RE: New Connectix PC Camera

Jonathan Caldwell (caldwelj@ael.org)
Fri, 28 Jul 1995 07:37:37 -0400


> Another difference is that the PC Camera is NOT going to have a
>microphone. At least per Connectix. I've seen an ad that is for both
>the MAC & PC Connectix Cameras that says there is a microphone.

This makes sense. You'd want your audio processing to take place on your
sound card/mic in, not on an external (and distant) miniature camera where
quality would degrade considerably. I know there are sensitive (eg piezo)
mics out there, but they'd add considerable cost the the device.

Jonathan
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Jonathan Caldwell
caldwelj@ael.org