Free credits licecam
As soon as I switched into Full Screen while taking to Brad Wilson there was a "You are now watching High Quality Video" overlay in the corner and everything just "got clear." So, Live Messenger is setup for 640x480 out of the box already.
Of course, it was clearer when I stopped moving, but still pretty good. Skype took up TWO of my FOUR cores and worked them to 100%. Note, these were all screenshots taken on Jeff's remote machine with video sent from my machine.Here's a 640x480 call in Full Screen mode in the current version of Windows Live Messenger. While the software vendors aren't officially ready for a true Hi-Def video call and it'll likely require Quad-Proc PCs on both sides, it's coming, and this is the camera to use. Related Links Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee.Until that day, I'll still be rocking DVD quality 480p video calls. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.I have been using a VX-7000 for the last year and it's a fine webcam. I just picked up a Life Cam Cinema HD on Interwebs for ~US. While I work for Microsoft, I don't know anyone in this group and in this instance, I'm just a dude with a credit card and a camera. People have said they feel like it's HD, even though it's not in this example. It's a 16:9 camera, and it has a nice wide field of view.
Any speculation here is mine and any mistakes are mine. I think it was the barrel-shape of the glass lens mounted on the base but I pictured this thing as huge. Notice you can see my closet in the picture at right. You can visit the Vimeo site directly and download the WMV if you want to get the REALLY high def file.For desktop use, place the Life Cam on a clear spot on your desk that's free of other objects, including cables.