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  • theurbanreporter
    I believe that answer to be yes.
    Message 1 of 13 , Aug 15, 2011
      I believe that answer to be yes.

      --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@...> wrote:
      >
      > hi all
      >
      > quick question. Someone wants to record video directly from camera into
      > iMovie. I know you can do this via built in camera, I'm pretty sure you can
      > do this via FireWire (but there seem to be no low end camera's that come
      > with firewire anymore), can you capture directly (live) via USB 2 into
      > iMovie? Have had a look around but have failed to find a reliable answer...
      >
      > help and collective wisdom appreciated.
      >
      > an appropriate closing
      > Adrian Miles
      > about.me/vogmae
      >
      >
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      >
    • Adrian Miles
      thank you :-) ... an appropriate closing Adrian Miles about.me/vogmae [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      Message 2 of 13 , Aug 15, 2011
        thank you :-)

        On 16 August 2011 07:21, theurbanreporter <amani_c@...> wrote:

        > I believe that answer to be yes.
        >

        an appropriate closing
        Adrian Miles
        about.me/vogmae


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      • Joly MacFie
        Belief is a wonderful thing. However I am yet to find a single camera that streams via USB. I d love to find one. j ... -- ... Joly MacFie 218 565 9365
        Message 3 of 13 , Aug 15, 2011
          Belief is a wonderful thing.

          However I am yet to find a single camera that streams via USB. I'd love to
          find one.

          j'



          On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 8:36 PM, Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@...>wrote:

          > thank you :-)
          >
          > On 16 August 2011 07:21, theurbanreporter <amani_c@...> wrote:
          >
          > > I believe that answer to be yes.
          > >
          >
          > an appropriate closing
          > Adrian Miles
          > about.me/vogmae
          >
          >
          > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
          >
          >
          >
          > ------------------------------------
          >
          > Yahoo! Groups Links
          >
          >
          >
          >


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        • Joly MacFie
          I will qualify that: *except for bona fide webcams. j ... -- ... Joly MacFie 218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast WWWhatsup NYC - http://wwwhatsup.com
          Message 4 of 13 , Aug 15, 2011
            I will qualify that: *except for bona fide webcams.

            j

            On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 11:36 PM, Joly MacFie <joly@...> wrote:

            > Belief is a wonderful thing.
            >
            > However I am yet to find a single camera that streams via USB.* I'd love to
            > find one.
            >
            > j'
            >
            >
            >
            > On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 8:36 PM, Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@...>wrote:
            >
            >> thank you :-)
            >>
            >> On 16 August 2011 07:21, theurbanreporter <amani_c@...> wrote:
            >>
            >> > I believe that answer to be yes.
            >> >
            >>
            >> an appropriate closing
            >> Adrian Miles
            >> about.me/vogmae
            >>
            >>
            >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
            >>
            >>
            >>
            >> ------------------------------------
            >>
            >> Yahoo! Groups Links
            >>
            >>
            >>
            >>
            >
            >
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          • theurbanreporter
            To confirm. I just spoke to my partner Chip Dizard who just bought an HD USB webcam. This video is unlisted but hopefully you ll believe me now :)
            Message 5 of 13 , Aug 16, 2011
              To confirm. I just spoke to my partner Chip Dizard who just bought an HD USB webcam.

              This video is unlisted but hopefully you'll believe me now :)

              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQKjdKQVlEg

              Amani Channel
              http:www.webvideochefs.com



              --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Joly MacFie <joly@...> wrote:
              >
              > I will qualify that: *except for bona fide webcams.
              >
              > j
              >
              > On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 11:36 PM, Joly MacFie <joly@...> wrote:
              >
              > > Belief is a wonderful thing.
              > >
              > > However I am yet to find a single camera that streams via USB.* I'd love to
              > > find one.
              > >
              > > j'
              > >
              > >
              > >
              > > On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 8:36 PM, Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@...>wrote:
              > >
              > >> thank you :-)
              > >>
              > >> On 16 August 2011 07:21, theurbanreporter <amani_c@...> wrote:
              > >>
              > >> > I believe that answer to be yes.
              > >> >
              > >>
              > >> an appropriate closing
              > >> Adrian Miles
              > >> about.me/vogmae
              > >>
              > >>
              > >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
              > >>
              > >>
              > >>
              > >> ------------------------------------
              > >>
              > >> Yahoo! Groups Links
              > >>
              > >>
              > >>
              > >>
              > >
              > >
              > > --
              > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
              > > Joly MacFie 218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
              > > WWWhatsup NYC - http://wwwhatsup.com
              > > http://pinstand.com - http://punkcast.com
              > > VP (Admin) - ISOC-NY - http://isoc-ny.org
              > > --------------------------------------------------------------
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              > >
              >
              >
              >
              > --
              > ---------------------------------------------------------------
              > Joly MacFie 218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
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            • theurbanreporter
              BTW When you say stream do want to live stream your web cam or just use it as a external video cam? ac
              Message 6 of 13 , Aug 16, 2011
                BTW When you say stream do want to live stream your web cam or just use it as a external video cam?

                ac

                --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "theurbanreporter" <amani_c@...> wrote:
                >
                > To confirm. I just spoke to my partner Chip Dizard who just bought an HD USB webcam.
                >
                > This video is unlisted but hopefully you'll believe me now :)
                >
                > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQKjdKQVlEg
                >
                > Amani Channel
                > http:www.webvideochefs.com
                >
                >
                >
                > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Joly MacFie <joly@> wrote:
                > >
                > > I will qualify that: *except for bona fide webcams.
                > >
                > > j
                > >
                > > On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 11:36 PM, Joly MacFie <joly@> wrote:
                > >
                > > > Belief is a wonderful thing.
                > > >
                > > > However I am yet to find a single camera that streams via USB.* I'd love to
                > > > find one.
                > > >
                > > > j'
                > > >
                > > >
                > > >
                > > > On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 8:36 PM, Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@>wrote:
                > > >
                > > >> thank you :-)
                > > >>
                > > >> On 16 August 2011 07:21, theurbanreporter <amani_c@> wrote:
                > > >>
                > > >> > I believe that answer to be yes.
                > > >> >
                > > >>
                > > >> an appropriate closing
                > > >> Adrian Miles
                > > >> about.me/vogmae
                > > >>
                > > >>
                > > >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                > > >>
                > > >>
                > > >>
                > > >> ------------------------------------
                > > >>
                > > >> Yahoo! Groups Links
                > > >>
                > > >>
                > > >>
                > > >>
                > > >
                > > >
                > > > --
                > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
                > > > Joly MacFie 218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
                > > > WWWhatsup NYC - http://wwwhatsup.com
                > > > http://pinstand.com - http://punkcast.com
                > > > VP (Admin) - ISOC-NY - http://isoc-ny.org
                > > > --------------------------------------------------------------
                > > > -
                > > >
                > >
                > >
                > >
                > > --
                > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
                > > Joly MacFie 218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
                > > WWWhatsup NYC - http://wwwhatsup.com
                > > http://pinstand.com - http://punkcast.com
                > > VP (Admin) - ISOC-NY - http://isoc-ny.org
                > > --------------------------------------------------------------
                > > -
                > >
                > >
                > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                > >
                >
              • Joly MacFie
                As I say, except for bonafide webcams. Video camcorders are something else. j ... -- ... Joly MacFie 218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast WWWhatsup NYC -
                Message 7 of 13 , Aug 16, 2011
                  As I say, except for bonafide webcams.

                  Video camcorders are something else.

                  j

                  On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 2:22 PM, theurbanreporter <amani_c@...> wrote:

                  > To confirm. I just spoke to my partner Chip Dizard who just bought an HD
                  > USB webcam.
                  >
                  > This video is unlisted but hopefully you'll believe me now :)
                  >
                  > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQKjdKQVlEg
                  >
                  > Amani Channel
                  > http:www.webvideochefs.com
                  >
                  >
                  >
                  > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Joly MacFie <joly@...> wrote:
                  > >
                  > > I will qualify that: *except for bona fide webcams.
                  > >
                  > > j
                  > >
                  > > On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 11:36 PM, Joly MacFie <joly@...> wrote:
                  > >
                  > > > Belief is a wonderful thing.
                  > > >
                  > > > However I am yet to find a single camera that streams via USB.* I'd
                  > love to
                  > > > find one.
                  > > >
                  > > > j'
                  > > >
                  > > >
                  > > >
                  > > > On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 8:36 PM, Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@...>wrote:
                  > > >
                  > > >> thank you :-)
                  > > >>
                  > > >> On 16 August 2011 07:21, theurbanreporter <amani_c@...> wrote:
                  > > >>
                  > > >> > I believe that answer to be yes.
                  > > >> >
                  > > >>
                  > > >> an appropriate closing
                  > > >> Adrian Miles
                  > > >> about.me/vogmae
                  > > >>
                  > > >>
                  > > >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                  > > >>
                  > > >>
                  > > >>
                  > > >> ------------------------------------
                  > > >>
                  > > >> Yahoo! Groups Links
                  > > >>
                  > > >>
                  > > >>
                  > > >>
                  > > >
                  > > >
                  > > > --
                  > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
                  > > > Joly MacFie 218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
                  > > > WWWhatsup NYC - http://wwwhatsup.com
                  > > > http://pinstand.com - http://punkcast.com
                  > > > VP (Admin) - ISOC-NY - http://isoc-ny.org
                  > > > --------------------------------------------------------------
                  > > > -
                  > > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  > >
                  > > --
                  > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
                  > > Joly MacFie 218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
                  > > WWWhatsup NYC - http://wwwhatsup.com
                  > > http://pinstand.com - http://punkcast.com
                  > > VP (Admin) - ISOC-NY - http://isoc-ny.org
                  > > --------------------------------------------------------------
                  > > -
                  > >
                  > >
                  > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
                  > >
                  >
                  >
                  >
                  >
                  > ------------------------------------
                  >
                  > Yahoo! Groups Links
                  >
                  >
                  >
                  >


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                • Adrian Miles
                  external video camera that captures straight into iMovie. It is for the recording of circus performance auditions and they use it live in the performance
                  Message 8 of 13 , Aug 16, 2011
                    external video camera that captures straight into iMovie. It is for the
                    recording of circus performance auditions and they use it live in the
                    performance space, including for choreographing the entire show where they
                    move acts around in iMovie and see what happens.

                    On 17 August 2011 11:29, theurbanreporter <amani_c@...> wrote:

                    > BTW When you say stream do want to live stream your web cam or just use it
                    > as a external video cam?
                    >
                    >
                    an appropriate closing
                    Adrian Miles
                    about.me/vogmae


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                  • Jay dedman
                    ... I know iMovie06 would let you record from any video source. It can still be downloaded: http://goo.gl/ScbK Assume it d still work on the newer macs. I
                    Message 9 of 13 , Aug 17, 2011
                      > external video camera that captures straight into iMovie. It is for the
                      > recording of circus performance auditions and they use it live in the
                      > performance space, including for choreographing the entire show where they
                      > move acts around in iMovie and see what happens.

                      I know iMovie06 would let you record from any video source. It can
                      still be downloaded: http://goo.gl/ScbK
                      Assume it'd still work on the newer macs.
                      I loved the simple interface.

                      Jay
                    • Joly MacFie
                      Normally firewire in, though. That s the problem, many cameras/laptops today don t have that firewire port. And the usb webcams don t have viewfinders, zoom
                      Message 10 of 13 , Aug 17, 2011
                        Normally firewire in, though. That's the problem, many cameras/laptops today
                        don't have that firewire port. And the usb webcams don't have viewfinders,
                        zoom etc that one takes for granted on a regular camera - meanwhile, for
                        reasons I've never been able to fathom, camcorders just don't stream video
                        out via usb.

                        So, one can use a USB capture device, yes? However even that is fraught with
                        problems, for instance, say, the only USB device the latest version of
                        Livestream's Procaster client will recognize is the Black Magic Intensity,
                        which in turn will only work with USB 3.0 , which itself only is implemented
                        on a few not cheap laptops because it uses a different Intel chipset.

                        My own workarounds for live streaming have included mounting a separate
                        webcam on the top of the camcorder that I am taping on. My current set up
                        consists of feeding composite signals out of a couple of camcorders into a
                        $20 Radio Shack switcher and then an Avermedia
                        Gold<http://www.amazon.com/AVerMedia-MEZUSBGDR-DVD-EZMaker-Gold/dp/B000J5GZDC>USB
                        capture device. This works with an older version of Procaster, or
                        Flash
                        Media Encoder - and presumably would work for iMovie too.

                        j

                        On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 11:42 AM, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...> wrote:

                        > > external video camera that captures straight into iMovie. It is for the
                        > > recording of circus performance auditions and they use it live in the
                        > > performance space, including for choreographing the entire show where
                        > they
                        > > move acts around in iMovie and see what happens.
                        >
                        > I know iMovie06 would let you record from any video source. It can
                        > still be downloaded: http://goo.gl/ScbK
                        > Assume it'd still work on the newer macs.
                        > I loved the simple interface.
                        >
                        > Jay
                        >
                        >
                        > ------------------------------------
                        >
                        > Yahoo! Groups Links
                        >
                        >
                        >
                        >


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                      • Jay dedman
                        ... Holy shit. I guess I didnt think through all the different issues with each piece of hardware. I guess I would buy an older small camcorder that has the
                        Message 11 of 13 , Aug 17, 2011
                          > Normally firewire in, though. That's the problem, many cameras/laptops today
                          > don't have that firewire port. And the usb webcams don't have viewfinders,
                          > zoom etc that one takes for granted on a regular camera - meanwhile, for
                          > reasons I've never been able to fathom, camcorders just don't stream video
                          > out via usb.
                          > So, one can use a USB capture device, yes? However even that is fraught with
                          > problems, for instance, say, the only USB device the latest version of
                          > Livestream's Procaster client will recognize is the Black Magic Intensity,
                          > which in turn will only work with USB 3.0 , which itself only is implemented
                          > on a few not cheap laptops because it uses a different Intel chipset.

                          Holy shit. I guess I didnt think through all the different issues with
                          each piece of hardware. I guess I would buy an older small camcorder
                          that has the firewire port. I just bought an old mini-dv camcorder on
                          ebay for $99 (it went for $800 three years ago). Nows the time to
                          stock up on old quality hardware before they stop selling it and the
                          stuff gets too beat up.

                          Jay
                        • Joly MacFie
                          What I have just started using for this purpose is a Toshiba Camileo - there are two versions the H30 with 5x Zoom and the X100 with 10x Zoom. $135 - $155.
                          Message 12 of 13 , Aug 17, 2011
                            What I have just started using for this purpose is a Toshiba Camileo - there
                            are two versions the H30 with 5x Zoom and the X100 with 10x Zoom. $135 -
                            $155. Running on battery or mains power not only will they capture HD
                            (albeit in an a ridiculous x.264 in an avi wrapper format that has to be
                            converted to edit) onto SDHC but also they have composite 'tv out' - which I
                            feed into my cheap switcher. The downside being that, as soon as one plugs
                            in the tv, the viewfinder switches off so they only work for static shots,
                            but very handy..

                            j



                            On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 12:54 PM, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...> wrote:

                            > > Normally firewire in, though. That's the problem, many cameras/laptops
                            > today
                            > > don't have that firewire port. And the usb webcams don't have
                            > viewfinders,
                            > > zoom etc that one takes for granted on a regular camera - meanwhile, for
                            > > reasons I've never been able to fathom, camcorders just don't stream
                            > video
                            > > out via usb.
                            > > So, one can use a USB capture device, yes? However even that is fraught
                            > with
                            > > problems, for instance, say, the only USB device the latest version of
                            > > Livestream's Procaster client will recognize is the Black Magic
                            > Intensity,
                            > > which in turn will only work with USB 3.0 , which itself only is
                            > implemented
                            > > on a few not cheap laptops because it uses a different Intel chipset.
                            >
                            > Holy shit. I guess I didnt think through all the different issues with
                            > each piece of hardware. I guess I would buy an older small camcorder
                            > that has the firewire port. I just bought an old mini-dv camcorder on
                            > ebay for $99 (it went for $800 three years ago). Nows the time to
                            > stock up on old quality hardware before they stop selling it and the
                            > stuff gets too beat up.
                            >
                            > Jay
                            >
                            >
                            > ------------------------------------
                            >
                            > Yahoo! Groups Links
                            >
                            >
                            >
                            >


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