[AG-TECH] AG 3.0 beta 2 - Video Capture not working

Thomas D. Uram turam at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Apr 21 00:05:07 CDT 2006

Hi Nathan:

What you are hoping for is intended to be possible with AG3.  I have confirmed
this working with a Winnov videum card and with multiple USB and firewire
cameras, all at the same time (I have an iTuner Spectra, too; I'll have to try 

I'll try to
help you resolve the problem to ensure that AG3 will do what you're after.   A 

- Do you have VFW or WDM drivers installed for the card?
- Do the individual spectra capture devices appear in vic?  (Select Menu,
then the Device button)


On 4/20/06 11:39 PM, Nathan Gardiner wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am testing out the AG 3.0 beta 2 downloadable from the Access Grid 
> website. I am using Windows XP SP2 with a Spectra 8 4 port video capture 
> card.
> Currently in AG 2.4 I have to select each video feed when entering a 
> venue. What I was hoping to achieve and what I believe has been 
> accomplished in the new version was to get the video feeds from the 
> Spectra card to automatically detect each video feed and load up without 
> me having to manually select them. But it appears as though it is still 
> the same. I still have to manually select each video feed.
> I have noticed though in Manage My Node that the Spectra video feeds do 
> appear when I add a video producer. I select these individual video 
> feeds and save the settings.
> I thought the previous version being installed on the same pc may be the 
> cause of this problem, so I completed uninstalled everything and then 
> only reinstalled AG 3.0 beta 2 but still this problem appeared.
> Has anyone else had this problem? Can this problem be overcome?
> Many thanks,
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