|Broadcast yourself in high-definition clarity with the Creative Labs Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam. Whether you're video blogging, teleconferencing, or catching up with friends, this slim and compact webcam offers true high-definition performance with full 720p video capture and an integrated noise-canceling microphone, so you will always look and sound your best. Its unique design features let you bring the lens closer to your eye level for face-to-face interactions, and its convenient one-touch features let you instantly upload to YouTube and Photobucket. |
| Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam features: |
- Full 720p high-definition video capture at 30 frames per second.
- 16:9 video aspect ratio for true widescreen recording.
- One-touch video and photo upload to Youtube and Photobucket.
- Integrated noise-canceling mic.
- Creative Live! Central 2 software suite for enhancing IM and webcam experiences.
Included software lets you add video and audio effects during online chats and video recordings. .
High-Definition Video and Noise Canceling Microphone
Take high-definition widescreen videos at 30 frames per second. .
The multi-attach base and 5.5-foot cord gives you placement flexibility. .
The Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam features a High Definition CMOS Image Sensor and fixed focus lens that takes true HD wide-screen videos--up to 1280 x 720 pixels--at up to 30 frames per second. This means that your webcam video will be optimized for true 16:9 wide-screen displays and will produce smooth video playback and uninterrupted chats. The highly receptive sensor will capture HD-quality images even under dim lighting. And you can also use the webcam to take vivid, sharp still images of up to 5.7 megapixels.
An integrated, noise-canceling mono microphone eliminates the need for a separate mic and removes annoying background noises from your broadcasts. This lets you talk naturally, with your voice coming through on the other end crisply and clearly.
Slim, Compact Design
The slim, compact design of the Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam allows you bring the lens closer to the level of your eyes for intimate, face-to-face communication. And thanks to its multi-attach base and 5.5-foot-long cord, you'll have the flexibility you need to position the lens exactly where you need it.
One-Touch Upload to YouTube and Photobucket
The Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam features one-touch uploading to YouTube and Photobucket. Take your video or still shots, and in minutes, you can be sharing them with the world. (One-touch uploading to additional social media sites will be available in downloadable software updates.)
Creative Live! Central 2 Suite of Enhanced Features
Included with the Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam is Creative Live! Central 2, a suite of enhanced features that add to your Instant Messaging (IM) and webcam experiences.
To enhance your IM, MediaShow lets you share photos and presentations as a slide show in the IM video window. Desktop Share lets you share any live content, including videos, photos, and documents, directly from your desktop through your regular IM application.
Spice up your video by adding multiple special effects as you record. Insert funny backgrounds and voice morphing or add hilarious commentary by drawing directly on your video screen with Live! Cam Doodling.
For parental peace of mind, Central 2 includes password-protected security control.
The Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam is compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, and Windows XP (Professional x64 Edition and XP with Service Pack 2); Mac OS X 10.5 or higher; and Linux Kernel 2.6. Use of Creative Live! Central 2 software suite requires Windows.
The Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam is backed by a one-year manufacturer's warranty.
What's in the Box
Creative Labs Live! Cam Socialize HD, multi-language quick start guide, and software installation CD.
Media Show lets you share photos and presentations as a slide show in an IM video window.
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|Perfect for ||Notebooks/Netbooks/Desktops ||Notebooks/Netbooks/Desktops ||Desktops ||Notebooks/Netbooks/Desktops |
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|Video Quality ||VGA |
(640 x 480)
(640 x 480)
(1280 x 960)
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(1280 x 720)
|Still Picture Quality ||800 x 600* ||1.3MP* ||5MP* ||3.6MP* (2560 x 1440*) |
|Maximum Frame Rate @ USB 2.0 ||800 x 600 @ 30fps* ||800 x 600 @ 30fps* ||640 x 480 @ 30fps ||1280 x 720 @ 30fps |
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|Snapshot Button || ||Snapshot / Live! Call ||Snapshot ||Snapshot / Live! Call |
|Parental Control ||via Software Download || || || |
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