Manufacturer: Genius, KYE Systems Corp
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 5.1 MB
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 1 / July 28th, 2006
This camera is able to sit on the desktop or on top of your personal computer and comes in a variety of shapes, colors and sizes along with a built in microphone. Other varieties include a swivel that is able to rotate 360 degrees as well as a clamp to allow users with TFT monitors or laptops place it on top of their monitors. The VideoCAM Slim USB2 has a 1.3 mega pixel camera which is actually still able to perform wonders save for poorly lit areas where it struggles to keep up. Other added features include the Genius application WebMate for image editing, CrazyTalk Avatar Creator enabling users to create animated characters from still images as well as CrazyTalk Cam Suite that allows users to change talking avatars and facial expressions or add facial accessories.
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
The VideoCAM Slim USB2 has true a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels with an interpolation of up to 1.3 mega pixels that makes images clearer. The VideoCAM Slim USB2 uses USB2.0 high speed hence no delays experienced. The VideoCAM Slim USB2 is compatible with several browsers and users are able to capture still images as well as motion video clips. It has an adjustable base that rotates 360 degrees. Users are strongly advised to download and install the most recent driver version available on the manufacturer's website and where users will find updates on new products as well. Further users should set a system restore point before installing their drivers. This helps in instances where one has installed a wrong driver. One needs to also check that their devices are compatible with the drivers. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and VideoCAM Slim USB2 errors before installing any driver updates.