What to look for in a webcam?
Whether you are using your desktop or even your laptop, for purposes of either entertainment or business, there comes a time when you will need a webcam. Webcams have changed the way we interact with the world and with it comes different advantages that are applicable in different fields. These webcams can be used in different scenarios but it solely depends on the clarity of the image it is able to display.
There are a variety of manufacturers of webcams, all with different shapes/sizes and qualities. The different manufacturers bring in different variety of webcams causes people to be spoilt for choice but if looking to find a suitable webcam there are a few things to look at such as specifications of your computer/webcam and the room available to place your webcam (size).
When looking at the specs of your computer and the webcam, some webcams may not be compatible with your computer therefore will not be able to display the image or may display an unclear image. The size of the webcam also matters because you need to ensure that there is enough room in your working area to avoid calamities in your work zone.
Popular Webcams on the Web
Considering the factors above, here are a few of the most popular webcams on the web:
Logitech HD Pro C920
This 1080p HD webcam offers clear picture quality that enhances your time either video chatting, taking pictures and recording your videos. It is compatible with almost all of the PCs running on updated software. It maintains up to 30 frames per second when shooting videos and offers the quality of 15 megapixels.
The webcam also has autofocus and face tracking technology to make sure the person chatting with you is able to clearly view your face. The only problem with this is that the 1080p video chatting is only usable with Skype and not other applications and this limits users who may want to use the webcam’s 1080p in another application.
Genius WideCam F100
Genius webcam offers you HD picture quality to about 30 frames per second when shooting videos. The webcam comes with amazing software for you to operate the webcam with and do your video chatting with ease. It is compatible with many computers as long s the software is recent.
The only disadvantage is that when using the manual focus can cause a few problems but with experience, this should not be a problem.
HP HD 4310
Despite stiff competition from other webcams, this HP HD webcam stands out with its 1080p and Sensor to shoot your videos with frames of about 30 per second.
This webcam has flaws by lack of zoom and facial recognition but is worth a buy.
Word of Advice
Webcams are available from your software and computer hardware stores and with the above webcams in consideration, your pictures and videos should be better than before. Make sure you buy the right webcam from your store and never settle for anything less than the best.