or lab equipment, and more. Using Epiphan or 3rd party applications, can then broadcasts these images over public, private or broadband wireless networks, enabling remote diagnosis of medical, military, and other situations in which a precise image is required for accurate decision-making.

This digital video capture device provides a simple, lightweight and rapid means of conveying mission-critical VGA, DVI and HDMI images without degradation due to traditional methods of compression. DVI2USB also enables users to:

  • Control the trade-off between image quality and image refresh rate, making it a flexible solution for a variety of applications
  • Carry a single capture device that can capture VGA, DVI or HDMI

DVI2USB Form Factor and Connectors

DVI2USB

As a compact external device, DVI2USB is easy to use and to transport. About the size of a small paperback book, it is easily plugged in making it simple to set-up for any individual with basic knowledge of computers.

The product ships complete with all required hardware and connectivity and a power supply. Software development kits are also available for specialized applications.

VGA Capture

In order for the DVI2USB to capture a VGA video source signal, the VGA-to-DVI adapter must be connected to the DVI port of the DVI2USB (included with DVI2USB).

DVI Capture

DVI2USB is capable of capturing any single-link DVI signal (up to 1920x1200). If you require dual-link DVI capture or support for resolutions above 1920x1200, you need DVI2USB DUO.

HDMI Capture

HDMI capture is possible using a HDMI to DVI adapter (purchased separately). The audio stream will not be captured during HDMI capture. Furthermore, HDCP or copy-protected content cannot be captured using DVI2USB.

Display Port and Mini Display Port Capture

Mac users can use an adapter to capture DVI from mini display port, display port and thunderbolt interfaces.

Sample Application : DVI2USB and Podcast Producer from Apple

Epiphan DVI2USB can be used as an external capture tool to acquire VGA , DVI or HDMI display sources, presentations and ingest them into the Podcast Producer Capture product from Apple.

DVI2USB and Podcast Producer from Apple

Simply connect DVI2USB to your video source and run the Podcast Producer Capture tool to start ingesting the display source. Display sources can be VGA, DVI, HDMI displays such as computers, iPads, laptops, ultra sound machines, cameras and any embedded systems that has a DVI or HDMI display output. This is a great solution for creating lectures, training and demonstration videos without the need to install software on the video source.

DVI2USB Software Tools and 3rd Party Applications, Interfaces, SDK

Epiphan Software Capture Tool

Epiphan DVI2USB comes with a free Epiphan software capture tool that allows Epiphan customers to quickly capture and record video and images. The Epiphan Capture tool also has open interfaces to add standard and custom CODECs. View Epiphan Software Capture Tool Overview Video.

Third Party Application Support

Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow, QuickTime and Video for Linux.

DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

• GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

VirtualDUB

VLC

Adobe Flash Media Encoder

Skype

How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

QuickTime Pro

QuickTime Broadcaster

HackTV

WhackedTV

Wirecast

Podcast Producer

Skype

How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

Video For Linux Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Video For Linux compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Video For Linux:

VLC Player

Mplayer

GStreamer

How to Install Frame Grabber Drivers on a Workstation Running Linux and View the Grabbed Video

APIs and Software Development Kit

For tighter integration of Epiphan hardware, application developers can leverage Epiphan's Software Development Kit. SDK Downloads.

More Information

Case Studies See how Epiphan Systems DVI2USB is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.
FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the DVI2USB.

Related Products and Alternatives

A selection of guides to selecting VGA or DVI/HDMI frame grabbers and broadcasters for your applications.

VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

DVI2USB 3.0
  • Fastest USB frame grabber available from Epiphan
  • Captures from DVI, HDMI, or VGA
  • Supports USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
  • Resolutions up to 1920x1200 at 30 frames per second minimum
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
DVI2USB 3.0
VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
  • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
  • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
  • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
  • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
DVI2PCIe
  • Captures DVI, VGA, HDMI, BNC/ component, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt
  • Output up to 85 FPS progressive
  • 60 FPS @1920 x 1200
  • Frame rate independent of content
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
DVI2PCIe
VGA2Ethernet
  • Captures from DVI, HDMI or VGA up to 1920 x 1200
  • Output progressive up to 60 FPS
  • 5-30 FPS @1920 x 1080
  • Pre-compression hardware for lossless capture
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime APIs
VGA2Ethernet

1Requires HDMI to DVI adapter cable. HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source

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DVI2USB Solo | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/dvi2usb-solo/ Epiphan's DVI2USB Solo™ is a portable DVI/HDMI to USB frame grabber is ideally suited from capturing video sources for DVI and HDMI based high resolution displays and high definition cameras. 

DVI2USB Solo Connection Diagram

The DVI2USB Solo device has been superceded by DVI2USB 3.0. We recommend customers to consider DVI2USB 3.0 instead of DVI2USB Solo. Advantages of DVI2USB 3.0 compared to DVI2USB Solo include:

  1. Support for USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connections.
  2. Support for VGA & DVI/HDMI sources
  3. Performance:
    a.  Same performance using USB 2.0
    b.  30 fps performance at HD resolution using USB 3.0 regardless of content
  4. Slightly smaller form factor
  5. No need for external power (powered from USB)
  6. Same price

Key Features

  • Captures single link DVI and HDMI1 video sources
  • Supports resolutions up to 1920x1200
  • Ultra portable, external DVI/HDMI to USB 2.0 Frame Grabber device
  • Sources power from USB port (USB host dependent)
  • Interfaces to multiple 3rd party applications compatible with DirectShow on Windows, QuickTime on Mac OS X and V4L (Video4Linux) on Linux
  • Great for recording video demonstration and training vignettes from iPad, computer with presentations, DVI/HDMI cameras, medical displays and many other applications

DVI2USB Solo is Epiphan's most compact DVI capture device. At a capture rate of 30 frames per second, DVI2USB Solo can capture resolutions up to 1920x1200 from HDMI and single-link DVI signals. For DVI/DVI Dual Link see DVI2USBDuo , for VGA and DVI see DVI2USB 3.0

Unlike other capture solutions, DVI2USB Solo allows you to capture raw uncompressed video signals in 100% lossless quality. Whether you are capturing the output from the HDMI connector on a video or DSLR camera, or using DVI2USB Solo to record the images that appear on a DVI computer monitor, the output image will always be sharp.

Because DVI2USB Solo doesn't compress the image or video being captured, the user can select any CODEC to compress with on the computer being captured  to. Free software is included with the DVI2USB in order to achieve this. Furthermore, as an external USB device, DVI2USB Solo is fully compatible with 3rd party software that supports video capture from external sources, such as Adobe Premiere, VirtualDUB, and Windows Media Encoder. Like all other Epiphan products, Windows, Linux, and Mac OS are fully supported.

If you need to capture images from a HDMI or single-link DVI source and maintain diagnostic-quality lossless images, then DVI2USB Solo is what you have been looking for.

DVI2USB Solo allows you to:

  • Capture images from any single-link DVI source.
  • Capture videos from the DVI source and save them as AVI files, .MOV when captured under OSX on a Mac.
  • capture DVI from mini display port, display port and thunderbolt interfaces using the appropriate adapter.
DVI2USB Solo

DVI2USB SOLO SAMPLE APPLICATIONS

DVI2USB Solo to Record iPad Demonstrations to create training videos, demos and podcasts

With DVI2USB Solo, you can create demonstration videos for your applications use of iPad, record presentations or gameplay from iPad. Simply connect the iPad HDMI display cable to a HDMI to DVI converter and connect the DVI connector to DVI2USB Solo.

DVI2USB Solo capture and record iPad display

You can then run the Epiphan VGA2USB software capture tool application to capture and record, or use 3rd party applications that use supported interfaces such as QuickTime API, DirectShow, Video4Linux.

Once you have recorded the video, you can import it into a video editing tool to apply audio and do further post production

DVI2USB Solo and Podcast Producer from Apple

Epiphan DVI2USB Solo can be used as an external capture tool to acquire display sources, presentations and ingest them into the Podcast Producer Capture product from Apple.

DVI2USB Solo and Podcast Producer from Apple

Simply connect DVI2USB Solo to your video source and run the Podcast Producer Capture tool to start ingesting the display source. Display sources can be DVI, HDMI displays such as computers, iPads, laptops, ultra sound machines, and any embedded systems that has a DVI or HDMI display output. This is a great solution for creating lectures, training and demonstration videos without the need to install software on the video source.

Third Party Application Support

Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow, QuickTime and Video for Linux.

DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

• GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

VirtualDUB

VLC

Adobe Flash Media Encoder

Skype

How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

QuickTime Pro

QuickTime Broadcaster

HackTV

WhackedTV

Wirecast

Podcast Producer

Skype

How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

Video For Linux Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Video For Linux compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Video For Linux:

VLC Player

Mplayer

GStreamer

How to Install Frame Grabber Drivers on a Workstation Running Linux and View the Grabbed Video

More Information

Case Studies See how Epiphan Systems DVI2USB Solo is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.
FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the DVI2USB Solo.

Related Products and Alternatives

A selection of guides to selecting VGA or DVI/HDMI frame grabbers and broadcasters for your applications.

VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

DVI2USB 3.0
  • Fastest USB frame grabber available from Epiphan
  • Captures from DVI, HDMI, or VGA
  • Supports USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
  • Resolutions up to 1920x1200 at 30 frames per second minimum
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
DVI2USB 3.0
DVI2PCIe
  • Captures DVI, VGA, HDMI, BNC/ component, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt
  • Output up to 85 FPS progressive
  • 60 FPS @1920 x 1200
  • Frame rate independent of content
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
DVI2PCIe
VGA2Ethernet
  • Captures from DVI, HDMI or VGA up to 1920 x 1200
  • Output progressive up to 60 FPS
  • 5-30 FPS @1920 x 1080
  • Pre-compression hardware for lossless capture
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime APIs
VGA2Ethernet

1Requires HDMI to DVI adapter cable. HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source, but can record analog audio source

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http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/dvi2usb-solo/ Frame grabbers, Products Fri, 20 Sep 2013 03:01:01 -0400
VGA2USB LR | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/vga2usb-lr/ Epiphan's VGA2USB LR™ is a frame grabber capture device that acquires frames with up to 1280×1024 pixel resolution in a 24-bit palette. VGA2USB LR can achieve 1280×1024 lossless compression with up to 51 fps, depending on the content being captured.

VGA2USB LR Connection Diagram

The VGA2USB LR device has been superceded by DVI2USB 3.0. We recommend customers to consider DVI2USB 3.0 instead of VGA2USB LR. Advantages of DVI2USB 3.0 compared to VGA2USB LR include:

  1. Support for USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connections.
  2. Support for VGA & DVI/HDMI sources
  3. Performance:
    a.  Same performance using USB 2.0
    b.  30 fps performance at HD resolution using USB 3.0 regardless of content
  4. Support for HD resolutions (up to 1920x1200)
  5. Same form factor
  6. Lower price

Key Features

  • Capture high quality video at up to 1280x1024
  • Progressive scan, 100% lossless compression
  • Sources power from USB port, no external power supply required
  • Often used in medical, education, and training capture applications
  • Interfaces to multiple 3rd party applications compatible with DirectShow on Windows, QuickTime on Mac OS X and V4L (Video4Linux) on Linux

VGA2USB Product Description

The VGA2USB LR is best suited for educational, training, industrial, medical, scientific, and security applications where reliability and performance is a must.

VGA2USB LR's internal hardware comes with 16MB RAM on board, an advanced VGA ADC and a custom Epiphan FPGA engine and that performs lossless compression on board, thus improving USB bus bandwidth utilization, throughput, and FPS

Radar, ultrasound, navigational, security, and microscope imagery is best captured with the VGA2USB LR, as long as the source resolution is kept below 1280 x 1024. The VGA2USB LR is also excellent for capturing from sources with significant movement from frame to frame. For higher resolutions, please see DVI2USB 3.0 , VGA2USB PRO, VGA2Ethernet, DVI2PCIe or DVI2PCIe Pro

VGA2USB LR Form Factor, Packaging and Interfaces

About the size of a box of paperclips, the VGA2USB LR’s solid casing is made entirely of aluminum.

ultrasound capture frame grabber VGA2USB LR External Frame Grabber radar capture frame grabber

The package contents of the VGA2USB LR include everything to get you started, including installation guide and all associated VGA and USB cables.

VGA2USB LR Internal Mount Kit

VGA2USB LR has an optional accessory kit for internal mounting of VGA2USB LR into a computer case with an available PCI card backplate

VGA2USB LR Internal mount kitInternal Version

VGA2USB LR Customers and Case Studies

Industry Reference Customers Case Studies
Education Australian National University
Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science (SCS)
Harvard
Oklahoma State University (OSU)
Tufts University School of Medicine
Universite de Geneve
University of California
Case Studies
Healthcare Medtronic
GE Healthcare
Mount Sinai Educational Technology Group
Distributed Medical
Institute for Surgery and Innovation
WebCME
Case Studies
Pro AV and IT Hitachi
Xerox AV
FullView Media
American Video Systems
WebCastor
Case Studies
Other Avionics display recording, Professional Audio Visual Integration and Production, Telescopes, microscopes, electronic signal and waveform recording, VLT and slot machine recording

Case Studies

VGA2USB LR Software Tools and 3rd Party Applications, Interfaces, SDK

Epiphan VGA2USB LR customers can download free Epiphan Software (Download Software ). Epiphan's software makes it possible to save and print captured images, to setup a periodical "save" command to capture images to disk or record an AVI file (Windows platform only). In addition to that, VGA2USB LR software is compatible with DirectShow on Windows and QuickTime on Mac OS X, which allows third-party applications to use VGA2USB as a video input.

Software development kits are also available for specialized applications.

Epiphan Software Capture Tool

Epiphan VGA2USB LR comes with a free Epiphan software capture tool that allows Epiphan customers to quickly capture and record video and images. The Epiphan Capture tool also has open interfaces to add standard and custom CODECs. View Epiphan Software Capture Tool Overview Video.

VGA to USB Capture Tool-Windows   VGA to USB Capture Tool -Mac
Epiphan Software Capture Tool Screen Shot - Windows   Epiphan Software Capture Tool Screen Shot - MAC

 

Third Party Application Support

Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow, QuickTime and Video for Linux.

DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

• GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

VirtualDUB

VLC

Adobe Flash Media Encoder

Skype

How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

QuickTime Pro

QuickTime Broadcaster

HackTV

WhackedTV

Wirecast

Podcast Producer

Skype

How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

Video For Linux Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Video For Linux compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Video For Linux:

VLC Player

Mplayer

GStreamer

How to Install Frame Grabber Drivers on a Workstation Running Linux and View the Grabbed Video

APIs and Software Development Kit

For tighter integration of Epiphan hardware, application developers can leverage Epiphan's Software Development Kit. SDK Downloads.

VGA2USB LR SAMPLE APPLICATIONS

OpenCast Lecture Capture System

Epiphan VGA2USB LR Matterhorn Open Cast Lecture Capture

The Matterhon OpenCast Lecture Capture system Reference Platform shown is built using Epiphan products. ( See OpenCast Reference Hardware ) The application diagram above is for a lecture capture system that uses VGA2USB LR in order to capture multi media content with resolutions up to 1280 x 1024 and up to 51 FPS.

The Matterhorn Team & Community is an open-source Lecture Capture Management system development effort, led by UC Berkeley Educational Technology Services and ETH Zürich. The project was launched in collaboration among 13 partner institutions from North America and Europe including UC Berkeley, ETH Zürich, University of Osnabrück, Cambridge University, Indiana University, Northwestern University, Jozef Stefan Institute, Open University of Catalonia, University of Copenhagen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Saskatchewan, University of Toronto and the University of Vigo.

For more educational case studies using VGAUSB LR and other Epiphan products click here

VGA2USB LR Enables Podcasting Video from iPad and PowerPoint Slideshows

Epiphan VGA2USB LR Podcasting

VGA2USB LR and other Epiphan frame grabbers be used to create podcasts with various display devices as illustrated in the diagram. For more information on this application, please visit this Case Study

VGA2USB LR Visual Impairment Assistance Device

Epiphan VGA2USB LR Visual Impairment Assistance Device

VGA2USB LR can be used as a visual impairment assistance device as shown in the diagram. The person with a visual impairment connects their computer VGA output of the presenter computer, projector or smart white board via a splitter and a copy of the video stream is displayed on their laptop.

A big advantage this approach is that VGA2USB LR does not require any software to be installed on the presenter's computer. Changing presenter's is also a simple wire connection change. In fact, the content source is not restricted to a computer, it can be any equipment with a VGA output source

The visually impaired person can also use magnification tools to further amplify or zoom in on the images as they fit. VGA2USB LR is particularly suited to applications where the content is rich in resolution and has a higher frame rate requirement than simple slides with text. In the case of presentations with more static material and low frame rates, VGA2USB has less functionality, but can be a more cost effective solution.

More Information

Internal Mount Kit A VGA2USB LR for system integrators. Mounts inside a computer case using a PCI backplate.

Case Studies See how Epiphan Systems VGA2USB LR is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.
FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the VGA2USB LR.

Related Products and Alternatives

A selection of guides to selecting VGA or DVI/HDMI frame grabbers and broadcasters for your applications.

VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide
 
VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
  • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
  • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
  • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
  • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
DVI2PCIe
  • Captures DVI, VGA, HDMI, BNC/ component, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt
  • Output up to 85 FPS progressive
  • 60 FPS @1920 x 1200
  • Frame rate independent of content
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
DVI2PCIe
DVI2USB 3.0
  • Fastest USB frame grabber available from Epiphan
  • Captures from DVI, HDMI, or VGA
  • Supports USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
  • Resolutions up to 1920x1200 at 30 frames per second minimum
  • Win, Mac, Linux
DVI2USB 3.0
VGA2USB Pro
  • Captures VGA up to 2048 x 2048
  • Output up to 60 FPS progressive / interlaced
  • 5-18 FPS @ 2048 x 2048
  • image processing h/w + 64Mb RAM
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
VGA2USB Pro
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VGA2Ethernet | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/vga2ethernet/ Epiphan VGA2Ethernet™ is a compact external network frame grabber that is capable of capturing single link DVI, HDMI1 and VGA signals at rates of up to 60 frames per second. VGA2Ethernet also supports a stereo 3.5mm audio input. Epiphan Systems VGA2Ethernet uses a common RJ45 10/100/GigE Ethernet port to interface itself with the target computer, allowing for up to 1 Gigabit transfer rates.

vga, dvi, hdmi over ethernet

VGA2Ethernet Key Features

  • Captures and Transmits VGA, DVI or HDMI video source to Ethernet at up to 60fps
  • Supports data transmission from HDMI to Ethernet
  • Support for 3.5mm stereo audio input
  • Supports resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 - DVI, 1920x1080 - VGA
  • 100% lossless signal transfer
  • Allows you to remotely stream a monitor or projector/beamer over Ethernet
  • Network frame grabber
  • Interfaces to multiple 3rd party applications compatible with DirectShow on Windows, QuickTime on Mac OS X

With a maximum capture resolution of 1920 x 1200, this a compact network frame grabber capable of capturing and sending HDMI, DVI and VGA video display signals to Ethernet. Using the latest state-of-the-art pre-compression technologies developed by Epiphan Systems specifically for the VGA2Ethernet, the user is able to acquire diagnostic-quality 100% lossless images from any DVI/HDMI/VGA/RGB source.

VGA2Ethernet is also able to capture a composite or s-video signal using a converter cable, purchased separately.

VGA2Ethernet is fully compatible with DirectShow in Windows and QuickTime in Mac OS X, meaning that it can be used in conjunction with any third party software that allows the use of an external camera as a video input. Alternatively, the VGA2Ethernet software, available as a free download, supports not only the viewing and saving of the VGA signal as an image or video, but also allows the user to:

  • Setup an automated or periodical "save" command
  • Send the DVI/HDMI/VGA output to an attached paper printer
  • Broadcast and share the VGA, DVI or HDMI over network.
  • Broadcast the HDMI to Ethernet.
  • Archive the VGA/DVI/HDMI output in a variety of formats, including JPEG, PNG, BMP, AVI, and MP4

An SDK, API, and examples are available free of charge for those users wishing to integrate the VGA2Ethernet into their custom applications developed for Windows and Mac OS X.

Learn more about how to send VGA/DVI/HDMI to Ethernet with this powerful network frame grabber

VGA2Ethernet Applications

VGA2Ethernet Сonnection Diagram

VGA2Ethernet can be used in meeting room or conference environments to capture and stream video from a presenter's laptop to a server or computer display, without deploying any software on the user's computer - a great solution for displaying screen data without providing network access to meeting room visitors.

VGA2Ethernet can also be used to capture the VGA, DVI or HDMI signal from radars, high resolution cameras, ultrasound devices, servers, computers, or any other mission-critical equipment, using the VGA2Ethernet from Epiphan Systems will ensure effortless and reliable DVI, VGA or HDMI to Ethernet data transmission every time that it is used.

VGA2Ethernet iPAD/iPhone/iTouch Application Integration

VGA2Ethernet iPad Application VGA2Ethernet™ has an iPad/iPhone client available on iTunes and the AppStore to view and save snapshots of the video captured by VGA2Ethernet frame grabber. The application works by connecting over WiFi and automatically detects VGA2Ethernet devices on the same subnet as your iDevice. The user can then view the live stream from VGA2Ethernet and/or take snapshots of streamed images and store them on their iPAD, iPhone, iTouch photo albums for upload to their computer or use by other applications.

Learn more how to install the iPad/iPhone client for VGA2Ethernet frame grabbers.

Download VGA2Ethernet iOS app

VGA over ethernetVGA to EthernetVGA over Ethernet

Third Party Application Support

Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow and QuickTime.

DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

• GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

VirtualDUB

VLC

Adobe Flash Media Encoder

Skype

How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

QuickTime Pro

QuickTime Broadcaster

HackTV

WhackedTV

Wirecast

Podcast Producer

Skype

How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

More Information

Case Studies See how Epiphan Systems VGA2Ethernet is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.
FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the VGA2Ethernet network frame grabber.

Related Products and Alternatives

A selection of guides to selecting VGA or DVI/HDMI frame grabbers and broadcasters for your applications.

VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

DVI2PCIe
  • Captures DVI, VGA, HDMI, BNC/ component, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt
  • Output up to 85 FPS progressive
  • 60 FPS @1920 x 1200
  • Frame rate independent of content
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
DVI2PCIe
DVI2USB 3.0
  • Fastest USB frame grabber available from Epiphan
  • Captures from DVI, HDMI, or VGA
  • Supports USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
  • Resolutions up to 1920x1200 at 30 frames per second minimum
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
DVI2USB 3.0
VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
  • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
  • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
  • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
  • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator

1Requires HDMI to DVI adapter cable. HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source, but device can capture analog audio source

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DVI2USB Duo | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/dvi2usb-duo/ Epiphan DVI2USB Duo™ is the only compact, external frame grabber solution for the capture of dual link DVI video display signals. It is compatible with resolutions of up to 2048x2048 (2560x1600) and can capture computer generated images at a rate of up to 60 frames per second using an on board state-of-the-art lossless compression algorithm, making it ideal for precision applications such as air traffic control.

DVI2USB Duo Key Features

  • Captures dual link DVI and single link DVI video signals
  • Supports resolutions up to 2048x2048 or 2560x1600 in widescreen
  • Able to capture video from HDMI1 sources with adapter
  • Interfaces to multiple 3rd party applications compatible with DirectShow on Windows, QuickTime on Mac OS X and V4L (Video4Linux) on Linux

DVI2USB DUO Connection Diagram

DVI2USB Duo is the world's fastest dual link DVI capture device.

Being a frame grabber specifically made for those that need to capture the high-quality and high-resolution of a dual-link DVI video signal, DVI2USB Duo acquires frames at a transfer rate of up to 330 megapixels per second, compressing the stream on-the-fly and transfer compressed stream onto a computer using USB interface. It then has the ability to record and/or transmit these images over public, private or broadband wireless networks, enabling remote diagnosis of high resolution medical displays, air traffic control displays, control room monitors, and other situations in which a precise image of a high resolution video display source is required for accurate decision-making or replay.

DVI2USB DUO uses Epiphan Systems' cutting edge compression algorithm in order to provide lossless 100% quality images. DVI2USB DUO also allows you to:

  • Capture at a rate of up to 60 frames per second depending on content being captured.
  • Capture dual link DVI and single link DVI video signals from any device.

DVI2USB Duo Form Factor

DVI2USB DUO Dual Link DVI Capture Card

As a portable, compact external device, DVI2USB DUO is easy to use and to transport. About the size of a small book, it is easily plugged in making it simple to set-up for any individual with basic knowledge of computers.

The product ships with required hardware, connectors and a power supply. Software development kits are also available for specialized applications (More).

DVI2USB Duo Software Tools and 3rd Party Applications, Interfaces, SDK

Epiphan customers can download free Epiphan Software (Download Software ). Epiphan's software makes it possible to save and print captured images, to setup a periodical "save" command to capture images to disk or record an AVI file (Windows platform only). In addition to that, Epiphan frame grabber software is compatible with DirectShow on Windows and QuickTime on Mac OS X, which allows third-party applications to use VGA2USB as a video input.

Software development kits are also available for specialized applications.

Epiphan Software Capture Tool

Epiphan frame grabbers come with a free Epiphan software capture tool that allows Epiphan customers to quickly capture and record video and images. The Epiphan Capture tool also has open interfaces to add standard and custom CODECs. View Epiphan Software Capture Tool Overview Video.

Third Party Application Support

Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow, QuickTime and Video for Linux.

DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

• GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

VirtualDUB

VLC

Adobe Flash Media Encoder

Skype

How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

QuickTime Pro

QuickTime Broadcaster

HackTV

WhackedTV

Wirecast

Podcast Producer

Skype

How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

Video For Linux Applications (click to expand)

Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Video For Linux compatible applications.

The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Video For Linux:

VLC Player

Mplayer

GStreamer

How to Install Frame Grabber Drivers on a Workstation Running Linux and View the Grabbed Video

More Information

Case Studies See how Epiphan Systems DVI2USB Duo is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.
FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the DVI2USB Duo.

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VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

VGA2USB Pro
  • Captures VGA up to 2048 x 2048
  • Output up to 60 FPS progressive / interlaced
  • 5-18 FPS @ 2048 x 2048
  • image processing h/w + 64Mb RAM
  • Win, Mac, Linux
  • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
    VGA2USB Pro

    1Requires HDMI to DVI adapter cable. HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source

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    DVI2PCIe Pro | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/dvi2pcie-pro/ The DVI2PCIe Pro™ is currently an Early Access Product (EAP) for customers, preferably OEM developers that want to have a head start on their projects before the product is generally available on all supported operating systems.

    The hardware is commercial grade, and the firmware is going through final testing and porting to various operating systems. The software and driver availability during EAP is platform dependent - please see table below.



    This product is field upgradeable and its firmware and software updates will be published on the Epiphan website or automatically pushed through automated driver updates.

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    Epiphan Systems™ DVI2PCIe Pro™ is Epiphan's PCIe capture card internal lossless frame grabber with a single-link DVI/VGA input. DVI2PCIe Pro can capture video up to 2048×2048, from any single link DVI, dual Link DVI, unencrypted HDMI video, VGA, or BNC/component video source up to 85 FPS. 2048×2048 can be captured at 20 FPS. Full 1080p HD can be captured at a capture rate of 60 frames per second for 1080p video sources.  DVI2PCIe Pro also comes with a second SD capture channel for S-video/composite and audio sources from balanced and unbalanced audio sources.

    DVI2PCI Pro Connection Diagram

    Dual Link Video, SD Video and Professional Audio Capture

    DVI2PCIe Pro has a primary HD-DL video capture input, a secondary SD video capture input and for audio the choice of balanced or unbalanced audio capture inputs. Besides being able to capture from DVI, DVI-DL, VGA, BNC/component and HDMI video sources, DVI2PCIe supports DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt sources using a converter cable, sold separately. Resolutions up to 2048×2048 are supported. Lossless capture rates range from, up to 85 frames per second at low resolutions 60 FPS at 1920×1200 and 20 frames per second for 2048×2048.

    Windows, Mac OS, Linux Compatibility

    DVI2PCIe works with Windows, Mac OS, and Linux machines. Drivers and software are available as free downloads.

    Windows, Mac OS, and Linux

    EAP Availability
    EAP Release Status
    (current release is 3.27.4)
    Linux Windows MAC OSX
    S-video/Composite Capture Y Y Y
    Drivers Y Y Y
    Epiphan API Y Y Y
    OS API (DirectShow, QuickTime, Video4Linux) Y 3.27.6 3.27.6
    Motherboard Audio Y Y Y
    3.5 mm audio Y 3.27.8 3.27.8
    ¼" TRS audio Y 3.27.8 3.27.8

    Key Features

    • Lossless Capture from DVI, DVI-DL, VGA, HDMI, RGB, component, s-video, composite sources
    • Support for DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt sources using a converter cable, sold separately
    • PCIe ×4 (four lane) form factor. Compatible with PCI Express ×4, ×8, and ×16 slots
    • Professional Audio ¼" audio ports or 3.5mm input
    • Full HD 1080p capture at 60 fps or better, 20 FPS at 2048x2048
    • Epiphan Capture Tool software included for capturing and recording video
    • Easy to install and configure, software automatically optimizes settings
    • Supports Windows, Mac OS, and Linux, including multiple DVI2PCIe cards on the same system
    • DirectShow (Windows), QuickTime (Mac OS), and Video4Linux (Linux) drivers available
    • Supports 3rd party applications that accept an external video source, such as Windows Media Encoder, Adobe Premiere, Podcast Producer, and others
    • Free API and SDK available for integrating into custom applications
    • Comes with choice of brackets for ½ height or full height PCIe slots

    DVI2PCIe fits into a ×4, ×8 or ×16 PCIe 1.x slot and incorporates the same capture technologies and common software as the acclaimed VGA2USB Pro and VGA2Ethernet external frame grabbers. Furthermore, 128MB of on-board buffer RAM ensures not a single frame is skipped.

    DVI2PCIe Form Factor

    DVI2PCIe Pro capture card:

    DVI2PCIe Pro

    Full profile bracket setup:

    DVI2PCIe AV Kit

    Low profile bracket setup:

    DVI2PCIe AV Kit

    DVI2PCIe - Epiphan Software Tools and 3rd Party Applications, Interfaces, SDK

    Epiphan customers can download free Epiphan Software and Device Drivers for Windows, OSX and Linux (Download Software). Epiphan software is designed for 7├Ч24 industrial robustness, including support for multiple DVI2PCIe cards installed on the same host computer.

    The DVI2PCIe Pro capture card driver is fully compatible with DirectShow in Windows, Video4Linux in Linux, and QuickTime in Mac OS X, meaning that it can be used in conjunction with any third party software that allows the use of an external camera as a video input. Alternatively, the DVI2PCIe software, available as a free download, supports not only the viewing and saving of the DVI-DL/DVI/HDMI/VGA, component, composite, s-video signal as an image or video, but also allows the user to:

    • Setup an automated or periodical "save" command
    • Send the DVI-DL/DVI/HDMI/VGA output to an attached paper printer
    • Broadcast and share the DVI-DL/DVI/HDMI/VGA signal to the Internet
    • Archive the output in a variety of formats, including JPEG, PNG, BMP, AVI, MP4 and MOV

    An SDK, API, and examples are available free of charge for those users wishing to integrate the DVI2PCIe capture card into their custom applications.

    Third Party Application Support

    Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow, QuickTime and Video for Linux.

    DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

    • GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

    Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

    VirtualDUB

    VLC

    Adobe Flash Media Encoder

    Skype

    How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

    QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

    QuickTime Pro

    QuickTime Broadcaster

    HackTV

    WhackedTV

    Wirecast

    Podcast Producer

    Skype

    How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

    Video For Linux Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Video For Linux compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Video For Linux:

    VLC Player

    Mplayer

    GStreamer

    How to Install Frame Grabber Drivers on a Workstation Running Linux and View the Grabbed Video

    More Information

    Documentation DVI2PCIe Product Documentation
    Downloads Download drivers and software
    FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the DVI2PCIe.
    Specifications Technical specifications and performance parameters
    SDK For tighter integration of Epiphan hardware, application developers can leverage Epiphan's Software Development Kit.
    Buy Now Buy the DVI2PCIe now

    Related Products and Alternatives

    A selection of guides to selecting VGA or DVI/HDMI frame grabbers and broadcasters for your applications.

    VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

    DVI2PCIe
    • Captures DVI, VGA, HDMI, BNC/ component,
      DisplayPort, Thunderbolt
    • Output up to 85 FPS progressive
    • 60 FPS @1920×1200
    • Frame rate independent of content
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
    DVI2PCIe
    VGA2Ethernet
    • Captures from DVI, HDMI or VGA up to 1920×1200
    • Output progressive up to 60 FPS
    • 5-30 FPS @1920×1080
    • Pre-compression hardware for lossless capture
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime APIs
    VGA2Ethernet
    DVI2USB 3.0
    • Fastest USB frame grabber available from Epiphan
    • Captures from DVI, HDMI, or VGA
    • Supports USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
    • Resolutions up to 1920x1200 at 30 frames per second minimum
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
    DVI2USB 3.0
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
    • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
    • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
    • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
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    DVI2PCIe | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/dvi2pcie/ Epiphan Systems™ DVI2PCIe™ is Epiphan's PCIe capture card internal lossless frame grabber with a single-link DVI/VGA input. DVI2PCIe can capture video from any single link DVI, unencrypted HDMI video, VGA, or BNC/component video source up to 80 FPS. Full HD can be captured at a capture rate of 60 frames per second for 1080p video and video sources at any resolution up to 1920×1200 are supported.

    DVI2PCI Connection Diagram

    HD Video Capture

    Besides being able to capture from DVI, VGA, HDMI video sources, DVI2PCIe supports DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt sources using a converter cable, sold separately. Resolutions up to 1920×1200 are supported, up to 80 frames per second with a minimum capture rate of 60 frames per second.

    Lecture Recorder x2 recording and streaming HD + SD video source

    Windows, Mac OS, Linux Compatibility

    DVI2PCIe works with Windows, Mac OS, and Linux machines. Drivers and software are available as free downloads.

    Windows, Mac OS, and Linux

    Key Features

    • Lossless Capture from DVI, VGA, HDMI, RGB, component sources
    • Support for DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt sources using a converter cable, sold separately
    • PCIe ×4 (four lane) form factor1. Compatible with PCI Express ×4, ×8, and ×16 slots
    • Full HD 1080p capture at 60 fps or better
    • Capture rates of 60 to 85 frames per second based on resolution selected
    • Epiphan Capture Tool software included for capturing and recording video
    • Easy to install and configure, software automatically optimizes settings
    • Supports Windows, Mac OS, and Linux, including multiple DVI2PCIe cards on the same system
    • DirectShow (Windows), QuickTime (Mac OS), and Video4Linux (Linux) drivers available
    • Supports 3rd party applications that accept an external video source, such as Windows Media Encoder, Adobe Premiere, Podcast Producer, and others
    • Free API and SDK available for integrating into custom applications
    • Custom order for PCIe ×1 form factor. Compatible with PCI Express ×1, ×4, ×8, and ×16 slots

    DVI2PCIe fits into a ×4, ×8 or ×16 PCIe 1.x slot and incorporates the same capture technologies and common software as the acclaimed VGA2USB Pro and VGA2Ethernet external frame grabbers. Furthermore, 128MB of on-board buffer RAM ensures not a single frame is skipped. For those applications that require a smaller PCIe ×1 form factor, with slightly less performance, please contact us for special orders of DVI2PCIe in an ×1 form factor.

    DVI2PCIe Form Factor

     

    DVI2PCIe

    DVI2PCIe Optional A/V Kit - Early Access Program

    The DVI2PCIe A/V kit adds even more functionality to the DVI2PCIe. It consists of two add-on boards that allow the user to add S-Video, 3.5mm stereo or balanced ¼ inch TRS line-in inputs to their existing DVI2PCIe cards. This option is available to Early Access Program Participants

    DVI2PCIe AV Kit

    Click here to learn more about the DVI2PCIe A/V Kit.

    DVI2PCIe - Epiphan Software Tools and 3rd Party Applications, Interfaces, SDK

    Epiphan customers can download free Epiphan Software and Device Drivers for Windows, OSX and Linux (Download Software). Epiphan software is designed for 7×24 industrial robustness, including support for multiple DVI2PCIe cards installed on the same host computer.

    The DVI2PCIe capture card driver is fully compatible with DirectShow in Windows, Video4Linux in Linux, and QuickTime in Mac OS X, meaning that it can be used in conjunction with any third party software that allows the use of an external camera as a video input. Alternatively, the DVI2PCIe software, available as a free download, supports not only the viewing and saving of the DVI/HDMI/VGA/ signal as an image or video, but also allows the user to:

    • Setup an automated or periodical "save" command
    • Send the DVI/HDMI/VGA output to an attached paper printer
    • Broadcast and share the DVI/HDMI/VGA signal to the Internet
    • Archive the output in a variety of formats, including JPEG, PNG, BMP, AVI, and MP4

    An SDK, API, and examples are available free of charge for those users wishing to integrate the DVI2PCIe capture card into their custom applications.

    Third Party Application Support

    Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow, QuickTime and Video for Linux.

    DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

    • GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

    Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

    VirtualDUB

    VLC

    Adobe Flash Media Encoder

    Skype

    How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

    QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

    QuickTime Pro

    QuickTime Broadcaster

    HackTV

    WhackedTV

    Wirecast

    Podcast Producer

    Skype

    How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

    Video For Linux Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Video For Linux compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Video For Linux:

    VLC Player

    Mplayer

    GStreamer

    How to Install Frame Grabber Drivers on a Workstation Running Linux and View the Grabbed Video

    More Information

    Documentation DVI2PCIe Product Documentation
    Downloads Download drivers and software
    FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the DVI2PCIe.
    Specifications Technical specifications and performance parameters
    SDK For tighter integration of Epiphan hardware, application developers can leverage Epiphan's Software Development Kit.
    Buy Now Buy the DVI2PCIe now

    Related Products and Alternatives

    A selection of guides to selecting VGA or DVI/HDMI frame grabbers and broadcasters for your applications.

    VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

    VGA2Ethernet
    • Captures from DVI, HDMI or VGA up to 1920×1200
    • Output progressive up to 60 FPS
    • 5-30 FPS @1920×1080
    • Pre-compression hardware for lossless capture
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime APIs
    VGA2Ethernet
    DVI2USB 3.0
    • Fastest USB frame grabber available from Epiphan
    • Captures from DVI, HDMI, or VGA
    • Supports USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
    • Resolutions up to 1920x1200 at 30 frames per second minimum
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
    DVI2USB 3.0
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
    • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
    • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
    • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator

    1 PCIe x1 available as a custom order, performance will differ since bus bandwidth using ×1 form factor will be lower. Please contact Epiphan or an Epiphan channel partner for special orders.

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/dvi2pcie/ Frame grabbers, Products Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:27:25 -0400
    VGA2USB PRO | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/vga2usb-pro/ Epiphan Systems’ VGA2USB Pro™ is the most advanced external USB 2.0 frame grabber and is designed for power users that require extremely high precision industrial VGA capture. The VGA2USB Pro can capture VGA streams at resolutions of up to 2048 x 2048 in a 24-bit palette, and is able to achieve a maximum capture rate of 60 frames per second.

    VGA2USB PRO Connection Diagram

    Key Features

    • Capture any VGA signal at up to 2048x2048 resolution
    • Up to 60 frames per second depending on content being captured
    • Encased in solid aluminum
    • Used for RADAR imaging, ATC/ATM images, remote security monitoring, control room displays and other applications that require a high level of precision
    • Interfaces to multiple 3rd party applications compatible with DirectShow on Windows, QuickTime on Mac OS X and V4L (Video4Linux) on Linux
    • Available in compact form factor, internal card or packaged with multiple units in a rackmount system

    Encased in solid aluminum, this device uses the most advanced Epiphan custom FPGA and advanced ADC in order to achieve pixel rates of 270 Megapixels per second, on board cropping, integrated color space conversion, USB Transfer Accelerator™, and Compression Booster Filters™. This is Epiphan Systems’ most powerful USB 2.0 VGA frame grabber.

    Epiphan's custom FPGA performs lossless compression on board, thus increasing USB bus utilization efficiency, throughput and effective frame rates. With VGA2USB Pro lossless 2048 x 2048 with 30 fps is achievable in the majority of applications.

    In military, scientific, industrial, and educational applications which require the capture of a VGA signal in ultra-high precision, the VGA2USB Pro is the frame grabber of choice.

    remote security monitoring VGA2USB PRO

    While being the same physical size as the other devices in the VGA2USB family, the VGA2USB Pro provides the user with a sharp and diagnostic-quality picture at any given resolution.

    An SDK, WDM drivers, and DirectShow API is included for those users that need to integrate the VGA2USB Pro into their custom applications.

    Third Party Application Support

    Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow, QuickTime and Video for Linux.

    DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

    • GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

    Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

    VirtualDUB

    VLC

    Adobe Flash Media Encoder

    Skype

    How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

    QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

    QuickTime Pro

    QuickTime Broadcaster

    HackTV

    WhackedTV

    Wirecast

    Podcast Producer

    Skype

    How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

    Video For Linux Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Video For Linux compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Video For Linux:

    VLC Player

    Mplayer

    GStreamer

    How to Install Frame Grabber Drivers on a Workstation Running Linux and View the Grabbed Video

    More Information

    Case Studies See how Epiphan Systems VGA2USB PRO is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.
    FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the VGA2USB PRO.
    Specifications See the detailed specifications of the VGA2USB PRO.
    Internal Version A VGA2USB PRO for system integrators. Mounts inside a computer case using a PCI backplate.

    Related Products and Alternatives

    A selection of guides to selecting VGA or DVI/HDMI frame grabbers and broadcasters for your applications.

    VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
    • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
    • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
    • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    DVI2PCIe
    • Captures DVI, VGA, HDMI, BNC/ component, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt
    • Output up to 85 FPS progressive
    • 60 FPS @1920 x 1200
    • Frame rate independent of content
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
    DVI2PCIe
    DVI2USB
    • Captures choice of VGA, DVI or HDMI up to 1920 x 1200
    • Output up to 60 FPS progressive
    • 5-32 FPS @ 1920 x 1200
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
    DVI2USB
    VGA2Ethernet
    • Captures from DVI, HDMI or VGA up to 1920 x 1200
    • Output progressive up to 60 FPS
    • 5-30 FPS @1920 x 1080
    • Pre-compression hardware for lossless capture
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime APIs
    VGA2Ethernet
    DVI2USB Duo
    • Captures DVI and DVI Dual Link up to 2048 x 2048
    • Output up to 60 FPS progressive
    • 5-12 FPS @ 2048 x 2048
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
    • Epiphan's compression technology provides lossless 2k x 2k images
    DVI2USB Duo
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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/vga2usb-pro/ Frame grabbers, Products Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:26:51 -0400
    VGA2USB | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/vga2usb/ Epiphan VGA2USB™ is a compact pocket sized, external, low cost VGA to USB frame grabber capture device capable of capturing output from virtually any VGA source—such as a Windows PC, a Macintosh OSX, a Unix machine, an em­bedded system, a medical device, scientific or lab equipment, and more.

    VGA2USB Connection Diagram

    VGA2USB Key Features

    • RGB/VGA to USB 2.0 capture card with interlaced image output1
    • Low cost, basic, easy to use, external capture from any VGA source at up to 1920x1200
    • Interfaces to multiple 3rd party applications compatible with DirectShow on Windows, QuickTime on Mac OS X and V4L (Video4Linux) on Linux

    VGA2USB is invaluable in the preparation of documentation, analyzing monitor-less systems and performing quality control on tested systems. It supports any application that requires to capture video from screen and enhances collaboration sessions.

    As a compact external device, VGA2USB is easy to use. About the size of a box of paperclips, it is easily plugged in and requires no additional power, sending a digitized video signal from VGA to USB.

    It is a fully-featured VGA/RGB capture card complete with hardware, USB cable and soft­ware that makes it possible to capture video from screen, view captured data in real time, save captured images to disk, copy captured images to a clipboard, or setup a periodical "save" command to capture images to disk.

    VGA2USB Epiphan Software

    Epiphan customers can download free Epiphan Software (Download Software). Epiphan's software makes it possible to save and print captured images, to setup a periodical "save" command to capture images to disk or record an AVI file (Windows platform only). In addition to that, VGA2USB software is compatible with DirectShow on Windows and QuickTime on Mac OS X, which allows third-party applications to use VGA2USB as a video input.

    VGA to USB Capture Tool-Windows VGA to USB Capture Tool -Mac
    Epiphan Software Capture Tool Screen Shot - Windows Epiphan Software Capture Tool Screen Shot - MAC

    Software development kits are also available for specialized applications.

    Third Party Application Support

    Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow, QuickTime and Video for Linux.

    DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

    • GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

    Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

    VirtualDUB

    VLC

    Adobe Flash Media Encoder

    Skype

    How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

    QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

    QuickTime Pro

    QuickTime Broadcaster

    HackTV

    WhackedTV

    Wirecast

    Podcast Producer

    Skype

    How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

    Video For Linux Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Video For Linux compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Video For Linux:

    VLC Player

    Mplayer

    GStreamer

    How to Install Frame Grabber Drivers on a Workstation Running Linux and View the Grabbed Video

    VGA2USB Form Factor

    VGA to USB VGA2USB

    More information

    Software Epiphan software downloads.
    Case Studies See how Epiphan Systems VGA2USB is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.
    FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the VGA2USB.
    Compare interlaced vs. non-interlaced Compare VGA2USB vs. DVI2USB image quality
    Compare Frame Grabbers Compare VGA2USB, DVI2USB, VGA2USB Pro.
    Internal Version A VGA2USB for system integrators. Mounts inside a computer case using a PCI backplate.

    Related Products and Alternatives

    A selection of guides to selecting VGA or DVI/HDMI frame grabbers and broadcasters for your applications.

    VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

    DVI2USB 3.0
    • Fastest USB frame grabber available from Epiphan
    • Captures from DVI, HDMI, or VGA
    • Supports USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
    • Resolutions up to 1920x1200 at 30 frames per second minimum
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
    DVI2USB 3.0
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
    • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
    • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
    • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    DVI2PCIe
    • Captures DVI, VGA, HDMI, BNC/ component, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt
    • Output up to 85 FPS progressive
    • 60 FPS @1920 x 1200
    • Frame rate independent of content
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime, V4L APIs
    DVI2PCIe
    VGA2Ethernet
    • Captures from DVI, HDMI or VGA up to 1920 x 1200
    • Output progressive up to 60 FPS
    • 5-30 FPS @1920 x 1080
    • Pre-compression hardware for lossless capture
    • Win, Mac, Linux
    • DirectShow, QuickTime APIs
    VGA2Ethernet

    1 VGA2USB captures interlaced or progressive images, and outputs interlaced frames. For non interlaced, or progressive image capture output with USB based frame grabbers, users should consider DVI2USB, VGA2USB LR, VGA2USB HR, or VGA2USB Pro. For examples please see Compare interlaced vs. non-interlaced VGA2USB interlaced vs. DVI2USB non interlaced (progressive) image quality and Compare VGA2USB, DVI2USB, VGA2USB Pro Frame Grabbers

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/vga2usb/ Frame grabbers, Products Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:25:00 -0400
    DVI2USB 3.0 | Frame grabbers | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/dvi2usb-3-0/ Epiphan’s DVI2USB 3.0™ is a versatile, high performance frame grabber capture device that performs lossless capture of HD video (1920x1200/1920x1080) from HDMI, DVI, or VGA at 30 frames per second over USB 3.0.

    DVI2USB 3.0 Connection Diagram

    Key Features

    • Capture from DVI, HDMI1, or VGA video display or camera sources
    • Supports USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 data uplink
    • Capture at resolutions up to 1920x1200 at 30 frames per second
    • True 24-bit colour and consistent frame rate performance regardless of video content
    • Interfaces to multiple 3rd party applications compatible with DirectShow on Windows, V4L (Video4Linux) on Linux and QuickTime on Mac OS X.
    • Durable aluminum enclosure
    • Sources power from USB port, no external power supply required

    DVI2USB 3.0 Form Factor, Packaging and Interfaces

    About the size of a box of paperclips, the DVI2USB 3.0’s solid casing is made entirely of aluminum.

    DVI2USB 3.0

    Leveraging the speed of USB 3.0 enables a compression free capture at 30 frames per second regardless of video content.

    No software or hardware modifications need to be performed on the source device, which makes the DVI2USB 3.0 one of the most secure and reliable solutions for the capture of high resolution imagery. As well, the DVI2USB 3.0 is portable and small enough to fit into a shirt pocket, making it easy to transport between different locations and integrate into existing systems.

    Third Party Application Support

    Epiphan Frame Grabbers are designed to work with open interfaces such as DirectShow, QuickTime and Video for Linux.

    DirectShow Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Microsoft DirectShow compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Direct Show:

    • GraphEdit (part of the Microsoft DirectShow SDK)

    Microsoft Expression Encoder 4

    VirtualDUB

    VLC

    Adobe Flash Media Encoder

    Skype

    How to Capture and Record Video Feed from the VGA or DVI sources using DirectShow Applications

    QuickTime Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with QuickTime compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports QuickTime:

    QuickTime Pro

    QuickTime Broadcaster

    HackTV

    WhackedTV

    Wirecast

    Podcast Producer

    Skype

    How to Record VGA or DVI signal using QuickTime Player

    Video For Linux Applications (click to expand)

    Epiphan frame grabbers are specifically designed and tested to work with Video For Linux compatible applications.

    The following is a list of applications that Epiphan believes are compatible. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of compatible applications, but a list of applications that are believed to be in use by other Epiphan customers. Refer to the specific application documentation for details on how each application supports Video For Linux:

    VLC Player

    Mplayer

    GStreamer

    How to Install Frame Grabber Drivers on a Workstation Running Linux and View the Grabbed Video

    1Requires HDMI to DVI adapter or cable. HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not currently include digital audio source

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-grabbers/dvi2usb-3-0/ Frame grabbers, Products Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:25:42 -0400
    KeyLogger | Other applications | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/other-applications/keylogger/ Epiphan KeyLogger™ is a portable USB keyboard keystroke recording hardware device that is used to intercept, record, transmit and monitor USB keyboard Human Interface Device (HID) events generated by keystrokes.

    Epiphan KeyLogger Connection Diagram

    Key Features

    • Capture/Timestamp/Stream/Record Keyboard HID Events
    • Monitor keyboard keystrokes remotely via http/https/ftp
    • Record keyboard keystrokes to internal storage
    • Hardware based – no software to install on host computer being monitroed
    • Automatically push keyboard HID keystrokes to remote FTP, CIFS, RSYNC
    • Playback / Merge keystroke HID event log file as sub-titles(SRT) track with video track(s)
    • USB2.0 Bus powered

    Capture Keyboard Keystrokes as HID Events

    Epiphan Keylogger is connected in between a USB keyboard and the host computer via USB.  The Keyboards keystrokes generate Human Interface Device (HID) events that Keylogger intercepts, time stamps, records to internal storage, and transmits in real time.

    Monitor and Record USB Keyboard HID Events - Live

    The Epiphan KeyLogger device also publishes the stream of HID events to a live web page for remote monitoring of the subject keyboard under test. The HID data stream format is a simple layout that can be integrated into applications. Applications can then analyze the live keyboard events stream to watch for keywords, measure response times, measure biometric response times and many other applications.

    The time stamped HID Event log is also saved to internal storage [1.3G] for later retrieval such as applications that are not connected to the network during capture of HID events.

    The timestamp HID Event log can also be automatically pushed to a network storage location via FTP, CIFS and

    Post Process USB Keyboard HID Event logs

    The HID event log is a simple format that can be parsed and integrated into sophisticated use-ability or simulation scenario playback. For example, the timestamp log can be merged with a video recording and aligned to specific video frames where the HID keyboard codes are played back as captions of the video recording. This powerful use-ability data shows exactly where the user used the keyboard in reaction to the use-ability stimulus presented, then shows the visual display response to the keyboard event.

    This data is extremely powerful to conducing advanced simulation training and playback debriefing for such applications as video game development, subject under test reaction time for post event debriefing, advanced simulations for security control rooms, critical infrastructure protection control rooms and man machine user interface use-ability testing

    Typical Applications

    Epiphan KeyLogger has a number of applications ranging from advance simulation systems, video game development, security monitoring, use-ability testing, simulation recording and playback, hardware test automation, software test automation.

    Click here to read about the different ways KeyLogger can be tailored to your keystroke capture application.

     

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/other-applications/keylogger/ Other applications, Products Thu, 04 Jul 2013 08:49:42 -0400
    VGA Printer | Other applications | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/other-applications/vga-printer/ Epiphan VGA Printer™ is a unique One-Touch Specialized Video Source Printing Solution that can print a VGA display or DVI or HDMI video display signal output to a standard postscript printer with the push of a button.

    Key Features

    • Print directly from a VGA, DVI or HDMI1 video display source
    • No software required, stand-alone or network service solution
    • Add timestamps, annotations to images before printing (e.g. BATES # for legal, patient data for medical)
    • Replace proprietary custom or dedicated printers with off the shelf printers
    • One-Touch print can be activated by
      • Push Button on device's face plate,
      • HTTP Command,
      • Web user interface or
      • RS-232 command unit accessory

    VGA Printer Connection Diagram VGA Printer Product Presentation

    Designed primarily for PostScript-compatible printers, VGA Printer makes it possible to easily and cost-effectively capture and print images from medical equipment, microscopes, electronics equipment, meeting room document cameras, courtroom displays, cameras, televisions, smart phones with DVI/VGA output and other specialized imaging products that have VGA or DVI output.


    VGA Printer is invaluable in the preparation of specialized documentation, training materials, presentation materials, depositions, pleadings, electronic data discovery, evidence production, due diligence files, and more.

    This Video capture Printer hardware appliance enhances any application that requires hardcopy recording of VGA or DVI images that are otherwise difficult to capture.

    VGAPrinter SAMPLE APPLICATIONS

    Courtroom Evidence Printing

    Epiphan VGA Printer Courtroom evidence printing

    Epiphan's VGA Printer product can be used in courtroom and deposition applications where exhibits can be shown on a courtroom display to the witness, deponent, judge or jury, then printed at the touch of a button and entered into evidence. VGA Printer can also be connected to a document camera with a DVI or VGA output, where the evidence captured by the document camera can printed and processed according to local court rules.

    Printing Ultrasound in Colour

    Epiphan VGA Printer colour ultrasound printing

    Epiphan's VGA Printer can provide a number of important features to ultrasound professionals. VGA Printer is connected to the output of an ultrasound with a DVI or VGA or HDMI output. Instead of using expensive thermal black and white ultrasound printer solutions, at the push of a button, the image currently displayed can be printed to a standard postscript printer - in color - without modifying any software or hardware on existing ultrasound equipment.

    VGA Printer also simplifies billing by easily providing printed evidence of a procedure for billing purposes. - Pays for itself with a few scans

    VGA PRINTER

    VGA Printer VGA Printer VGA Printer

     

    • Video Printer requires no special software, computer or computer monitor—just a standard USB or network office postscript printer. Because it is an external device relying solely on the video output, users of the source equipment do not need to open their computers to install or configure any software.

    • If your application requires the use of a proprietary or custom printer with expensive or hard to replace parts, this product enables use to use off the shelf printers and printing supplies. This is a great way to reduce your cost of ownership by replacing or sharing application specific printers such as those custom printers traditionally used with ultra sound systems, scopes and cameras.

    • Product options include the ability to add timestamps and annotations to images before printing (e.g. BATES # for legal).

    • Active DVI/VGA splitter/converter allows you to connect other displays.

    • Multiple approaches and user interfaces to One-Touch print function. Printing can be activated by the push button on device's face plate, an HTTP Command, the product's Web user interface or through an optional USB based RS-232 command unit accessory (RS-232 option to be purchased)

    It is recommended that a post script-compatible printer be used with the VGA Printer. Please contact us to see if your printer will work with our product. If your solution requires a higher resolution, or support for non postscript printers, please Contact Epiphan

    More Information

    1 HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/other-applications/vga-printer/ Other applications, Products Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:54:03 -0400
    VGADVI Broadcaster | Broadcasting | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/broadcasting/vgadvi-broadcaster/ Epiphan VGADVI Broadcaster is a stand-alone appliance for streaming and/or recording video display and camera sources.

    VGADVI Broadcaster Connection Diagram

    VGADVI Broadcaster captures an HD video source such as a computer monitor, RADAR display or ultrasound monitor as well as an SD video source such as a camera feed. VGADVI Broadcaster then streams these inputs as two synchronized time-stamped streams or one picture-in-picture stream. The streams can be viewed remotely in a multitude of ways, including through web browsers, media players, or mobile devices. A recording of the streams can also be made.

    VGADVI Broadcaster is easy to setup and use, and works straight out of the box. It does not require the use of a computer or any additional equipment - simply power it on to start recording.

    HD + SD Video Audio Capture

    VGADVI Broadcaster captures an HD video source (up to 1920x1200) channel from a VGA/DVI/HDMI1 display or camera, in parallel with an analog S-Video/Composite (PAL, NTSC) SD video source channel and a stereo/mono audio source.

    VGADVI Recorder recording and streaming HD + SD video source

    Encode

    VGADVI Broadcaster encodes the input channels into a choice of standard formats:

    Flash (H.264), ASF (MPEG4), ASF (H.264), RTP (MPEG-4), RTP (H.264), MJPEG

    Stream

    VGADVI Broadcaster streams the input channels as a single stream or two independent streams up to 30 FPS. Standard browsers and media players view the stream(s) via a URL over choice of:

    HTTP, RTP over RTSP, UDP, HTTP

    Administrators can custom brand the output stream layout, picture with picture arrangement, time stamping, copyright, and other branding.

    Stream

    Record to Publish and Replay

    VGADVI Broadcaster records the input channel streams to its 8GB internal storage, network storage, internal FTP server, external FTP site and/or local USB storage key. Media files can be viewed by standard media players, browsers and processed with standard multi media editing tools.

    Record to Publish and Replay

    Viewing VGADVI Broadcaster Streams

    Web Browser
    VGADVI Broadcaster streams can be viewed through virtually any web browser. Simply enter the IP address of the VGADVI Broadcaster device to view the live stream.

    Media Player
    The live stream can be viewed by almost all media players that support live streams, including Windows Media Player, QuickTime, VLC, and others.

    Mobile Device
    VGADVI Broadcaster has support for an MJPEG video-only stream, viewable on most mobile devices including Apple iPhone and iPad without the need for additional software.


    Extended CDN/Publish to Web Compatibility

    CDNs, or Content Delivery Networks, are scalable services that allow the user to quickly and easily distribute content over the web to a wide variety of devices and in different formats. VGADVI Broadcaster provides multiple ways to share captured video with the world and has out-of-the-box support for CDN services such as StreamZilla and StreamGuys.

    Epiphan Systems also provides its own free-of-charge CDN service - Epiphan.TV, on a trial basis to each VGADVI Broadcaster user.

    VGADVI Broadcaster File Storage Features

    Automated Network Storage
    VGADVI Broadcaster can be configured to automatically copy recordings to a network storage location using a choice of FTP, CIFS or RSYNC. This feature facilitates integration with content management and publication systems.
    Automatic Local USB Storage Key Copy
    VGADVI Broadcaster will automatically copy the most recent recordings to a USB Storage Key. This is a great feature if you want to instantly provide a copy of the presentation to the presenter without requiring network connectivity.
    Built in FTP server
    VGADVI Broadcaster has a built in FTP server for integration with content management systems that simply need to connect via FTP to ingest the recorded content

    VGADVI Broadcaster Form Factor and Connectors

    VGADVI Broadcaster is a compact portable desktop recording solution that is 7.95"x4.13"x1.38" (202x105x35mm) in size. The buttons and connector interfaces are shown below.

    VGADVI Recorder recording and streaming HD + SD video source

     

    Stream as 1 Channel or Independent Channels

    Multi-Source Picture with Picture Video Matrix / Multiplexing Features VGADVI Broadcaster can be configured to synchronize and record video sources as a single video channel or maintain the two video sources as a multi-track video channel.
    Stream Options

    VGADVI Broadcaster Control and Configuration

    VGADVI Broadcaster provides a number of external and internal methods to start and stop recording as listed below

    VGADVI Broadcaster control options

    File Management Dashboard

    VGADVI Broadcaster has a web-based file manager to view recorded files as shown below. Each file has a name and start time, end time and duration fields. Files are grouped by date and segmented by contiguous recording timelines. You can change file names, upload one, multiple or all files, delete one, multiple of all files.

    Lecture Recorder x2 file administration

    More Information

    Specifications Technical specifications and performance parameters
    FAQ Look through the most asked questions about VGADVI Broadcaster.
    Documentation VGADVI Broadcaster Product Documentation

    Related Products and Alternatives

    A selection of guides to selecting VGA or DVI/HDMI frame grabbers and broadcasters for your applications.

    VGA Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    VGA Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabbers Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Frame Grabber Selection Guide
    DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

    VGA Broadcaster Pro
    • Stream VGA/DVI/HDMI video, audio and analog camera source
    • Unlimited number of multicast, CDN viewers.
    • Supports multiple video standards
    • Resolution up to 2048x2048
    • Ideal for streaming live events, webinars, presentations, lectures
    VGA Broadcaster Pro
    VGADVI Recorder Pro
    • Capture, Record, Stream audio with HD + SD or HD + HD
    • Up to 2048x2048, high FPS
    • Compact or Rackmount systems
    • Records to internal storage (500G-2TB)
    • Options for removable internal drives, external drive
    VGADVI Recorder Pro
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
    • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
    • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
    • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator

    1HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source, but can record analog audio source

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/broadcasting/vgadvi-broadcaster/ Broadcasting, Products Thu, 16 May 2013 15:10:09 -0400
    KVM2USB | Other applications | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/other-applications/kvm2usb/ Finally, there's a simple, affordable, portable and pocket sized answer to every network administrator's biggest annoyance: finding and lugging around "crash carts" with a monitor, keyboard and mouse to administer servers and other headless machines. Epiphan Systems' KVM2USB™ product is a compact pocket sized portable device that conveys the VGA stream from any host computer to a laptop, while emulating the laptop's keyboard and mouse outputs.

    Key Features

    • KVM over USB to Access computers from laptop without use of network
    • Pocket sized portable KVM over USB - Ideal "crash cart" replacement
    • Administer headless servers, legacy systems, proprietary OSes, and embedded systems
    • Emulate keyboard, mouse, and monitor using any laptop
    • USB Bus powered works during power outage on a battery-powered laptop
    • Robust aluminum case with removable cables
    KVM2USB  Connection Diagram

    KVM2USB is a truly portable crash cart. Now, all you need to take with you on administrative site visits is your laptop, the KVM2USB device (roughly the size of a box of paperclips) and the accompanying cable.

    KVM2USB works with virtually any computerized machine or embedded system, including:

    • Windows, Macintosh, Unix computers and servers
    • Medical devices, scientific and lab equipment
    • ATM machines
    • Slot machines and VLTs
    KVM2USB

    KVM2USB Connection Diagrams

    KVM2USB  Connection Diagram

    The product provides a simple, portable, lightweight and rapid means of conveying VGA images from host machines to a laptop and simulating the laptop's keyboard and mouse outputs. This allows administrators and technicians to quickly and easily connect to—and administer— headless machines without hassles, without having to use a network.

    As a compact external device, KVM2USB is easy to use and to transport. About the size of a box of paperclips, this KVM over USB solution is easily plugged in and requires no additional power so you don't have to locate a spare electrical outlet onsite, or drain valuable power from your UPS systems during emergency shut down procedures.

    KVM2USB is ideal for network administrators and security experts that want to manage red-lan, compartmentalized LANs, DMZs or contaminated equipment without the need to make connections that expose other equipment and networks to a compromised machine.

    The product ships complete with all required hardware and cabling. Software development kits are also available for specialized applications.

    Learn more about how to control desktop from laptop using KVM2USB.

    Connecting your KVM2USB

    After purchasing your KVM2USB, make sure that the yellow connector is connected to the KVM2USB device while the black connector is connected to the VGA source. KVM2USB will not work otherwise.

    KVM2USB Connection Diagram

    More Information

    Case Studies - See how Epiphan Systems KVM2USB is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.

    FAQ - Look through the most asked questions about the KVM2USB.

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/other-applications/kvm2usb/ Other applications, Products Tue, 14 May 2013 15:24:49 -0400
    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro | Broadcasting | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/broadcasting/vgadvi-broadcaster-pro/ Epiphan Systems’ VGADVI Broadcaster Pro™ is a professional multi source audio-video internet streaming hardware product line that captures, synchronizes, encodes, and streams audio and video from one to four video sources into one or more output streams.

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro. Streaming HD + SD video source

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro is an easy to use solution for capturing, streaming and broadcasting high quality video sources such as presentations with embedded video, diagnostic imagery, industrial training, and live events. The VGADVI Broadcaster Pro captures from the SD sources (S-video/composite) and HD sources (VGA/DVI/HDMI1) and streams to one or more synchronized, time-stamped or picture-in-picture streams.

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro Key Features

    • Streams up to 2 synchronized VGA or DVI or HDMI channels and 2 composite or s-video video channels with audio source, live to remote audiences
    • Compact model supports HD resolutions up to 1920x1200, up to 80fps capture rate
    • Rack mount model supports HD resolutions up to 2048x2048 or 2560x1600, up to 80fps capture rate
    • Supports MPEG4, H.264, MJPEG compression
    • Each captured source can be simultaneously encoded and streamed to one or more output streams with choice of CODECs, bit rates, frame sizes, frame rates, transport protocols, etc:
      • ASF, FLV, RTP/RTSP, MJPEG, MPEG TS ( Apple Live HTTP Streaming for iDevices )
      • Parallel streaming channel dedicated for iPhone, iPad, iOS mobile devices
    • Extended support and compatibility with Content Delivery Networks
    • Supports a large number of simultaneous clients with choice of http, multicast, and CDN streaming
    • Ability to record multiple live streams to internal storage
    • Output can be further customized with branding of the stream viewing experience using XLST technology
    • Remote Controls such as: with EpiphanTouch, RS-232, HTTP API, mouse control, remote buttons

    Multi Channel HD + SD Video and Audio Streaming Combinations

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro recording and streaming HD + SD video sources

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro has a compact model and a rack mount model, each with different video source capture capabilities.

    Compact Model - The compact model captures an HD video source (VGA/RGB/Component/DVI/HDMI) (up to 1920x1200), an analog SD video source ( S-Video/Composite (PAL, NTSC)) and an audio source.

    Rack mount model - The rack mount model captures up two HD channels (VGA/RGB/Component/DVI/DVI-DL/HDMI) sources, up to 2048×2048, from a display or camera video source, in parallel with up one or two SD video source channels and an audio source.

    Encode to One or More Streams

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro encodes the input channels into a one or more streams with the choice of standard formats and customized settings such as CODEC, bit rate, frame size, transport protocol:

    Flash (H.264), ASF (MPEG4), ASF (H.264), RTP (MPEG-4), RTP (H.264), MJPEG

    This feature is especially useful when the viewing communities have different bandwidth and viewing objectives or constraints.

    Administrators can also custom brand multiple output stream layouts with picture in picture arrangement, time stamping, copyright notices, and other branding text.


    Stream 1 Channel and/or Multiple Independent Channels

    Multi-Source Picture with Picture Video Matrix / Multiplexing Features VGADVI Broadcaster Pro can be configured to synchronize, stream and record video sources as a single video channel or maintain the video sources as multi video channel streams.

    Video Sizing and Layout VGADVI Broadcaster Pro automatically detects the resolution and refresh rate of the input signals and scales them to the resolutions and frame rates of your choosing. The size and position of each input source as it appears in the output stream can be customized to allow multiple video sources into a single output channel. Creating multiple channels using the same video input sources enables multiple streams of the same content using differing output resolutions and/or refresh rates. Create summary views consisting of multiple video sources without sacrificing the ability to stream all video sources on their own at their native resolutions and frame rates.

    Stream Options

    Stream One or More Views to Different URLs

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro streams to one more output URLs as per the settings and transport (HTTP, RTP over RTSP, UDP, HTTP) for each stream. Standard browsers and media players view the channel stream(s) via the URL for the selected channel.

    Stream

    Record to Publish and Replay

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro optionally records the channel streams to its internal storage, and can automatically push recordings to network storage, internal FTP server, external FTP site and/or local USB storage key. Media files can be viewed by standard media players, browsers and processed with standard multi media editing tools.

    Record to Publish and Replay

    Viewing VGADVI Broadcaster Streams

    Web Browser
    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro streams can be viewed through virtually any web browser. Simply enter the URL of the VGADVI Broadcaster Pro stream for which you want to view the live stream.

    Media Player
    The live streams can be viewed by almost all media players that support live streams, including Windows Media Player, QuickTime, VLC, and others.

    Mobile Device
    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro support streaming to mobile devices with players that support the codecs and transport protocols including a dedicated channel for streaming to mobile iOS devices such as the iPhone and iPad, without the need for additional software.

    Extended Publish Streams to Content Distribution Networks and Compatibility

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro puts the power of CDN, Content Delivery Networks, at your fingertips. CDNs provide a scalable service that allow users to access and distribute content over the web that is quick and easy. Exclusive access to Epiphan Systems' own demonstration CDN service - Epiphan.TV is available on a free trial basis to each VGADVI Broadcaster Pro user.  Visit www.epiphan.tv for more information.

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro has out-of-the-box support for publishing streams to CDN servers and commercial CDN services including our preferred partners: A full list of preferred CDN partners can be found at http://www.epiphan.tv/cdn-partners.php

    Compact or Rackmount Form Factor

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro may be ordered in a compact server or 2U rackmount form factor, depending on the requirements of your installation.

    Compact or Rackmount Form Factor

    VGADVI Broadcaster Pro Models

    VGADVI Recorder Pro has two models to suit your needs. You are able to select the model at the checkout or through an authorized channel partner

    Model HD Compact DL Rackmount
    Base Price (US$) $6,995 $10,995
    Form Factor Compact Server 2U Rackmount
    HD Inputs 1 -
    HD-DL Inputs - 2
    SD Inputs 1 2
    Audio Input 1 1
    Storage (HDD) 1TB 3TB
    Capture Rate up to 80 fps up to 80 fps

    1Requires HDMI to DVI adapter cable. HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/broadcasting/vgadvi-broadcaster-pro/ Broadcasting, Products Fri, 23 Nov 2012 01:03:35 -0500
    Lecture Recorder x2 | Recording | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/recording/lecture-recorder-x2/ Epiphan Lecture Recorder x2 (ELR) is an integrated hardware platform for recording and/or streaming presentations, events, lectures, marketing and training videos.

    Lecture Recorder x2 recording and streaming HD + SD video source

    Lecture Recorder x2 captures an HD video source such as computer with slides, and a camera with audio source focused on the presenter. Lecture Recorder x2 then streams the multi­media content to standard internet browsers and media players. The streaming content can also be recorded to internal storage and network storage.

    Lecture Recorder x2 Video Presentation
    Lecture Recorder x2 Video
    Lecture Recorder x2 Hardware Overview HD Video Presentation
    Hardware Overview in HD
    Lecture Recorder x2 Product Presentation
    Product Presentation

    HD + SD Video Audio Capture

    Lecture Recorder x2 captures an HD video source (up to 1920×1200) channel from a VGA/DVI/HDMI1 display or camera, in parallel with an analog S-Video/Composite (PAL, NTSC) SD video source channel and a stereo/mono audio source.

    Lecture Recorder x2 recording and streaming HD + SD video source

    Encode

    Lecture Recorder x2 encodes the input channels into a choice of standard formats during lecture streaming:

    Flash (H.264), ASF (MPEG4), ASF (H.264), RTP (MPEG-4), RTP (H.264), MJPEG

    Stream

    The Lecture Recorder x2 streams the input channels as a single stream or two independent streams up to 30 FPS. Standard browsers and media players view the stream(s) via a URL over choice of:

    HTTP, RTP over RTSP, UDP, HTTP

    Administrators can custom brand the output stream layout, picture with picture arrangement, time stamping, copyright, and other branding.

    Stream

    Record to Publish and Replay

    Lecture Recorder x2 records the input channel streams to internal storage, network storage, internal FTP server, external FTP site and/or local USB storage key. Media files can be viewed by standard media players, browsers and processed with standard multi media editing tools.

    Record to Publish and Replay

    Lecture Recorder x2 Key Features

    Form Factor - Audio Visual Equipment System Integration

    • Portable hardware appliance for recording and streaming presentations, events, lectures, marketing and training videos
    • Non-Intrusive – Simply Plug and Play Audio Visual presentation sources –Secure – no software or networking to install on presentation sources.– OS and CPU agnostic – No 3rd party hosting required, no maintenance fees
    • Power over Ethernet, built in splitter/converters – no cumbersome power supplies at the recording podium
    • No fans, no noise, reduces power, devices and clutter. Integrated with Power over Ethernet, pass-through monitoring with built-in splitter and converter to all three display output types (VGA, DVI, HDMI)
    • HTTP and RS-232 API for integration with other systems

    Capture

    • Captures and synchronizes VGA/DVI or HDMI video source channel with an SD video source channel and analog audio channel.
      • HD source: VGA/DVI/HDMI display or camera source, up to 1920 x 1200
      • SD source: S-Video/Composite, NTSC/PAL
      • Audio source: 3.5mm line/mic., stereo/mono

    Encodes

    • multiple standard formats (e.g. H.264, MPEG4, MJPEG)
    • HD1080p @30 FPS

    Stream

    • Standard browsers and media players view live event at a URL as a single stream or two independent streams
    • Choice of SD+HD in one stream or HD+SD as independent streams during lecture streaming
    • Inter-operates with standard internet browsers and media players with multiple video encoding and streaming standards 
      • Flash (H.264), ASF (MPEG4), ASF (H.264), RTP (MPEG-4), RTP(H.264) and MJPEG
    • Multiple visual layouts of SD and HD Frames

    Record

    • Multi-stream / Multi-track viewing and recording of lecture streaming
    • Internal/External Storage
      • 16GB internal video recording solid state storage (no moving parts, no fans )
      • Auto-push of multi-media video recordings to FTP site, CIFS, RSYNC network storage, or USB local storage device
    • Multiple start-stop recording controls and peripherals

    Branding and Layouts

    • Broad support for multiple display source resolutions and frame scaling.
    • Customize text, captions applied to each frame
    • Customize layouts, sizes, branding graphics

    Lecture Recorder x2 Form Factor and Connectors

    Lecture Recorder x2 is a compact portable desktop lecture streaming and recording solution that is 7.95"×4.13"×1.38" 202×105×35mm. The buttons and connector interfaces are shown below.

    Lecture Recorder x2 recording and streaming HD + SD video source

     

    Stream Setup Parameters

    Function

    Feature Settings

    Stream Setup
    • CODECS : MPEG 4, H.264/Adobe Flash, MJPEG
    • Stream Formats: ASF over HTTP, FLV over HTTP, RTP/RTSP unicast (TCP and UDP), RTP multicast (UDP), MJPEG
    • Encoding Options : choose preset, profile
    • Labelling : apply time stamp, text to output stream
    • Output Stream : Frame Size, frame rate limit, bitrate, key frame interval , rate control, streaming port
    • Audio Settings : format (PCM/MP3), Sample Rate, Stereo/mono, bit rate, line/mic, input amplifier gain, output amplifier gain
    • Branding: customize web page look and feel using XLST
    Video/Audio Monitoring and Passthrough
    • Live View Monitoring: Opens browser window to monitor look and feel of output URL stream
    • Video passthrough output: monitor video source - built in active splitter sends input to streaming encoded and to a built in VGA/DVI/HDMI input to VGA/DVI/HDMI output converter
    • Audio passthrough output: monitor audio source - built in active splitter sends audio to stream and analog out
    Automation API
    • Lecture Recorder x2 can be integrated into your custom web infrastructure such as classroom and meeting room scheduling or lecture capture and management systems to broadcast training and similar education content and perform lecture streaming. You can review the subset of commands in the product documentation, or contact us for additional custom integration features and details.

    Stream as 1 Channel or Independent Channels

    Multi-Source Picture with Picture Video Matrix / Multiplexing Features – Lecture Recorder x2 can be configured to synchronize and record video sources as a single video channel or maintain the two video sources as a multi-track video channel.
    Stream Options

     

     

    Streaming / Layout Options Streams, Layouts, User Experience, Recording
    Independent Streams


    Screen Shot
    • Streaming
      • the SD and HD channel each have an independent stream and URL
      • administrator can publish 
        • a URL  for SD stream
        • a URL for HD stream and audio
        • a URL for a web page that embeds SD-URL and HD-URL and audio into a single browser window
    • Viewer experience
      • Each URL can have its own browser/player window where users can re-size and/or move the viewing windows independently
      • can choose to view one of the channels or both of the channels on the same web page. 
      • can move, resize windows independently during lecture streaming
      • Browser window streams will play asynchronously due to different frame sizes, buffers, etc.
    • Recording
      • HD, SD streams and audio are saved to separate tracks in a multi track AVI  file

    Single Stream - Video inside DVI/VGA 

     

    Screen Shot

    • Streaming
      • Audio, SD and HD sources are combined into a single stream URL.
      • Administrator chooses layout for SD Video inside or SD video outside DV/VGA frame
    • Viewer Experience
      • one URL for both sources, synchronized at source, and viewing window
    • Recording
      • Recordings are saved to AVI file as a single stream audio and single stream video track, with the video track being the HD+SD stream combined as chosen by the administrator layout.
    Single Stream Video outside DVI/VGA

    Screen Shot

    Recording

    Lecture Recorder Start / Stop Record Controls

    Lecture Recorder provides a number of external and internal methods to start and stop recording as listed below

    Lecture Recorder x2 control options

    Lecture Recorder x2 File Storage Features

    Video Recording Storage Features Internal memory – The Epiphan Lecture Recorder x2 appliance has 16GB internal solid-state memory allocated to its buffer meaning that, even if the network is busy or experiencing slow transfer rates, no captured data is lost.

    Automated Network Storage
    VGADVI Recorder can be configured to automatically copy recordings to a network storage location using a choice of FTP, CIFS or RSYNC. This feature facilitates integration with content management and publication systems during lecture streaming.
    Automatic Local USB Storage Key Copy
    VGADVI Recorder will automatically copy the most recent presentation recordings to a USB Storage Key. This is a great feature if you want to instantly provide a copy of the presentation to the presenter without requiring network connectivity.
    Built in FTP serverVGADVI Recorder has a built in FTP server for integration with content management systems that simply need to connect via FTP to ingest the recorded content

    File Management Dashboard

    Lecture Recorder x2 has a web-based file manager to view recorded files after lecture streaming as shown below. Each file has a name and start time, end time and duration fields. Files are grouped by date and segmented by contiguous recording timelines. You can change file names, upload one, multiple or all files, delete one, multiple of all files.

    Lecture Recorder x2 file administration

    More Information

    Features and Benefits A more detailed view of Lecture Recorder x2 Features and Benefits
    Specifications Technical specifications and performance parameters
    Related Products Complementary and Related Products
    Compare Recorders Compare Epiphan Recorder Products
    Applications Look through some sample applications for Lecture Recorder x2
    Lecture Recorder x2 Video Lecture Recorder x2 Video Presentation
    Hardware Overview in HD Lecture Recorder x2 Hardware Overview Video Presentation
    Videos Lecture Recorder x2 Product Videos
    Case Studies See how Epiphan Systems Lecture Recorder x2 is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.
    FAQ Look through the most asked questions about the Lecture Recorder.
    Documentation Lecture Recorder x2 Product Documentation

    1HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source, but can record analog audio source

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/recording/lecture-recorder-x2/ Recording, Products Tue, 30 Oct 2012 07:57:24 -0400
    VGADVI Recorder | Recording | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/recording/vgadvi-recorder/ Epiphan VGADVI Recorder is a stand-alone appliance for recording and/or streaming video display and camera sources.

    VGADVI Recorder recording and streaming HD + SD video source

    VGADVI Recorder captures an HD video source such as a computer monitor, RADAR display or ultrasound monitor as well as an SD video source such as a camera feed. The screen capture recorder then records these inputs as two synchronized time-stamped streams or one picture-in-picture stream. After display recording the recorded content can also be streamed live to remote users' browsers or media players.

    VGADVI Recorder is easy to setup and use, and works straight out of the box. This display recorder does not require the use of a computer or any additional equipment. Simply power it on to start recording.

    HD + SD Video Audio Capture

    VGADVI Recorder captures an HD video source (up to 1920x1200) channel from a VGA/DVI/HDMI1 display or camera, in parallel with an analog S-Video/Composite (PAL, NTSC) SD video source channel and a stereo/mono audio source.

    VGADVI Recorder recording and streaming HD + SD video source

    Encode

    VGADVI Recorder encodes the input channels into a choice of standard formats:

    Flash (H.264), ASF (MPEG4), ASF (H.264), RTP (MPEG-4), RTP (H.264), MJPEG

    Stream

    Apart from display recording VGADVI Recorder streams the input channels as a single stream or two independent streams up to 30 FPS. Standard browsers and media players view the stream(s) via a URL over choice of:

    HTTP, RTP over RTSP, UDP, HTTP

    Administrators can custom brand the output stream layout, picture with picture arrangement, time stamping, copyright, and other branding using the display recorder interface.

    Stream

    Record to Publish and Replay

    VGADVI Recorder is able to record video from screen and save the input channel streams to its 32GB internal storage, network storage, internal FTP server, external FTP site and/or local USB storage key. Media files from the display recorder can be viewed by standard media players, browsers and processed with standard multi media editing tools.

    Record to Publish and Replay

    VGADVI Recorder File Storage Features

    Automated Network Storage
    VGADVI Recorder can be configured to automatically copy display recording to a network storage location using a choice of FTP, CIFS or RSYNC. This feature facilitates integration of the screen capture recorder with content management and publication systems.
    Automatic Local USB Storage Key Copy
    VGADVI Recorder will automatically record video from screen and copy the most recent recordings to a USB Storage Key. This is a great feature if you want to instantly provide a copy of the presentation to the presenter without requiring network connectivity.
    Built in FTP server
    VGADVI Recorder has a built in FTP server for integration with content management systems that simply need to connect via FTP to ingest the recorded content

    VGADVI Recorder Form Factor and Connectors

    VGADVI Recorder is a compact portable display recording solution that is 7.95"x4.13"x1.38" (202x105x35mm) in size. The buttons and connector interfaces of the screen capture recorder are shown below.

    VGADVI Recorder recording and streaming HD + SD video source

     

    Stream as 1 Channel or Independent Channels

    Multi-Source Picture with Picture Video Matrix / Multiplexing Features  This display recorder can be configured to synchronize and record video sources as a single video channel or maintain the two video sources as a multi-track video channel.
    Stream Options

     

    VGADVI Recorder Control and Configuration

    VGADVI Recorder provides a number of external and internal methods to start and stop recording as listed below

    VGADVI Recorder control options

    File Management Dashboard

    This display recorder has a web-based file manager to view recorded files as shown below. Each file has a name and start time, end time and duration fields. Files are grouped by date and segmented by contiguous recording timelines. You can change file names, upload one, multiple or all files, delete one, multiple of all files using the interface of the screen capture recorder.

    Lecture Recorder x2 file administration

    More Information

    Specifications Technical specifications and performance parameters
    Compare Recorders Compare Epiphan Recorder Products
    FAQ Look through the most asked questions about VGADVI Recorder.
    Documentation VGADVI Recorder Product Documentation

    Related Products and Alternatives

    Guides to selecting VGA, DVI, HDMI streaming broadcasters and recorders for your applications.

    VGA/DVI/HDMI Recorders Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI/HDMI Recorder
    Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI/HDMI Broadcaster/Streamer
    Selection Guide

    VGADVI Recorder Pro
    • Capture, Record, Stream audio with HD + SD or HD + HD
    • Up to 2048x2048, high FPS
    • Compact or Rackmount systems
    • Records to internal storage (500G-2TB)
    • Options for removable internal drives, external drive
    VGADVI Recorder Pro
    Lecture Recorder x2
    • Capture, Stream, Record video from screen, presentations, events and lectures for education, training and marketing
    • HD Channel (VGA/DVI/HDMI) + SD Channel + Audio
    • up to 1920x1200
    • 1080p @ 30FPS
    • 16G local storage
    • auto push to FTP, CIFS, RSYNC
    Lecture Recorder x2
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
    • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
    • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
    • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator

    1HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source, but can record analog audio source

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    http://www.epiphan.com/products/recording/vgadvi-recorder/ Recording, Products Tue, 30 Oct 2012 07:47:30 -0400
    VGA Grid | Broadcasting | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/broadcasting/vga-grid/ Epiphan's VGAGrid™ is designed to capture multiple VGA/DVI and HDMI1 displays or camera sources, analog composite and s-video sources, and audio sources then allows the administrator to map combinations of input sources to one or more output channel views.  Each output channel can then be viewed, recorded and played back with various layouts and effects.

    Epiphan Multiple Display + AV Recorder and Streamer Pro Server

    Key Features : Multiple Display + Audio-Video Source Recording and Streaming

    • Captures up to 256 input channels from VGA, DVI, HDMI, composite or s-video sources
    • Map/Layout input channels into one or more output channels to be streamed and/or recorded
    • Supports recording to MPEG4, H.264 from local or remote sources
    • Suppor­ted resolutions vary between 640x480 and 2048x2048
    • Ideal for multi audio-video source event recording, control rooms, digital signage, security recording, training and simulation systems

    VGA Grid Video Presentation

    VGA Grid Applications

    • Medical Are you a surgeon or medical systems integrator who needs to view multiple high resolution images from multiple video sources on a single large screen in the operating theater or clinic?
    • Simulators - Training Perhaps you are building a sophisticated system for an aircraft or other sophisticated vehicle simulator where you need to record and playback the action-reaction feedback from various video stimuli presented to a trainee, along with all the displays and control gauges of your system.
    • Traffic Monitoring Maybe you are deploying traffic monitoring system and need to display live video stream from dozens of highway cameras miles away from your observation point?
    • Multi-Channel Multi Media Event You have an event, control room or factory with multiple channel sources that you want to record and present on a large display or in central reception area?
    • Manufacturing Your factory process needs to time-stamp and record all steps of manufacturing for lot tracking and traceability
    • Black Box Recording for Security Or you need to coalesce, time-stamp, and record live videos received from multiple security cameras feeding to your control room– both in an area next to yours and in remote locations - all displayed in a central display streaming channel?

    In all these and hundreds of similar cases it will be hard to do without VGA Grid from Epiphan Systems™.

    VGA Grid Product Description

    VGA Grid™ allows you to create one or more channels that combine signals from multiple DVI, VGA or HDMI, composite, s-video and audio sources and relay them to one or more output channels to display, stream, record in a real time. No matter where the sources are located, in the same room or remote, live stream from the displays, cameras, medical imaging equipment or other video sources can be recorded, time-stamped and displayed onto one or more output streams.

    VGA Grid consists of a 4U rackmount server with hardware for video/audio capture, Gigabit Ethernet and proprietary firmware. The broadcast rate varies between 640x480 and 2048x2048 with a maximum color depth of 24 bits. Please refer to the customization page to define the video capture inputs, resolutions and color depth required for your application. The captured sources can be broadcasted in a variety of different formats, including ASF, RTSP, Flash video, Motion JPEG. Furthermore, VGA Grid supports Adobe Flash technology and it is possible to view broadcasting directly from the browser.

    How does VGA Grid Work?

    Received VGA signals are captured by the internal cards and optional external interfaces for additional remote video signal inputs. Through a user-friendly and secure web interface you can set the display mode of the captured signals, create various channels, customize channels to display simultaneously a number of selected sources with required resolution, or zoom in on a single source if necessary. They can also be concurrently broadcast/streamed in real time to a multitude of devices, such as laptops, computers, video walls, netbooks, PDAs, and iPhones. Timestamping of the various video signals is also available.

    multiple video sources

    System Configuration - Standard and Customer Configurations Grid Available?

    Epiphan Systems offers two off-the-shelf VGA Grid models: 4-source VGA Grid and 6-source VGA Grid. They provide interfaces to capture 4 or 6 VGA/DVI sources respectively. These two default configurations are ideal for acquiring and broadcasting video signals in case Grid is collocated with the VGA sources.

    4-source VGA Grid

    This VGA Grid version integrates four DVI2PCIe internal frame grabbers. It  offers maximum connection of four DVI/VGA sources collocated with VGA Grid. Buy Now »»

    6-source VGA Grid

    This VGA Grid version integrates six DVI2PCIe internal frame grabbers. It  offers maximum connection of six DVI/VGA sources collocated with VGA Grid. Buy Now »»

    If your application needs to acquire and broadcast video from one or more remote sources,  both models are equipped with an Ethernet input for acquiring multiple VGA/DVI/HDMI signals from remote sources. With this product you get performance and durability without compromise – at a very good price.

    VGA Grid

    Don’t Want to Be Limited to the Number of Input Sources? VGA Grid Can Be Customized to Your Budget and Application

    Conceivably, it is possible you do not want to be limited to only 4 or 6 VGA sources and need some advanced functionality such as s-video and composite sources? Then we can build a Custom VGA Grid solution that best meets your requirements whatever they may be. This purpose-oriented model is assembled upon request and will address interests of a particular customer.

    Custom VGA Grid allows you to specify the number of additional video signal inputs and types. Each of the sources should be connected to an external expansion frame grabber, e.g. VGA to Ethernet. The captured signal is transferred then over Ethernet to the VGA Grid’s Concentrator. Please refer to the customization page to specify how many sources you have, and what your requirements for image resolution and frame rate are.

    Recording? It’s that easy!

    VGA Grid also allows you to acquire video from several sources, create a channel coalescing them, and then save and record this channel’s video in real time as a single video stream video file. We offer a 2TB Hard Disk Drive in the standard VGA Grid configuration, but this can be extended upon request by adding one or more 2TB Hard Disk Drives to the configuration. This functionality will ensure that continuous live video recording lasts for months and even more.

    VGA2Grid Sample Application - 3 window sign language assisted presentation

    VGA2Grid multi window sign language

    VGAGrid can be used in an application to broadcast and/or record a presentation with 4 channels. Channel 1: Presentation slides, Channel 2: the video of the speaker, Channel 3: the video of sign language using a document camera or other source, Channel 4: a branding logo in a fourth. The sample image above shows a VGA Grid output channel displaying all 4 input channels

    More Information

    Live Demo - See the VGA Grid in action. Enter username admin and leave password blank, if requested.

    Case Studies - See how Epiphan Systems VGA Grid is used for video and image capture by users all over the world.

    Customize - Estimate the cost of your custom VGA Grid solution.

    1Requires HDMI to DVI adapter cable. HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source, but can record analog audio source.

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    VGA/DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI/HDMI Broadcaster/Streamer
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    VGA/DVI/HDMI Recorders Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI/HDMI Recorder
    Selection Guide

    VGADVI Recorder Pro
    • Capture, Record, Stream audio with HD + SD or HD + HD
    • Up to 2048x2048, high FPS
    • Compact or Rackmount systems
    • Records to internal storage (500G-2TB)
    • Options for removable internal drives, external drive
    VGADVI Recorder Pro
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
    • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
    • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
    • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
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    VGADVI Recorder Pro HD | Recording | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/recording/vgadvi-recorder-pro-hd/ Epiphan VGADVI Recorder Pro™ provides a simple, innovative means for users to simultaneously record up to two VGA, DVI, HDMI1, composite or s-video sources and an audio source into a single .avi or .mov file.

    VGADVI Recorder Pro

    VGADVI Recorder Pro comes in both compact and rackmount form factors. Depending on its configuration, VGADVI Recorder Pro can capture video signals at resolutions up to 2048×2048 and combine the VGA/DVI/HDMI video signal with analog video and audio sources. VGADVI Recorder Pro records all three signal sources at the same time.

    VGADVI Recorder Pro is invaluable for recording presentations, conferences, training sessions and user interaction with computers and other VGA/DVI/HDMI video devices, use-ability testing, and for general monitoring and surveillance purposes.

    Compact Server or Rackmount Form Factor

    VGADVI Recorder Pro may be ordered in a compact server or 4U rackmount form factor, depending on the requirements of your installation.

    Compact Server and 4U Rackmount Cases

    Capture Multiple Video Channels at up to 2048×2048

    VGADVI Recorder Pro can capture up to two video sources in resolutions up to 2048×2048 (2560×1600 in widescreen mode) from a VGA/DVI/HDMI1 display or camera, in parallel with an analog S-Video/Composite (PAL, NTSC) SD video source channel and a stereo/mono audio source, depending on model. Different models of the VGADVI Recorder Pro allow you to buy a professional high resolution video recording device tailored exactly to your needs.

    VGADVI Recorder recording and streaming HD + SD video source

    Encode

    VGADVI Recorder Pro encodes the input channels into a choice of standard formats:

    Flash (H.264), ASF (MPEG4), ASF (H.264), RTP (MPEG-4), RTP (H.264), MJPEG

    Stream

    VGADVI Recorder Pro streams the input channels as a single stream or two independent streams up to 80 FPS. Standard browsers and media players view the stream(s) via a URL over choice of:

    HTTP, RTP over RTSP, UDP, HTTP

    Administrators can custom brand the output stream layout, picture with picture arrangement, time stamping, copyright, and other branding.

    Stream

    iOS Support

    VGADVI Recorder Pro supports a secondary native live stream to Apple iOS devices such as iPad, iPhone, and iTouch. Having an independent iOS stream means more flexibility for the end user. VGADVI Recorder Pro can also be configured using mobile devices' standard browser.

    iOS Support

    Record to Publish and Replay

    VGADVI Recorder Pro records the input channel streams to its internal storage (up to 2TB), network storage, internal FTP server, external FTP site, and/or local external storage devices. Media files can be viewed by standard media players, browsers and processed with standard multimedia editing tools.

    Record to Publish and Replay

    VGADVI Recorder Pro File Storage Features

    Web Interface Access
    VGADVI Recorder Pro's recordings can be accessed instantly via an intuitive password-protected web interface by entering the VGADVI Recorder Pro's address in any web browser.

    Automated Network Storage
    VGADVI Recorder Pro can be configured to automatically copy recordings to a network storage location using a choice of FTP, CIFS or RSYNC. This feature facilitates integration with content management and publication systems.
    Automatic Local Storage Copy
    VGADVI Recorder Pro will automatically copy the most recent recordings to a USB Storage Key or external hard drive, useful when creating backups, for easy content distribution, and does not require a network connection.
    Built in FTP Server
    VGADVI Recorder Pro has a built in FTP server for integration with content management systems that simply need to connect via FTP to ingest the recorded content

    VGADVI Recorder Pro Models

    VGADVI Recorder Pro is sold in a variety of models to suit your needs. You are able to select the model at the checkout.

    Model Comp
    1HD
    Comp
    1HD 1SD
    RM
    1HD-DL 1SD
    RM
    1HD-DL 1HD
    RM
    2HD-DL
    Base Price (US$) $4995 $6195 $8000 $8995 $9995
    Form Factor Compact Server Rackmount
    HD inputs 1 1 1
    HD-DL inputs 1 1 2
    SD inputs 1 1
    Audio Input 1 1 1 1 1
    Storage (HDD) 500GB 1TB 2TB 2TB 2TB
    Capture Rate up to 80 fps up to 80 fps up to 80 fps up to 80 fps up to 80 fps

    Record and Stream as 1 Channel or Independent Channels

    Multi-Source Picture with Picture Video Matrix / Multiplexing Features  VGADVI Recorder Pro can be configured to synchronize and record video sources as a single video channel or maintain the two video sources as a multi-track video channel.

    Multi-Source Picture

    File Management Dashboard

    VGADVI Recorder Pro has a web-based file manager to view recorded files as shown below. Each file has a name and start time, end time and duration fields. Files are grouped by date and segmented by contiguous recording timelines. You can change file names, upload one, multiple or all files, delete one, multiple of all files.

    Lecture Recorder x2 file administration

    More Information

    Specifications Technical specifications and performance parameters
    Compare Recorders Compare Epiphan Recorder Products
    FAQ Look through the most asked questions about VGADVI Recorder Pro.
    Documentation VGADVI Recorder Pro Product Documentation (coming soon)

    Related Products and Alternatives

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    VGA/DVI/HDMI Recorders Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI/HDMI Recorder
    Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI/HDMI Broadcaster/Streamer
    Selection Guide

    VGADVI Recorder
    • Capture, Record, Stream from any display and/or camera source
    • HD Channel (VGA/DVI/HDMI) + SD Channel + Audio
    • Up to 1920x1200
    • 1080p @ 30FPS
    • 32GB local storage
    • Auto push to FTP, CIFS, RSYNC
    VGADVI Recorder
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    • Ground loop isolator with High Quality active VGA splitter
    • Connects existing VGA, amplifies the signal, generates a clean isolated VGA output
    • Output Ground Loop Isolated port and fault-tolerant pass through port
    • 1GHz Signal Bandwidth
    VGA Splitter Ground Loop Isolator
    VGA Grid
    • Record/Stream multiple A-V inputs (VGA/DVI/HDMI, composite, s-video and audio)
    • Mix inputs into various channels to be recorded and/or streamed
    • Ideal for control room logging, training, signage and simulation systems
    VGA Grid
    Lecture Recorder x2
    • Capture, Stream, Record presentations, events and lectures for education, training and marketing
    • HD Channel (VGA/DVI/HDMI) + SD Channel + Audio
    • up to 1920x1200
    • 1080p @ 30FPS
    • 16G local storage
    • auto push to FTP, CIFS, RSYNC
    Lecture Recorder x2

    1HDMI support limited to non copy protected content, and does not include digital audio source, but can record analog audio source

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    DVI Broadcaster DL | Broadcasting | Products http://www.epiphan.com/products/broadcasting/dvi-broadcaster-dl/ DVI Broadcaster DL is an integrated hardware appliance for streaming and/or recording the DVI or DVI-Dual Link (DVI-DL) monitor output in high speed and high precision military, air traffic control, medical and industrial applications.

    DVI Broadaster DL captures video from DVI or HDMI sources and syncs them with a stereo/mono audio source

    DVI Broadcaster DL is a compact external device that captures DVI or HDMI video signals in resolutions up to 2048x2048 or 2560x1600 for widescreen applications. DVI Broadcaster DL then streams the captured content in formats which can be viewed with standard internet browsers and media players. The streaming content can also be recorded to internal storage and network storage.

    High Resolution Video Capture

    DVI Broadaster DL captures video from DVI, DVI-Dual link or HDMI sources at up to 2048x2048 resolution without a loss in picture quality and syncs them with a stereo/mono audio source.

     

    DVI Broadaster DL captures video from DVI, DVI Dual Link or HDMI sources and syncs them with a stereo/mono audio source

    Encode

    DVI Broadcaster DL encodes the input channels into a choice of standard formats:

    Video Formats

    Stream

    DVI Broadcaster DL streams the input channel from 10 to 30 FPS, depending on resolution. Standard browsers and media players view the stream(s) via a URL over choice of:

    HTTP, RTP over RTSP, UDP, HTTP

    Administrators can setup time stamping, copyright, and other branding from the web-based control panel.

    Stream

    Record to Publish and Replay

    DVI Broadcaster DL records the input channel stream to internal storage, network storage, internal FTP server, external FTP site and/or local USB storage key. Media files can be viewed by standard media players, browsers and processed with standard multi media editing tools.

    Record to Publish and Replay

    DVI Broadcaster DL Key Features

    Form Factor - Compact, Stand-Alone Appliance

    • Portable hardware appliance for recording and streaming video from RADAR displays, high resolution cameras, industrial, scientific and medical equipment,
    • Non-Intrusive – Simply Plug and Play video source – Secure – no software or networking to install on presentation sources.– OS and CPU agnostic – No 3rd party hosting required, no maintenance fees
    • Power over Ethernet – low power and heat, no power supply needed at location of installation
    • No fans, no noise – reduces power, devices and clutter
    • HTTP and RS-232 API for integration with other systems

    Capture

    • Simultaneously captures from one video and one audio source.
      • Video source: DVI/HDMI display or camera source, up to 2048 x 2048 (2560 x 1600 in widescreen)
        • Thunderbolt, DisplayPort, and DisplayPort Mini can be used for video source with 3rd party adapters.
      • Audio source: 3.5mm line/mic., stereo/mono

    Encodes

    • Multiple standard formats (e.g. H.264, MPEG4, MJPEG)
    • HD1080p at 30 FPS
    • 2048 x 2048 at 15 FPS

    Stream

    • Inter-operates with standard internet browsers and media players with multiple video encoding and streaming standards 
      • Flash (H.264), ASF (MPEG4), ASF (H.264), RTP (MPEG-4), RTP(H.264) and MJPEG
    • Can be grabbed with 3rd party software

    Record

    • Internal/External Storage
      • 4GB internal video recording solid state buffer storage (no moving parts, no fans )
      • Auto-push of multi-media video recordings to FTP site, CIFS, RSYNC network storage, or USB local storage device
    • Multiple start-stop recording controls and peripherals

    Layouts

    • Broad support for multiple display source resolutions and frame scaling.
    • Timestamp available

    DVI Broadcaster DL Appliance Form Factor and Connectors

    DVI Broadcaster DL is a compact portable streaming solution that measures 7.95"×4.13"×1.38" 202×105×35mm.

    DVI Broadcaster DLbroadcast presentationbroadcast live

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    DVI/HDMI Broadcasters Selection Guide
    VGA/DVI Broadcaster/Streamer Selection Guide

    VGA Broadcaster Lite - An appliance that captures VGA, DVI/HDMI video and audio signals, encodes on-the-fly to standard protocols such as H.264, MPEG 4, MJPEG and streams over the Internet via HTTP using standard browsers and viewers. VGA Broadcaster Lite is ideal for WAN and LAN applications as an alternative approach to streaming uncompressed display signals over Ethernet networks. VGA Broadcaster Lite
    VGA Recorder Lite - An appliance that captures VGA, DVI/HDMI video and audio signals, encodes on the fly to standard protocols such as H.264, MPEG 4, MJPEG and records the output to local storage, accessible via http with built in webserver, FTP, and automatic copy features. Compressing and encoding the on the fly saves time in pre-production of videos. VGA Recorder Lite

    More Information

    FAQ  - Look through the most asked questions about the DVI Broadcaster DL.
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    Epiphan Announces HDMI audio, 60 FPS support for DVI2USB 3.0 | 03-18 | 2014 | News http://www.epiphan.com/company/news/2014/03-18/epiphan-announces-hdmi-audio-60-fps-support-for-dvi2usb-3-0/ Epiphan Systems has announced that DVI2USB 3.0, the most versatile frame grabber in its product line, now captures Full HD video at 60 frames per second (FPS) and supports simultaneous capture of embedded HDMI audio. This brings performance which is typically only available using internal capture cards in dedicated systems to the much more convenient and versatile world of external frame grabbers.

    DVI2USB 3.0 is a versatile, high performance frame grabber that performs lossless capture of Full HD video (1920×1200/1920×1080) from HDMI, DVI, or VGA over a USB 3.0 interface. Regardless of whether the source signal is from a video camera, computer display, iPad/tablet, conferencing system, or industrial/medical instrumentation, the DVI2USB 3.0 can capture it for recording or streaming using virtually any computer or laptop.

    DVI2USB 3.0 works seamlessly with 3rd party applications such as Windows Media Encoder, Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder or VLC. Using these and other popular applications customers can select a YUV 4:2:0 color format to enable capture of Full HD video at 60 FPS. RGB to YUV color format conversion including Chroma‐subsampling is performed in the DVI2USB 3.0 hardware to ensure maximum performance and quality. Audio captured from HDMI signals remains digitally encoded and kept in perfect synchronization with the accompanying HDMI video, taking full advantage of the inherent noise immunity of digital signals and eliminating any introduction of lip synch issues in the capture process.

    By adding support for 60 FPS Full HD video capture and dual‐channel/stereo HDMI audio, DVI2USB 3.0, the benchmark capture device for professional, industrial, and precision video solutions, is capable of meeting the requirements for even the most demanding applications. Capturing video at 60 FPS and simultaneously capturing the accompanying digital audio ensures that your captured data is as life like as the original signal. “For cameras and computer displays 1080p is now the resolution of choice ‐ that’s Full HD at 60 frames per second. Capturing at 60 FPS, DVI2USB 3.0 is performing frame‐by‐frame capture of a 1080p signal resulting in captured video which is every bit as smooth and fluid as the original source. This level of quality can be critical for certain applications such as medicine, aerospace, and forensic evidence capture, but the benefits of capturing video content in its highest possible quality are realized in nearly every application from security to education”, says David Kirk, Director of Product Management.

     

    About Epiphan Systems

    Epiphan Systems Inc.(“Epiphan”) develops, markets, sells and supports an innovative line of hardware, software, and cloud based audio‐video solutions to capture, synchronize, encode, record, stream and process multiple types of audio video events and transactions.

    Epiphan solutions are used in a wide range of applications such as audio‐video collaboration, education, professional audio‐visual events, training, simulation, medical imaging, computing, industrial control rooms, security, and transportation applications, where capturing, processing, recording, sharing and replay of multiple high resolution audio video sources are critical to effective communication.

    Incorporated in 2003, Epiphan is a private company based in Palo Alto, California, USA and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with regional offices and a network of authorized channel partners and OEMs throughout the world. For new partners interested in representing Epiphan DVI2USB 3.0 or other Epiphan solutions, please send your inquires to info@epiphan.com.

     

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    Epiphan to showcase the latest AV Capture, Streaming, and Recording Appliances and Solutions at Integrated Systems Europe 2014 on February 4-6 in Amsterdam | 01-27 | 2014 | News http://www.epiphan.com/company/news/2014/01-27/epiphan-to-showcase-the-latest-av-capture-streaming-and-recording-appliances-and-solutions-at-integrated-systems-europe-2014-on-february-4-6-in-amsterdam/ Epiphan @ ISE 2014

    Come by booth 12-B95 and leave your business card for a chance to win a DVI2USB 3.0!

    Epiphan Systems will be kicking off its 2014 trade show and event calendar by demonstrating the latest AV capture, streaming, and recording appliances and Solutions at Integrated Systems Europe 2014 at the Amsterdam RAI in the Netherlands.

    Highlights of the Epiphan Systems stand include:

    • DVI2USB 3.0 - a versatile, high performance frame grabber that performs lossless capture of HD video (1920×1200/1920×1080) from HDMI, DVI, or VGA at 60 frames per second over USB 3.0. HDMI audio support and interoperability with conferencing systems and 3rd party recording/streaming software enables any tablet, display, or camera to be recorded and shared.
    • VGA Grid – a rugged system to capture, synchronize, record and stream multiple high definition video from computer displays, cameras, instrumentation, and industrial equipment. Highly scalable architecture sup­porting many simultaneous HD video sources, with multiple output layout streams. Centralized management and recording of remote sources along with flexible multi-view capabilities make it ideal for capture of many remote displays and cameras.
    • VGADVI Broadcaster – Reliable solution for capturing and streaming H.264 Full HD video over IP networks or CDNs. Built-in picture-in-picture and branding features enhance streaming of live events and digital signage applications.
    • A preview of the new 3.11 firmware release features for recording and streaming systems and applications.
    • Demonstrations of solutions for communications and collaboration in meeting rooms, event rooms, control rooms and classrooms, manufacturing plants and medical rooms.
    • A preview of new SDI capture devices, appliances and systems to be released in 2014.

    We will also be previewing and showcasing other new products to be released in 2014.

    If you would like to book a meeting with an Epiphan representative from the 4th through 6th to discuss products, solutions or business opportunities please contact info@epiphan.com.

    For your complimentary pass please use VIP code 249071 to pre-register online at www.iseurope.org.

    Be sure to come by our booth 12-B95 in the Unified Communications Pavilion to see a demo of our products and, submit your business card for a DVI2USB 3.0 draw.

     

    About Epiphan Systems Inc.

    Epiphan Systems Inc. (“Epiphan”) develops, markets, sells and supports an innovative line of hardware, software, and cloud based audio-video solutions to capture, synchronize, encode, record, stream and process multiple types of audio video events and transactions.

    Epiphan solutions are used in a wide range of applications such as audio-video collaboration, education, professional audio-visual events, training, simulation, medical imaging, computing, industrial control rooms, security, and transportation applications, where capturing, processing, recording, sharing and replay of multiple high resolution audio video sources are critical to effective communication.

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