IBM United States
Hardware Announcement 100-256
September 11, 2000

Options by IBM: IBM UltraPort Camera II

 ENUS100-256.PDF (17KB)

(Corrected on December 28, 2000) Removed Linux from the Software Requirements section.

At a Glance

The UltraPort Camera II features:

  • Up to 640 x 480 resolution of still images; up to 30 frames per second at 320 x 240 resolution (depending on application) of full-motion video
  • Powered from USB port; no external power source required
  • Includes innovative software applications, enhanced with exciting new software
  • Tripod to rest camera on desktop

For technical support:

Overview

The UltraPort™ Camera II is an integrated camera designed to work with your new ThinkPad® A, T, or X Series systems. It can swivel 180° to capture video/images in front of your ThinkPad.

The UltraPort Camera II connects easily to the UltraPort on top of the ThinkPad screen, or to a USB port with the USB converter and cable included with the camera.

The following innovative software applications1 are included with the UltraPort Camera II:

  • Video Phone — for video conferencing
  • HiScale Photo — for taking a still image, editing and managing it in its album
  • VideoMail — for sending video e-mail
  • VideoEdit — for editing AVI files
  • Watchdog — for monitoring your workspace when unattended
  • Face-it screen saver — face recognition screensaver

Year 2000: This product does not have date dependencies and is therefore Year 2000 ready.

Key Prerequisites

The UltraPort Camera II is supported on ThinkPad A, T, and X Series systems.

IBM List Price2: $99

Part Number: 04P6135

Planned Availability Date

September 12, 2000

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Warranty, service, and support for non-IBM products are provided directly to you by third parties, not IBM. IBM makes no representations or warranties regarding non-IBM products. For non-IBM software, applicable third-party software licenses may apply.
2
IBM price; does not include tax or shipping and is subject to change without notice. Reseller prices may vary.

Trademarks

 
UltraPort and SystemXtra are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
ThinkPad is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

IBM UltraPort Camera II (04P6135)

Technical Information

  • PC camera USB bus-powered digital video camera
  • Sensor 330,000-pixel (VGA) primary color CCD sensor
  • A/D conversion 10-bit ADC
  • Lens F2.3 / f = 4.62 mm, including IR-cut filter
  • Focus adjustable (manual), 2 inches to infinity
  • Field of view angle: diagonal 53.05°
  • User interface shutter button and timer function for still image capture
  • Camera adapter 13-pin docking connector (JST) with 1.5 meter USB cable
  • Image/Video Format
    • VGA 640 x 480 (24-bit)
    • SIF 320 x 240 (24-bit)
    • QSIF 160 x 120 (24-bit)
  • Image/Video Features
    • Image processing Gamma correction (fixed LUT) for CCD
    • Auto exposure control/back-light compensation
    • Auto white balance (auto/manual)
    • Contrast/brightness adjustment
    • Color correction
    • Image compression Selectable compression rate/image quality
    • Frame rate 30 fps in SIF mode (depending on application)
  • USB Features
    • USB core ASIC built-in USB core, comply with USB Specification 1.1
    • USB bandwidth occupancy auto-detect/adjust, from 256 KB/sec to 512 KB/sec
    • Stand-by < 80 mA
    • Active < 220 mA (Maximium peak: less than 300mA)
  • Mechanical Features
    • Attached on NB LCD panel; attached on top of LCD of ThinkPad® with UltraPort™ connector
    • Camera head rotation angle: -90° to 180°
    • Camera head latched position: 0°, 90°, 180°

Physical Specifications

  • Approximate height: 22 mm (0.87 in)
  • Approximate width: 145 mm (5.7 in)
  • Approximate depth: 20.5 mm (0.81 in)

Operating Environment

  • Temperature: 5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)
  • Relative humidity: 20% to 80%

Agency Approvals

  • FCC
  • CE
  • VCCI
  • UL
  • TUV/CB
  • SMA/C-Tick
  • BSMI

ENERGY STAR-Compliant: No

Hardware Requirements

The UltraPort Camera II is supported on the following IBM systems:

                       Machine
Description            Type                  Models
 
ThinkPad A Series      2628, 2629, 2633      All
ThinkPad T Series      2647, 2648            All
ThinkPad X Series      2660, 2661, 2662      All

Software Requirements

  • Windows™ 98 or Windows 2000
  • Windows Millennium

Compatibility: Some configurations may not be compatible.

Limitations: None

Planning Information

Cable Orders Required: No

Installation Time: Approximately 10 minutes

Packaging: One box

Shipment Group

  • UltraPort Camera II
  • CD for Drivers, Application, User's Guide
  • Publications
  • USB Cable
  • Interposer (one for A and T Series, one for X Series)
  • Adapter for USB Cable
  • Tripod
  • Device Connector Cover

Note: An Options by IBM Hardware Manual (S06J-0802, 10L9802) is available.

Security, Auditability, and Control

This product uses the security and auditability features of the system in which it is installed.

Terms and Conditions

Field-Installable                            Yes
Customer Setup                               Yes
Limited Warranty Period(3)                   1 Year
Service Type                                 CCE
Maintenance Agreement                        No
Optional Upgrade                             No
Central Facility                             No
  Maintenance Service
  (CFMS) Option
Licensed Programs                            Yes

All other terms and conditions are the same as those applicable to the IBM machine type in which the feature is installed.

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Information on and copies of IBM's statement of limited warranty can be obtained by calling the HelpCenter® at 800-772-2227, by contacting your reseller, or by accessing the online services listed in the Help and Service Information section.

Help and Service Information

During the warranty period, technical support can be obtained by accessing IBM's online services or calling the HelpCenter (800-772-2227), to answer questions regarding your new IBM option. Response time will vary depending on the number and nature of calls received. If you need warranty service, return or exchange is available. In addition, if your IBM option is installed in an IBM computer, you may be entitled to service at your location. Your technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative.

Accessing IBM Online Services

Prices

The prices provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

                                                  IBM
                                   Part           List
Description                        Number         Price(4)
 
UltraPort Camera II                04P6135        $99
4
IBM price; does not include tax or shipping and is subject to change without notice. Reseller prices may vary.

Trademarks

 
UltraPort is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
ThinkPad and HelpCenter are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.