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Re: digitizing video images of plants
- To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com (Aquatic-Plants)
- Subject: Re: digitizing video images of plants
- From: "David W. Webb" <dwebb at ti_com>
- Date: Tue, 22 Jul 1997 11:18:50 -0500
- Conversation-Id: <BMSMTP86958813387a0206807 at dsks52_itg.ti.com>
>Date: Mon, 21 Jul 97 16:27:10 PST8
>From: spushak at CCGATE_HAC.COM
>I have a VHS camcorder and heard that it's possible to convert images
>into binary format for computers. Anybody know how that works? Also
>curious about how to convert regular photos to digital format. You
>know, the Krib could use a lot more nice pictures of many kinds of
>plants. I don't know if there's lots of room on the disk or not; Erik?
>Also, has anybody seen emersed Elodea? What does it look like?
I have a device that plugs in to your parallel port, called a Snappy.
Using it and the software supplied with it, you can get high-quality stills
from any video source. Snappy costs $200 just about everywhere I've seen,
although some places like CostCo might still have Snappy with the 1.0
software version for $125.
I have several shots of my tank captured with a snappy at:
David W. Webb Texas Instruments
(972) 575-3443 (voice) http://www.dallas.net/~dwebb
(214) 581-2380 (pager) 2145812380 at alphapage_airtouch.com