Webcam from Fort William Scotland

The Ben Nevis Webcam is located at Tomacharich, Fort William. Camera Time is BST (GMT+1) in summer and GMT in winter. The camera viewing angle changes every 5 minutes, rotating through a selection of preset webcam views. The WebCam usually operates between dawn and dusk. Depending on you time of day and location you may not see the mountain live due to night-time darkness in the UK.

Ben Nevis Webcam provides a variety of interesting views of Ben Nevis North Face, Carn Mhor Dearg and Aonach Mor. Throughout the year it often provides spectacular views. In winter, it is an excellent resource for latest snow and ice conditions and a general indication of meteorological conditions. During periods of bad weather in the Ben Nevis area, you may only see a grey picture. Don’t worry – this is genuine and is a natural phenomena called Scotch Mist! Read the rest of this entry »

Face recognition login planned for Windows 8

The days of typing a password to access your computer could be over very shortly if plans by Microsoft come to fruition.

Leaked documents detailing possible features for Windows 8, suggest that Microsoft is looking at using a laptop or computer’s webcam and possibly software already used in its just announced Kinect for Xbox 360, to instantly recognise owners and let them in without questioning them further.

Claiming that camera integration in devices will be ubiquitous by 2012, Microsoft uses one of the slides of the vast document to detail a scenario whereby the PC would automatically detect when the user is sitting in front of the computer and log them in.

Another slide detailing supported tech includes a reference to the need to include a 2D webcam for “Face recognition-based login” and “voice control”.

Microsoft already offers a range of webcams for PC users, and hopes to propel image controlled gaming into the home with the launch of its Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 accessory in November later this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to Hellerup Yacht Club

Hellerup Sailing Club was founded by a group of sailing enthusiasts on 25 September 1915. After only two years in use, the Club’s pennant was replaced in 1917 by the existing one. Hellerup Sailing Club has a membership of between 8-900, which makes it one of the biggest sailing clubs in Denmark. Hellerup Sailing Club boasts a total of 12 Olympic medals, more than any other club in the world.

In 1948, Paul Elvstrøm won a gold medal in the Firefly class and Ole Berntsen won bronze in the Dragon. More recently – in 1988 – Jørgen Bojsen-Møller won gold in Flying Dutchman (FD), and in 1992, Jørgen and Jens Bojsen-Møller again won bronze in the same class. Hellerup Sailing Club has active sailors of all ages – from 7 upwards. You are most welcome to visit Hellerup Sailing Club, Check the live webcam and Denmark webcams.

Junior Section: Hellerup Sailing Club has one of the country’s oldest-established junior sections, and therefore has a long tradition in training young sailors. In addition to winning many national championships, many of the Club’s juniors have brought home honours for Denmark from international events. Juniors at Hellerup Sailing Club are able to obtain international proficiency certificates in both theoretical and practical skills. The Club’s 7 ’Ynglinge’ class boats are used for this training which, in addition to instructional sailing, also includes weekend/Whitsun/summer and competition sailing both at home and abroad. Read the rest of this entry »

Add Cool Effects To Your WebCam with ManyCam

ManyCam is a freeware using which you can do a lot more with your WebCam like using it with multiple programs simultaneously or adding special effects to your video stream to have some fun with your friends. The application creates a virtual webcam that duplicates your webcam or camera and then it lets multiple applications access it without any conflict.

ManyCam is compatible with a lot of messengers like Chat Webcam Roulette, Yahoo, MSN, ICQ, Skype etc. To use it, you have to set it as a primary input in different programs that you are going to use it with. It will automatically start when webcam is activated through the program. Apart from that, it also offers a lot of cool features. You can use it to replace your video stream with a still photo or movie file content. It also offers a variety of effects like different face accessories, different foreground and background, CGI animations and many more effects. You can also display a text overlay or date and time over the video. The program installs the Ask toolbar so be sure to disable that during installation if you don’t want it.

The program is a freeware and works on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. It is also available for the Mac.