updated 07:20 am EDT, Mon June 13, 2005
Astro IIDC 2.0 released
"ASC" has released , an update to its Mac OS X Astronomy, Microscopy and High Speed Scientific image acquisition software. Astro IIDC works with a wide variety of low- and high-end, color or monochrome, cameras and spports both 8- or 16-bit images and both FireWire 400/800 connectivity. It can record movies, grab frames, grab averaged frames, grab sums of frames, and offers extensive AltiVec optimization for realtime processing for flat field, dark frame, image alignment and stacking. The software also supports movie recording as fast as 240 frames per second. Astro IIDC runs on Mac OS X 10.2.x or later. It is available for $50 per license.