<web, hardware, video>

(web camera) Any video camera whose output is available for viewing via the Internet or an intranet. Typically a webcam would be a slow-scan CCD video camera connected to a video capture card in a computer. Images from the camera are captured periodically and made available on a web page. In 1999 there are hundreds of webcams in operation around the world showing everything from bedrooms to traffic.


Last updated: 1999-01-11

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Web-Based Enterprise Managementweb browserwebcamwebcastingWebCGM

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