Record, edit, and share videos and pictures in full high-definition quality with the Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD 1080 webcam. Its auto-focus feature ensures that you get sharp still images and videos automatically, while the wide-angle glass lens captures more in the frame. Built-in adaptive-array microphones let you communicate clearly, without background noise, during video chats. And you can upload HD video blogs to YouTube and Facebook with a single click using the included software.
|Live! Cam Socialize HD 1080 Webcam features: |
- Full 1080p high-definition video capture at 30 frames per second.
- Auto-focus feature for sharp images and videos.
- Wide-angle lens captures more in the frame.
- High-definition video chats with nearly any major instant messaging service.
- Noise cancellation microphones for clear voice transmission.
Auto-Focus with a Wide-Angle View
Thanks to its auto-focus feature, the Live! Cam Socialize HD 1080 gets sharp still images and videos easily and automatically. The webcam's wide-angle lens captures more in the frame and allows you to enjoy high-definition 720 p video chats in superb clarity.
The webcam features a multi-attach base and a 5-foot cord, giving you the flexibility to position the lens exactly where you need it.
High-Definition Video and Smooth Playback
With the Socialize HD 1080, you can easily produce movies or video blogs that combine high-definition video, 12-megapixel photos, and a music soundtrack. The included software lets you edit the movies and share them online.
The webcam features a high-definition CMOS image sensor and an auto focus lens that takes true high-definition widescreen videos--up to 1920 by 1080 pixels--at up to 30 frames per second. This means that the webcam will produce smooth video playback and uninterrupted chats. The highly receptive sensor will capture HD-quality images even under dim lighting. And you can use the webcam to take vivid, sharp still images of up to 12 megapixels.
Quality Video Chats with Noise-Cancelling Microphones
With the Socialize HD 1080 video chat feature, you can experience video calls in high-definition, 720p quality using nearly any major instant messaging service. To use the video chat feature, your computer must have a dual-core CPU, 2 GB of RAM, and 1 Mbps or more of symmetrical bandwidth.
Built-in adaptive array microphones feature beam-forming and noise-cancelation technologies for an enhanced audio experience. The dual mics allow you to talk naturally, and your voice comes through on the other end crisply and clearly.
Live! Central 3 Software with One-Touch Uploads
The Creative Live! Central 3 software suite is touchscreen compatible, offering one-touch sharing to YouTube and Facebook
Included with the Socialize HD 1080 is Creative's Live! Central 3 software, a suite of enhanced features that add to your instant messaging and webcam experiences. The software allows you to easily upload videos and photos to YouTube, Facebook, and other social media sites. Share your high-definition videos or photos with the world--with a single click. For parental peace of mind, Live! Central 3 also includes password-protected security control.
Live! Scan Software and Movie Creator for Video Editing
With Live! Scan software, you can scan business cards and documents directly to your PC and manage them. Movie Creator allows you to combine, edit, and add special effects to your videos. You can also add fun effects to your video chats and share pictures, slides, and videos through your instant messaging video.
The software includes a built-in touch screen feature that enables you to control the webcam using your fingertips on touch screen-enabled Windows 7 PCs. (This feature is only compatible with Windows 7.)
Compatibility and System Requirements
The Live! Cam Socialize HD 1080 is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (Professional x64 Edition and XP with Service Pack 2); Mac OS X 10.5 or higher; and Linux Kernel 2.6. Use of Creative Live! Central 3 software suite requires Windows.
Other system requirements include an Intel Pentium Dual-Core 1.6GHz or AMD equivalent processor, 1 GB of RAM, a USB 2.0 port, 500 MB of free hard-disk space, and a CD/DVD-ROM drive.
The Live! Cam Socialize HD 1080 Webcam is backed by a one-year manufacturer's warranty.
What's in the Box
Creative Labs Live! Cam Socialize HD 1080 Webcam, card-scanning module, multi-language quick start guide, and software installation CD.
Which Creative Labs Live! Cam is Best For You?
|Creative Labs Live! Cams |
| ||Good ||Better ||Best |
| ||Live! Cam Sync ||Live! Cam Socialize ||Live! Cam Chat HD ||Live! Cam Connect HD ||Live! Cam Socialize HD 1080 ||Live! Cam inPerson HD |
|Perfect for ||Notebooks/Desktops ||Notebooks/Desktops ||Notebooks/Desktops ||Notebooks/Desktops ||Notebooks/Desktops ||Notebooks/Desktops |
| || || || || || || |
|Sensor ||VGA |
(640 x 480)
(640 x 480)
(1280 x 720)
(1280 x 720)
|2MP ||HD 1080p |
(1920 x 1080)
|Still Image Capture ||1.3MP ||1.3MP ||5.7MP ||8 MP ||12MP ||12MP |
|Video Image Capture ||800 x 600 @ 30fps ||800 x 600 @ 30fps ||30fps HD (720p) ||30fps HD (720p) ||30fps HD (1080p) ||30fps HD (1080p) |
|Lens Focusing ||Fixed ||Fixed ||Fixed ||Auto-focus ||Auto-focus ||Auto-focus |
|Microphone ||Bundled headset ||Noise-cancellation ||Noise-cancellation ||Noise-cancellation ||Dual Beam-forming ||Quad Microphones with |
|Parental Control || || || || || || |
|Audio and Video Effects || || || || || || |
|Live! Scan || || || || || || |
|Mobile Streaming || || || || || || |
|USB ||Hi-Speed 2.0 ||Hi-Speed 2.0 ||Hi-Speed 2.0 ||Hi-Speed 2.0 ||Hi-Speed 2.0 ||Hi-Speed 2.0 |