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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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NEW YORK -- The recession is taking its toll on digital camera sales, according to the Photo Marketing Association (PMA).
Some latest-generation megapixel IP cameras feature "intelligent" frame rate and image compressions, which enable the camera to transmit only the portion of a previously sent image that changed.
But pixel capability is only one aspect of digital camera quality, and it's often overrated.
What's more, as digital photography becomes more widespread, cameras that can produce high-quality images are coming down in price, with some vendors offering cameras with sensors of up to 10 megapixels for around $200.
For camera stores looking to replace diminishing profits from film sales and processing, kids' photo products offer expanding opportunities.
Near the end of February, engineers plan to switch the Hubble camera back to the original power system.
Hubble's three other instruments--a less sensitive visible-light camera, a near-infrared camera, and the telescope's fine-guidance sensors, which call be used to track the motion of stars--are expected to resume operation by early February, according to Preston Burch, Hubble's associate director and program manager at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
One approach has been to reduce the stake in digital camera production.
The Cellular Modem: Game cameras are addictive, but the cost of checking them every weekend gets expensive.
Thus, GV is showing off the latest version of this fibre-transmission system that offers the capability for 1080p50 and 59.94 bandwidth--so that, with a single fibre adapter, the user of the LDK 8000 Elite WorldCam camera line can switch between 720p50/60, 1080i50/60 and now 1080p50/60.