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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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But Fristad said more donated Web cams could be used since additional soldiers are expected to rotate to Iraq.
Finally, for something that could be really scary, the Ghost and Hauntings Research Society will sometimes run a Web cam on a "hot spot" during an investigation.
"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." Hengstebeck adds that a simple VCR-based system with an infrared camera (to record images in the dark) can be purchased for $300 to 400.
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.
What troubles me about Web cams and the more powerful video-surveillance cameras is that there is little, if any, debate about whether such practices are good for our society as a whole.
Secret recording by Web cams could make or break careers like that of Hayden Kho, a prominent young Filipino male cosmetic surgeon and actor who made the mistake of recording his bedroom trysts with two starlets.
The National parks in Africa has set up numerous live web cams around the parks and you can often see animals like zebras, wildebeast and lions to name but a few.
These can be read by handheld web cams rather than the bespoke terminals traditionally used.
AS you read this, you're being watched: CCTV, web cams, camera-phones and all manner of hidden surveillance devices are following your every move.
Web cams! The big news is I've got a new gadget to add to my collection of thing-a-ma-jigs.
A spokesperson for the UK Government said that people that cannot normally obtain access to the Internet can use the broadband links, computers, printers and web cams in the pubs.