LifeCam

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The LifeCam is a webcam from Microsoft for home PC users available in various models. Its special features include an embedded microphone and integration with Windows Live Messenger, thus enabling direct Internet support. All models of Lifecam have a Windows Live Call button that causes Windows Live Messenger to initiate a video call. It is available for both laptops and desktops. The NX series is for laptops while the VX series is for desktops.

NX Models[edit]

NX-3000[edit]

  • 1.3 megapixel still photos
  • Pan, tilt and zoom
  • Notebook support
  • Built-in microphone

NX-6000[edit]

  • High definition 2.0 megapixel video
  • High definition 7.6 megapixel still photos (interpolated)
  • Built-in microphone
  • Wide-angle Lens
  • 3X digital Zoom
  • Pan, tilt and zoom
  • Made specifically for notebook PCs

There is a known problem for this particular unit. Several laptops have their wireless antenna placed along the top of the laptop display. Clipping the microphone to a laptop display like this may cause interference with the microphone, resulting in a great deal of static.

VX Models[edit]

VX-700[edit]

VX-800[edit]

VX-1000[edit]

LifeCam VX-1000
  • 640 x 480 pixel video and still photo
  • Universal attachment base
  • Built-in microphone
  • Manual focus adjustment

VX-2000[edit]

VX-3000[edit]

LifeCam VX-3000
  • VGA video
  • HD (1.3 megapixel) stills
  • Automatic face tracking software
  • Universal attachment base
  • Pan, tilt and zoom
  • Built-in microphone

VX-5000[edit]

VX-5500[edit]

VX-6000[edit]

  • HD video
  • 5.0 megapixel stills (interpolated)
  • Wide-angle lens
  • Automatic face tracking software
  • Universal attachment base
  • Pan, tilt and zoom
  • Built in microphone

VX-7000[edit]

  • 2.0 megapixel stills

HD Models[edit]

HD-3000[edit]

HD-5000[edit]

LIfeCam HD-5000

HD-5001[edit]

HD-6000[edit]

  • CMOS Sensor
  • 1280x720 Motion Video, 30 FPS (16:9)
  • 1280x800 Still Image
  • 66-degree field of view
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Auto focus

Newer Models[edit]

Show[edit]

  • 2.0 megapixel sensor
  • 8.0 megapixel still images (interpolated)
  • 21-60" focused depth of field (fixed focus)
  • 71-degree wide angle lens
  • Comes with many attachments: Magnet disc, clip, and its own stand—it can be used on both desktop and laptop computers.

Cinema[edit]

LifeCam Cinema
  • 720p 16:9 1/4" OmniVision OV9712 Sensor [1]
  • Autofocus
  • Built-in microphone
  • 73,5-degree wide angle glass lens [2]
  • 4"-∞ depth of field (autofocus)
  • 5.0 megapixel still images (interpolated)

Studio[edit]

  • 1080p 16:9 Sensor [3]
  • 8.0 megapixel still images (interpolated)
  • Autofocus
  • Built-in microphone
  • Tripod thread

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Awards[edit]