Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.2 MB
Operating System: Windows XP SP 2, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.5 / 25 Apr 2007
The Microsoft Xbox 360 Live Vision Camera is an input device that was primarily designed to be hosted on a gaming console to provide it with the functionality of capturing the players movements and translating them to actions in the gaming environment. This particular image capture device can also be used to initiate video chat or video conferencing procedures. Aside from capturing still images it can also stream video data at the rate of 30 frames per second. The digital images captured using the Microsoft Xbox 360 Live Vision Camera have a resolution of 1.3 megapixels. For this particular input hardware component to be hosted on a personal computer system the machine must have a Universal Serial Bus interface port that is compatible with the version 2.0 specifications. This means that the device driver of this hardware component was not designed with backward compatibility.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
When setting up this input device on a computer system it will attempt to make use of the Universal Serial Bus support components which are bundled with the host operating system platform. This may result in being tagged as a generic camera in the list of attached hardware components. The Microsoft Xbox 360 Live Vision Camera is actually a type of Universal Serial Bus composite device and will allow its device drivers to make use of these installed components to gain functionality in capturing still and video images. Consistent with most Web cameras that have the same capabilities the images can be stored locally into the hard drive and since it is already in digital format it can undergo post processing effects. The device driver also ensures that the video interface will be installed to make sure that video capture is activated. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Microsoft Xbox 360 Live Vision Camera errors before installing any driver updates.