It has 1080p resolution with a large FOV, a sharp image, and a wide angle making everything about its picture look more camera than webcam.
When I was testing it in low light, the auto image adjustments worked so well I had to double check the lights were actually turned off.
If you don’t have a more expensive HD firewire camera available, an upgrade to a higher webcam is a great move to improve the quality.
Fortunately USTREAM has support to stream from higher quality third party encoders.
It’s significantly cheaper than other webcams of its caliber.
The Microsoft Life Cam Studio is only cheaper but looks significantly worse, while the Logitech c930e has better, but comparable, video quality with a higher FOV and costs nearly more.
The quality difference is literally night and day compared to the Mac Book Pro webcam.
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