Want to talk face-to-face with your relatives in Rhode Island while sitting in front or your computer in California? How about checking in on your kids at the daycare center from your laptop? Or does your business need a new way to market its products and services on the Web? You can do all these things-and many more-with a webcam.
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Digital video cameras, or webcams, have become an increasingly popular method of communicating across the Internet, and encompass a growing number of useful applications. Guide to Webcams is written as a definitive introduction to this exciting technology.
Like computers, webcams are simply tools, and this book will ensure you use the right tools for the job. You'll learn how to recognize the different types of cams and the merits of each. You'll also learn how to choose the best computer to run your webcam application, set up the necessary software, connect to the Internet, and even design your webcam web site. Guide to Webcams covers it all. There are also sections on:
Internet video conferencing
Setting up business web sites
About the Authors: Authors John Breeden and Jason Byrne have worked together as technology reviewers at Government Computer News, a publication owned by The Washington Post. Their writings have been published widely, and they have also appeared on radio and television programs covering various technology issues.