APAS Real Cap for Windows Manual
Capturing a video sequence utilizing the full speed provided with today's video standard (50Hz in Pal and 60Hz in NTSC) it is normally required to use special VCR equipment with field by field stepping capabilities. Using RealCap it is possible to capture video sequences from a VCR or camcorder directly to the computer hard drive without special requirement of expensive VCR equipment.
RealCap (Real time capturing) uses a new and improved technology to provide real-time video capturing with the PC. The software and the associated hardware removes the use of expensive VCR equipment using advanced field by field stepping. This allows 60hz video capturing from any video camera, and allows capturing in any speed when high speed cameras are used in conjunction with compatible VCR. As long as any high speed camera enable to store data in NTSC or PAL, the RealCap is compatible. RealCap is an easy to use module that can make use of external computer controlled VCR equipment synchronizing the video capturing process.
To enable synchronization between different views and to minimize the disk usage it is possible to trim the captured video sequence.