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Just when you think webcams are dead, Logitech keeps putting them out, thus showing there's probably still a market for these low-res cousins of the digicam. (We're guessing for things like video conferencing and naughty NSFW websites.) Logitech just dropped three of 'em: a redesigned QuickCam for Notebooks Pro, the QuickCam Orbit MP, and the QuickCam Pro 5000. All three come packaged with Logitech's innovative RightLight Technology (which improves image quality in low light), RightSound Technology (reduces echo), and Logitech's Video Effects software, which allows you to turn your image into a three-dimensional animated character (for freaking out your friends on IM).

The QuickCam for Notebooks Pro is a super-small cam that's only 2 3/8 inches in length, less than 1-inch wide, and 3/8 inches deep. It has a 1.3 megapixel sensor, which is pretty good for a webcam. The QuickCam Orbit MP is also 1.3 megapixels, which is the only update it has from the previous Orbit. It still has that same motorized camera head movement with the face tracking abilities. Finally there's the QuickCam Pro 5000 for the desktop, that can capture 640 x 480 VGA video.

The QuickCam for Notebooks Pro will sell for $99.99, whereas the QuickCam Orbit MP and QuickCam Pro 5000 are priced at $129.99 and $59.99 respectively.

[Thanks Karen]