Creative introduces the WebCam Plus

Creative introduces the WebCam PlusPosted: November 10th, 2000.

Creative Gives You A Clearer Picture,

Creative introduces the WebCam Plus delivering increasedquality image at the highest resolution.

Creative the worldwide leader in digital entertainment products for the personalcomputer and the Internet, announces the launch of it’s WebCam Plus, thelatest PC camera in it’s range. This product is available now at an estimatedstreet price of £49.00 incl. VAT.

This easy to use web camera allows you to e-mail video clips, videoconferencewith your friends and family and share images over the Internet. Deliveringincreased image quality and high resolution, the WebCam Plus features a trueVGA sensor with three times the resolution of standard (CIF) web cameras.

Creative’s WebCam Plus has a USB connection, allowing easyconnection to your PC and effortless uploading to web sites or emailattachments. It has a lens, which can be focused with a range of threeinches to infinity and is capable of capturing video from 30 frames persecond (at 160×120, 176×144, 320×240 and 352×288 resolution) to 15 framesper second (at 640×480 resolution). Capturing 16.7 million colours for livevideo, the WebCam Plus supports still image capture at all resolutionsresulting in crystal clear images.

“We are delighted to introduce the WebCam Plus as Creative’slatest addition to it’s award winning WebCam range”, commented Eoin Leyden,brand manager for video products from Creative Labs in Europe. “The WebCamPlus guarantees the best possible image quality for capturing video clips,videoconferencing and still images on a web camera. In order to ensure thebest possible experience for our customers and to enable them to get themaximum possible benefit we have included what we believe to be the mostcomprehensive software bundle we have ever released with a webcam product”,he added.

The WebCam Plus software bundle includes the followingsoftware titles:

  • Creative PhotoEditor is an image editing and enhancingapplication for anyone wanting to create impressive personal greetings andpresentations.
  • Video Blaster WebCam Monitor is a sophisticated motiondetector application that can take pictures when it detects a motion nearyour PC. It can also automatically download these to your web site.
  • Video Blaster WebCam Control is a powerful WebCamapplication allowing you to control and adjust your camera settings and sortyour images and video clips into an easy-to-use album.
  • Microsoft NetMeeting lets you communicate with voice andvideo, making videoconferencing easy.
  • MediaRing Talk is a next-generation Internet voicecommunication application that lets you make free PC-to-PC calls over theInternet.
  • Pixaround is a revolutionary software application forsplicing images together to form true 360=B0 virtual images, which, you canthen post on your web page or e-mail to friends.
  • The WebCam Plus also comes with a two-year warranty andlifetime technical support from Creative Labs Technical Support Services.

Please do not confuse this with the Webcam GO Plus. The maindifference between the Webcam GO plus and the Webcam plus is the option todetach the Webcam GO plus from the PC and use it as a digital camera. TheWebcam Go Plus is Creative Labs top range webcam shipping at £129 inc. VAT

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News page content input by Dominic Robinson, 2000.

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