New actor on the market of the webcam, Microsoft intends well to make profitable the experience gained during his first business year on this sector to develop his range of webcams Lifecam. Thus the firm of Bill Gates announces two new models: the VX7000, which thus replace the VX6000 like news top-of-the-range webcam for desktop PC, and the NX3000 for the portable computers.
The new VX7000 adopts a look radically different from the preceding models and inaugurates a sensor of a native resolution of 2 megapixels able to generate fixed images of a resolution, of 7.6 Megapixels. Equipped with an optics great angle out of glass, the camera is equipped with an automatic system of adjustment for the weak conditions of luminosity whereas the microphone integrates functions of reduction of noise.
Microsoft Lifecam VX7000
More modest, the NX3000 obtains a sensor VGA in 640x480 able to generate fixed images of 1.3 megapixels. Conceived for the portable computers, this webcam has of a directional optics and an one-way microphone with cancellation of noise. It is delivered with cover and proposes, like the VX7000, the function Photo Swap of division of the photographs stored on the PC with the currently connected friends.
Microsoft Lifecam NX3000
Available in the current of September, these webcams is announced at the following advised public prices: appox. Rs.5445 including all taxes for model VX7000 and appox. Rs.3250 including all taxes for the NX3000. This advertisement will be retained, that contrary to Logitech and Creative, Microsoft does not propose a system autofocus yet on its webcams even with the models of last generation. To note finally, the setting on line of the pilots Lifecam 1.4, the pilots available here and compatible with all Lifecam Microsoft.