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October 29, 2013

Logitech AV business devices

By: Jack D'Ardenne

  Duke’s Logitech rep, Warren Widener stopped by today to show us some of Logitech’s business line products (listed below).  Two of the highlights were the BCC950 ConferenceCam and the Logitech Mobile Speakerphone P710e. The BCC950 webcam features 1080P video, PTZ operation w/remote, and a built-in speakerphone with echo canceling.  This webcam could be a great solution […]

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October 24, 2013

Vaddio AV Bridge – Firmware 2.0

By: Chip Bobbert II

A popular appliance at Duke, the Vaddio AV Bridge, has received a recent firmware revision we applied to a few units and tested out today.  The unit is an interesting piece that basically grabs various video signals (HDMI, Component, VGA, or SDI) and converts them to USB.  Essentially this lets you take high performance cameras […]

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May 13, 2013

New USB PTZ Camera

By: Jack D'Ardenne

I don’t know much about it this camera but it is nice to see more USB PTZ options.  It claims to work with built-in OS drivers so nothing to install.  It also claims to work with all major web conferencing apps including Skype and Cisco Jabber (Movi).

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October 16, 2012

New Logitech Wi-fi webcam

By: Jack D'Ardenne

Pretty cool new wi-fi webcam from Logitech. has a nice write-up on it.  There are a lot potential use cases for something like this.  At this time it works on the Mac OS and iOS only and Logitech claims it works with Ustream, Skype, iChat, FaceTime, iMovie, Quicktime and Final Cut Pro.  If anybody […]

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May 2, 2012

Two Promising Accessories for Mobile and Class Capture

By: Todd Stabley

We recently came across two interesting and (fairly) inexpensive accessories that may be of interest to those of you involved in or supporting classroom and mobile capture. The first is the Swivl (, a mount for iPhones, iPod Touches, Go Pros and other portable cameras by way of the included standard tripod mount. We haven’t […]

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October 28, 2011

See the world without leaving your desk

By: Stephen Toback announced a special live webcam from the Statue Of Liberty’s torch today to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Lady Liberty. A visit to their site didn’t show that (yet) but did show some amazing HD webcams that offered user control as well on many of them. We are being watched.

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