Dropcam Pro: A Burlier Webcam to Keep Watch Over Your Home

Dropcam, the worldwide leader in nanny cams, is following up its popular cloud-powered remote monitoring system with a greatly improved piece of hardware so that you can track your home-piece in more detail than ever before. Dropcam Pro doesn't look different than its predecessor, but there's a lot of good new stuff… » 10/10/13 9:00am 10/10/13 9:00am

8 of the Internet's Most Adorable, Time-Wasting Animal Live Cams

Last spring, the inexplicably captivating live stream of brown bears catching salmon surfaced on explore.org and took the internet by storm. But even though it's not quite salmon season yet, that doesn't mean we should deprive ourselves the joys of watching a puppy sleeping in real time for 20 minutes. » 5/08/13 2:00pm 5/08/13 2:00pm

Your Web Cam Can See Your Heart Rate, Which Isn't Creepy At All

Sitting at a desk in front of a computer screen for 12 hours a day on Chatroulette can't be good for you. So while you webcam the hours away you can also keep tabs on your health with this app that can determine your heart rate based on the constant discoloration as blood pumps in and out of your forehead. » 4/16/13 2:20pm 4/16/13 2:20pm

Watch Hurricane Sandy Slam the East Coast Through These 5 Live Webcams

So you want to watch the vicious Hurricane Sandy do her thing, but you don't actually want to be out there in the thick of it. Maybe you aren't even anywhere near the East Coast. Well in this Internet age, there's still a chance for you to get your voyeuristic jollies. Here are five live-streaming webcams you can use… » 10/28/12 8:00pm 10/28/12 8:00pm

Webcam Timelapses Used To Automatically Model Cities in 3D

The ability to see maps in buildings and landscapes in 3D makes following along considerably easier than with just 2D. So researchers at the University of Washington have made generating 3D models of a given location dead simple using custom software and nothing more than a webcam timelapse video of the spot captured… » 10/18/12 5:40pm 10/18/12 5:40pm

Logitech's Wi-Fi Webcam Turns Your MacBook Into a Broadcast Studio

Built-in webcams have been a standard option on Macs for the past six or seven years. So it seems a bit odd for Logitech to release an external webcam that's designed exclusively for Apple hardware. But if you're tired of your camera being stuck above your display, the Broadcaster Wi-Fi Webcam will give you a new angle … » 10/16/12 9:54am 10/16/12 9:54am

The World's Smallest 4K Camera Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

4K resolution video will be the next big technological leap as far as film and television goes. But it doesn't take a massive, expensive camera like the RED Epic to shoot 4K resolution video. In fact, Point Grey's Flea3 webcam—equipped with a Sony Exmor R sensor—is up to the task but is hardly bigger than an inch in… » 6/29/12 1:40pm 6/29/12 1:40pm

Watch a Lady See Her House Getting Robbed Live Via Webcam

When someone has a constant live webcam feed set up in their home, it's usually a good bet that it's for something super pervy or really, really paranoid. But then there's that one-in-a-big-number chance that it's actually useful, like when this lady perchanced upon some dudes robbing her house and called 911. » 11/17/11 9:23am 11/17/11 9:23am

Logitech's Star Webcam, the C910, Is Now Mac-Compatible

Last June, Logitech's HD Pro Webcam C910 webcam had our Jason Chen all in a tizz over its 720p video calls and 1080p local-recording. There was one big flaw, however—it only worked with PCs. That's changed now, as Logitech's now supporting Macs. [BusinessWire] » 1/04/11 4:40am 1/04/11 4:40am