[AG-TECH] Wide-angle camera

Al Murray amurray at ufl.edu
Tue Jun 11 08:59:44 CDT 2002

Would you have a link to this Sony web site where you were able to
download this software?
      Al Murray
  Video Engineer
   Univ of Florida
Health Science Center

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov [mailto:owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov] On
Behalf Of George Estes
Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 9:25 AM
To: Osland, CD (Chris) ; Ag-Tech Mailing List (E-mail)
Subject: RE: [AG-TECH] Wide-angle camera

   We use four Sony EVI-D30 cameras, daisy chained with visca cables, 
controlled with one fairly easy to use software interface.  The software
a free download from the Sony web site.  As I remember, you can control 
six, or maybe eight, cameras daisy chained together.


At 10:25 AM 6/11/2002 +0100, Osland, CD (Chris) wrote:
>Definitely a good idea, IMHO.  I'm thinking of putting a couple of
>fixed (no remote pan, tilt, focus, zoom) cameras with wide angle
>lens (nearly fish-eye) at each end of our room.  The one above the
>videowall will show the whole audience, so node ops can arrange
>closer-up views in correct order and see the overall picture if
>required.  The one behind the audience will give an overall view
>of what's on our videowall - this has been invaluable in many
>situations, not least with shared visualizations (Iris Explorer,
>etc..) when VNC gets you a high quality picture there slowly and
>video gets you a lower quality picture there almost immediately.
>My reason for thinking of fixed cameras is that it's already a
>pain having 4 remote-controlled cameras on 3 channels - having 6
>on 3 channels would be even worse.  I'm going to investigate
>CameraLink cameras in case they happen to solve the problem.
>Chris Osland
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Darin Oman [mailto:darin at ucar.edu]
>Sent: 10 June 2002 22:56
>To: ag-tech at accessgrid.org
>Subject: [AG-TECH] Wide-angle camera
>We are entertaining the idea of placing a camera, possibly with a
>wide-angle lens at the center of our AG room to get a nice, full view
>the audience. Does anybody have any experience and/or thoughts as far
>what type of camera we should purchase or even if this is a good idea?
>Darin Oman

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