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Webcam

A camera with an assigned Internet protocol (IP) address, reachable by persons on the Internet and in possession of the IP address or a Web link.Webcams with remotely controlled pan and zoom features are becoming an important tool for the marketing of commercial properties, especially when potential buyers or tenants may come from anywhere in the nation or the world.

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The unsecured Web cams are vulnerable because administrators or owners forget to set a new password from online cameras, DVR or security surveillance systems.
The Guard is getting a big jump on its campaign to round up Web cams, thanks to the donation of about 1,200 such items from Beaverton-based Digimarc Corp.
The world has gotten smaller, and what these Web cams do is offer you a window on the world to see things you might not ever get a chance to see,'' Cury said.
This technology is here," says Passerini, and Hengstebeck notes, "You can walk into any Office Depot and buy a Web cam to sit on top of your computer for $49 and the software to run it for $99.
Acquiring the software required to view the Web cams is a relatively simple task.
Web cams have pointed their beady eye not only into our world but also into the animal kingdom.
Everyone will be encouraged to login on their web cams at "LuvChat," with the love, sex, and drug problems they wish to discuss.
The Daily Telegraph reports that the 14-year-old girl from Florensac in southern France who had been sexually abused by her father for months secretly recorded one incident on her Web cam which she submitted to police as evidence.
in Northridge, demonstrates his firm's software application called Visec, which allows users to remotely monitor activities inside a home or business for security purposes, using only a personal computer and inexpensive Web cam.
Adding the ability for Ojo to make phone calls to these other video phones as well as the growing base of PC web cams further expands Ojo's attractiveness as a video phone capable of communicating with a wide array of broadband devices on the market today.
Of course, back then, you didn't have cell phones, laptop computers or Web cams.