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Here are a couple of currently-available Webcams with improved strategies for making you look better on camera. CNet Asia points out the Elecom UCAM-E1W30TNWH (pictured at right), optimistically named "BeautyCam," ($68), which boasts of a unique method of retouching its video in real time. It can also shoot in relatively low light with its fast F2.1 lens. Another webcam, this one the BHC-35H03B by Buffalo, takes that a step further by applying the time-honored technique of good lighting while also adjusting its white balance on the fly. If your webcam shots have lighting that resembles the inside of a refrigerator, one of these might be worth a look.

Beauty cam, the trustworthy ally for video chatters [CNet Asia, via Shiny Shiny]