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Ecamm announces BT-1 wireless webcam for Mac

updated 06:10 pm EST, Fri January 2, 2009

BT-1 Wireless Webcam

Ecamm Network has announced the BT-1, a Bluetooth webcam for Mac. The device offers streaming H.264 video at 640 by 480 pixel resolution and 48kHz AAC stereo audio. An included flexible mini-tripod allows users to mount or position the camera for a variety of applications. The internal battery is claimed to offer roughly four hours of usage and the package comes with a USB charging cable. The BT-1 is said to work with applications such as iChat and Skype.

The BT-1 will debut at the Macworld conference in January and is scheduled to ship sometime in March. The device requires Mac OS X 10.5 or higher and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR. Customers can pre-order the webcam for $150.




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  1. Guest

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +3

    Ugly, but fuctional

    The specs make it sound great, but the appearance is really ugly. This is defiantly not Apple like.

  1. godrifle

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +3

    Holy h***...

    ...that's ugly.

  1. goatman

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    low

    It appears that this is only meant to sit on the desk. Why would anyone want a camera at that low angle -- for the nostril shot? It should clip onto the monitor -- and even there hang down a few inches to get nearer the iChat window. For all those folks who've been waiting for an Apple display with built-in iSight (and apparently will never receive one for older Macs) we have to look for solutions like this.

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