To help you stay close to those who matter most, Logitech (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI), the worlds leading manufacturer of webcams, today unveiled its first Mac®-compatible webcam with premium autofocus technology and Carl Zeiss® optics: the Logitech® QuickCam® Vision Pro webcam for Mac. The new Logitech webcam delivers image-perfect detail and clarity, and exceptional video calling with iChat® and Skype®.
With this new webcam for Mac computers, weve integrated our most advanced video technologies to truly enrich your video-calling experience, said Gina Clark, general manager and vice president of Logitechs Internet Communications business unit. The lens and autofocus, the sensor and the lighting software all contribute to create image-perfect detail and clarity. Whether youve used a standalone or an embedded webcam in the past, youll be amazed at the difference in quality our new webcam makes.
To deliver image-perfect detail and clarity, the Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro webcam for Mac combines Logitechs premium autofocus technology with Carl Zeiss optics. The new Logitech webcam uses a voice coil motor for its autofocus system, instead of a stepper motor. Focusing is fast and fluid crisp even in extreme close-ups only 10 cm from the camera lens. Logitechs autofocus system compensates for changes in image-edge sharpness and refocuses images in less than three seconds. And through its exclusive collaboration with Carl Zeiss, Logitech ensures that the lens meets the world-renowned Zeiss standards for design and manufacturing to achieve superior sharpness in a compact, lightweight design.
The 2-megapixel sensor helps the Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro webcam for Mac capture video images in high resolution. It is assisted by Logitechs RightLight2 Technology, which enables the webcam to adjust intelligently in dim or harshly backlighted situations.
Optimized Experience for the Mac
When you and your loved ones use the new Logitech webcam with iChat or Skype, you can enjoy VGA-quality video at up to 30 frames per second four times as sharp and twice as smooth as any other video-calling solution at no additional charge.
The new Logitech webcam is also plug and play right out of the box, so you can make a video call immediately no software required. When using your webcam to capture video to store on disk or send to friends, the QuickCam Vision Pro records sharp video clips in the 720p high-definition (HD) video format (960-by-720 pixels).
Complementing the style of your Mac computer, the new webcam for Mac computers presents a black-and-silver profile with a prominent built-in silver microphone.