Do you have to buy the most expensive webcam to use in video web conferencing? Not necessarily. There are many affordable options available without spending a fortune.
The more expensive webcams have a high resolution and frames per second. The higher the resolution – the better quality the videos and pictures will be. Faster frames per second will ensure your streaming video is smooth and less choppy.
The most common resolution for webcams is 640×800. The minimum resolution for satisfactory quality is 320×240. When choosing a webcam, I recommend buying the highest resolution you can afford so you’ll be happy with the video quality.
There are affordable webcams that use a USB port or even be wireless. Just make sure your computer or laptop is compatible with the type of camera you choose.
More often than not, new laptops will have built in web cameras. But it may not work the best with your video web conferencing software. That’s why it’s important to test out your webcam before making a final decision.
Web cameras with a glass lens are more expensive than plastic lens cameras. But the extra cost is well worth it because you’ll get a more accurate and higher quality picture. Read the rest of this entry »
More and more companies are converting to Internet based video conferencing over holding more traditional business meetings. Online video conferences can be a useful tool to streamline and enhance meetings. Below are six reasons to consider using online video conference. Read the rest of this entry »
Welcome to the beautiful tropical island of Utila, resting in the Caribbean Sea and located approximately 18 miles from the Honduras mainland port of La Ceiba. Utila is just 7 miles long and 2.5 miles at its widest and surrounded by vast coral reefs with dazzling undersea life. The smallest of the major islands of the Honduran Bay Islands group, Utila is renowned as being one of the least expensive and most beautiful places in the world for a scuba diving vacation.
We aren’t here to scuba dive right now though. That would be difficult. We are here to view a Utila webcam. This webcam is given to us by the Utila Dive Lodge. It is positioned on the lodge’s dock. You can watch divers load up and return from their Caribbean adventures : Utila Lodge Webcam
Now net is available widely, most netizens use net for video conferences or online chatting. The broad bands are facilitating the use of video. The increased bandwidth facilitates the use of video signals over the broadband; along with that webcams have improved allowing video compression in better fashion. If the peripherals are working fine then the whole experience is fun. But if they are not working well, then this can raise problems in communicating.
Then dealing with problems becomes a necessity. Most webcam problems deal with no image error but other wise there actually may be an error or your device is not accepted by the programs as video source. So, here are some tips to solve problems:
• First check if your webcam is connected to your computer. Most webcam types use a USB port to connect to the PC, so check if USB wire is properly plugged in your PC.(if you have a webcam which is built in your monitor do not try this step).
• Now go to the device manager on your Windows control panel. See if your device is recognized and installed properly, try testwebcam webite is a free online service which automatically connects to your webcam to test if it is working. Some problem arise even your camera is recognized but the drivers to run the hardware are not installed. So if a problem arises it is indicated by an exclamation mark (!) Read the rest of this entry »