Webcam

(redirected from Web-cam)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
Kyle Carlson, legal director for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, told the World-Herald that restrictions on the use of web-cam abortions "could hurt the growing use of Internet video hookups in medicine.
For those with internet access and a microphone, the Cool-iCam G4 can function as a web-cam, letting them see and talk with family and friends.
com (restaurant reviews), EarthCam (live Web-cam views of cities) and BestPlaces.
By integrating a miniature camera with its' own web server, the X-traWeb X-Cam effectively becomes the first `true' web-cam eliminating the need for PC connections and drivers.
Other innovative feature include a "Mind-Brain Lab" that will conduct "international experiments in consciousness" in which users can participate interactively on line, and a "Live Science" segment in which "reporters will be sent out to cover a story on the forefront of science with just a lap top and a Web-cam.

Full browser ?