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The ViewCast Osprey 230 Analog Video Capture Card with SimulStreamDriver Enhancement Software is designed for streaming professionals. This PCI-X analog card is suitable for broadcast professionals and global OEM systems integrators. With its composite and S-Video inputs and professional balanced audio features, it’s the card of choice for high-quality, reliable video capture.
When used with the SimulStream driver enhancement software, this card lets you feed audio and video to multiple encoders at the same time. It also allows you to create multiple streams of the same type with completely independent settings for sizing, scaling, logos, and bit rate.
The Osprey 230 Video Capture Card works with popular video capture and encoding applications to provide maximum flexibility in meeting the requirements of your unique application. The Osprey card can be used in a variety of broadcast, commercial, and industrial applications.
With the SimulStream driver enhancement software, you can individually create, tailor, and optimize video for several applications and audiences – all at the same time – live. With the SimulStream software, the Osprey 230 Video Capture Card empowers you to deliver full-frame video to high-speed Internet users or smaller, lower-rate video to DSL and dial-up subscribers, as well as optimized video for several different mobile device standards – all while saving the same content to a storage device for post-processing and other Video on Demand (VOD) applications.
Osprey 230 Analog Video Capture Card
Low-profile form factor
Supports global analog standard-definition formats, including NTSC and PAL
Automatically detects and adapts on-the-fly when the input video format changes frommovie frame rates to television frame rates
Provides automatic optimization for changing motion content
Includes logo/bitmap overlay with transparency and positioning controls
Captures full-frame video at 30 frames per second providing full standard-definition resolution for maximum quality
Provides audio loop-back output
Drivers available for Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems
Applications: Broadcasters, enterprise, government, OEM systems integrators, webcasting, live streaming, podcasting, mobile TV, video on demand, and surveillance
64-bit PCI interface
32-bit/33 MHz PCI compatible
3.3 V PCI 2.3 compliant
Comes with a low-profile bracket
SimulStreamDriver Enhancement Software
Optimized live streams for a multiscreen delivery audience
Independent pre-processing of video for each stream
Enables multi-format, multi-bit rate, and multi-resolution streaming, all at the same time
Complete utilization of multi-core processors
Maximum solution density for streaming production
Reduced total hardware costs
Applications: Broadcasters, enterprise, government, OEM systems integrators, webcasting, live streaming, podcasting, mobile TV, video on demand, surveillance
In the Box
Osprey 230 Analog Video Capture Card with SimulStreamDriver Software
Low Profile Bracket
BNC to RCA Adapter
Driver and Documentation CD
Limited 2-Year Warranty on Hardware
Table of Contents
Microsoft DirectShow API Linux available from open source community
Osprey 230 Video Capture Card: Multi-core processors are recommended to run video applications SimulStream Driver Enhancement Software: Compatible Osprey video capture card Osprey driver 4.xx or higher Microsoft Windows operating system compatible with your driver version
Audio: 2 x RCA unbalanced stereo 2x XLR balanced stereo
Audio: 3.5 mm unbalanced stereo line
Closed-caption extraction/rendering Software-adjustable hardware audio gain control Logo/bitmap overlay Scaling, cropping, de-interlacing, and inverse telecine Loss of video automatic test pattern generation with text overlay