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Avoiding the Mega Pixel Marketing Trap for Integrated Notebook Webcams

Last Updated: 
Nov 13, 2008

This article will suggest that notebook PC OEMs take a step back and ask themselves whether they are designing with the right considerations in mind to optimize the end-user experience.  It will discuss key issues related to integrating webcams into consumer notebooks, including how to maximize the performance attributes which really affect image quality: size, low light performance, resolution, and frame rate, while keeping in mind the limited broadband infrastructure and the typical applications/environment in which consumers operate their webcams.  For more information on this topic, click the download link above or view this article on Video Imaging DesignLine.