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Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Guest-16, 21 Sep 2009.

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  2. l3v1ck

    l3v1ck really joined on Dec 24th 2004.

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    Give it a few years to when external SSD prices come down, then I'll find USB3 very useful. Until then it's just a tick list feature for me.
     
  3. Arkanrais

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    I wonder how much that camera will retail for.. ( >$100 I'm guessing)
    I wouldn't mind having one of these hooked up with dorgem for a cheap HD motion sensor.
     
  4. Yoy0YO

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    This is great! I can now rant on Youtube like fifty million other users, but now you can see my face in.. full 1080p (or whatever youtube compresses it to)
     
  5. Dave Lister

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    Hate webcams ! your expected to talk to your family on msn or skype if you have one !
     
  6. Abhorsen

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    HD - "Amateur" Webcam porn will be the first to utilise it i reckon...
     
  7. logan'srun

    logan'srun following the footsteps of giants

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    you reckon? They will be the first.
     
  8. Arkanrais

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    if USB 3.0 has enough bandwidth to transfer 1080p to your PC, could it also be used to transmit it to a monitor (in a similar way to DisplayLink's USB-DVI converter)?
    Could be an interesting avenue for multi-screen on a laptop (quick, get your patent applications ready for a patent trollin' once there's a large market established on the tech).
     
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    It is the sound which is taking up all the bandwidth. The 1080p video shouldn't take up that much (Blu-Rays are 54Mbps for the 1080p video signal with lossy sound). HD sound is a huge bandwidth hog. The videos you take on that webcam will be huge in size.
     
  10. HourBeforeDawn

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    okay I have heard a few companies cancel their usb 3.0 spec boards ASUS being one of them so when is this tech roughly suppose to come out? any hard dates or is it still a quarter type release date and if so which quarter?
     
  11. Gareth Halfacree

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    Not quite - the video on Blu-ray is 54Mb/s *lossy compressed*. An uncompressed 1080p video stream is 3Gb/s - and that's assuming you're using 24-bit colour and not 48-bit colour.
     
  12. 1ad7

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    Wow this will do wonders for webcam porn. Some other ideas are Mp3 players, Id love to transfer 80gbs like that. Maybe someone will make a Mobile audio player that supports flac and has internals that are worthy of lossless. I would love to have lossless audio in my car :)
     
  13. Nature

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    I reckon he reckons...

    I hope whilst increasing the bandwidth, it will also supply enough power to support an external 3.5 hdd... like the 2.5 ones that need not a power cord and just use USB power...
     
  14. xprodancer

    xprodancer life is like a box of chocolates

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    sounds a great idea! i wonder what i could get up to with that cam! ;-) but more to the point we need motherboards that will start to support USB3 so we can move on now! its been a long time coming!!!!
     
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    I will certainly not buy addon cards for USB 3.0 connectivity. That's a waste of money. I will go USB 3.0 when I upgrade motherboard.
    But surely they will manufacture them.
     
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