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Hercules Blog Webcam

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  • At last - a Webcam specifically designed for Bloggers!
 

Description

Designed with the web blogger in mind, this versatile web cam and its bespoke software gives you all you need to get the most out of your blogs, manage pictures and interact with your friends over the internet.

 

Technical specifications

Webcam Station Evolution Software:

  • Unique and exclusive Hercules software delivers everything you need to make an impact with your blogs and much more. There is noting like it on the market today.
  • Impressive Photo and Video Specs:
    • Photo capture up to 1.3 Mega pixels in interpolated mode
    • Video capture up to 640 x 480
  • Easy Transfer & Conversion: Just one click for automatic file conversion to iPod® video, PSPTM, Vlogs, Blogs, E-mails and PC files.
Blog Tools:
  • Burst Mode: Take up to 20 photos with 1 to 5 second intervals between each.
  • Automatic generation of GIF files made of up to 10 photos each in Burst Mode
  • Delay Mode: Set up time delays of up to 10 seconds between the click and the photo to be taken. Great if you want to be in the picture too!
  • Post a photo and a message at the same time onto your Blog
Zoom:
  • Digital x 3 (automatic or manual)
  • Travelling-ZoomTM function: You will always be in the frame with this unique function which tracks your face and even enlarges the field of view if there is more than one person with you. All completely automatic, you just need to be looking at the web cam.
Instant Messengers functions:
  • USB 2.0 = Fluid images at 30FPS
  • Integrated Microphone for a complete audio and video solution
  • Compatible with all instant Messenger systems (Skype, Yahoo, AOL, AIM, Windows MSN...). Windows Live TM Messenger included
High Performance Mechanics
  • Lateral rotation of 360°/ vertical rotation of 60° for an enlarged field of view
  • Designed following extensive research with Blog users
  • Universal screen clamping system (will fit screens up to 4cm thick).
  • 1.8m USB cable

 

 

Box contents

Hercules® Blog Webcam
Installation driver CD & Software
Manual

 

Minimum configuration

PC Pentium® IV or higher
USB 2.0 for optimized use or USB 1.1
Windows® XP service pack 2
Hardware Windows® Vista Ready

 

Software


Webcam Station Evolution : Travelling-Zoom

Webcam Station Evolution
 

Technology

Interpolated mode
Mode allowing the user to attain, via software, larger image resolutions by creating new pixels, the characteristics of which are based on those of neighboring pixels.
Blog
Contraction of "Web Log". A Blog is a website on which one or more persons can write articles or leave comments freely. It can be enhanced with photos.
Vlog
Contraction of "Video Blog". A Vlog is a Blog composed essentially of videos.
Burst mode
Mode allowing the user to take several photos in succession via a single touch of the shutter button.
Animated GIF
Animated image file format, commonly used on many websites, created via a succession of images in GIF format.
Self-timer mode
Mode allowing the user to delay, for a defined period, the taking of a photo after having pressed the shutter button.
Digital zoom
Zoom carried out via software thanks to a mathematical algorithm allowing for the "enlargement" of pixels.
Travelling-Zoom
Innovative technology allowing for zooming onto the face or faces of people facing the camera and following them around. This allows the user to always stay in the camera's frame during video conversations.
MegaPixel (MP)
Unit of measurement of the number of pixels displayed in a still image or one taken from a video sequence. 1 MP = 1 million pixels.
VGA resolution
Resolution of 640 pixels horizontally and 480 pixels vertically (640x480).
Fps (Frames per second)
Unit of measurement of the number of frames displayed per second in a video sequence. The higher this value, the more fluid the video will appear.
CMOS sensor
Electronic component allowing for the measurement of light intensity at a large number of points to generate a digital image of the scene. Moreover, CMOS technology carries out this task with low energy consumption.
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