updated 04:05 pm EDT, Tue September 7, 2004
Totem digitizing system
is a new cross-platform application that utilizes a PC and web-cam or video camera deliver an efficient system for conducting interviews and creating multimedia biographies. The software enables many people to share the same computer and record video, audio and image files directly to it. It offers a password-protected account to multiple users, allowing the system to be easily administrated. "Organizing collected information is simple. Once recorded, video, audio, image and files can be edited and described with keywords making them easy to search and sort. When it comes time to share, entire collections or individual files can be distributed along with Totem's free media player." The $60 application runs on Mac OS X 10.2 or later.