[theora] HD webcam bitrate

Tom Sparks tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au
Tue Mar 8 14:41:42 PST 2011

--- On Wed, 9/3/11, Leo Izen <leo.izen at gmail.com> wrote:

From: Leo Izen <leo.izen at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [theora] HD webcam bitrate
To: "Theora" <theora at xiph.org>
Received: Wednesday, 9 March, 2011, 8:48 AM

>On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Jason Self <jason at bluehome.net> wrote:

>>Tom Sparks <tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au> wrote ..

>> I am looking at getting a HD webcam, I am wondering what is the bitrate of them?


>> Can they be used with a 12Mb/s USB ports?

> USB 2.0 (which came out YEARS ago and is supported on anything more 
> powerful that a toaster) supports USB at 480 Megabytes a second. That is
> WAAAY more that 12 Mbps. I even think USB 1.0 is faster than that.

I am looking at using gadgetPC ( http://www.bipom.com/products/us/2899678.html) for a remote (off-line) webcam and radio atmospheric (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio_atmospheric) recorder
>It depends on the camera, I suspect. Check the specs.
I have not looked deeply into the HD webcamera range

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