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Wide FOV webcam / low-cost camera

Hi there,

I am looking for a webcam (or low-cost camera) with good lens (low-distortion) and wide filed of view (at least 75 degrees). A resolution of 640 x 480 is enough, although a bit higher would be better. Any suggestion?

Composite Video to MPG/WMV converter IC

I am looking for a chip / IC to get the composite (analog) video signal (NTSC/PAL) and produce a digital video format (MPG/WMV/etc.) with adjustable bitrate capability. Does anyone know such a chip available?

inexpensive motherboard for linux

Hi there!

Is there anybody who knows an inexpensive motherboard yet powerful enough to be able to run Linux OS? I have already dicovered RoBoard and Mini-ITX motherboards, but I am looking for something else if there is any!