Recording Video On-the-go Made Easy with New USB-C Video Capture Device from StarTech.com

Built-in UVC technology allows Mac and Windows users to capture video from an HDMI source without requiring drivers

Lockbourne, OH - July 5, 2018 - StarTech.com has announced the release of a new HDMI to USB-C Video Capture Device (UVCHDCAP) that enables users to record video and audio directly to their computer with maximized compatibility and mobility. This product is compatible with both Mac and Windows devices and features automatic installation thanks to the use of UVC: USB Video Class Technology. Its hassle-free, Plug and Play installation makes it perfect for office environments where employees work on both Mac and Windows based devices.

The device can be used to record meetings, presentations or conference calls to be uploaded or shared for future reference, with ease. Its compact size, lightweight and rugged design also make it ideal for education or healthcare professionals who require mobility and video capture in various locations. Video enthusiasts can use this device to record or live stream your 1080p content to any online video platform from a laptop or game console. It is also compatible with USB-A, USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 computers.

The HDMI to USB-C Video Capture device features USB Video Class (UVC) technology, which is a video capture standard that is natively supported by Mac, Windows® and Linux®. The use of UVC in this device provides users with the ability to work with their computer’s native video capture driver, removing the limitations of included software. Whether individuals prefer to use DirectShow applications on Windows or QuickTime on Mac, no additional drivers need to be installed for the device.

“This is an exciting capture device that supports USB Video Class making it a truly cross platform device,” says Tom Walsh, Senior Product Manager at StarTech.com. “It allows the user to use any UVC compatible capture software package or software required for the application. Another advantage is that this capture device is truly plug and play as no additional drivers are required. For computers in a transition phase with USB ports, the USB-C Video Capture Device includes a USB-C to USB-B, and USB-A to USB-B cable to provide you with a ready, out of box experience.”

Features of the HDMI to USB-C Video Capture Device include:

  • HDMI video recording to your USB-C™, USB-A or Thunderbolt™ 3 computer
  • USB Video Class (UVC) technology supported by Mac, Windows and Linux
  • Easy installation for a plug-and-play solution
  • 1080p video resolution at 60fps (frames per second)
  • Supported resolutions include 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600
  • Includes USB-C to USB-B, and USB-A to USB-B cables
  • Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

The new HDMI to USB-C Video Capture Device (UVCHDCAP) will be available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.

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