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Meaning of WEBCAM

 
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(World-Wide Web camera) Any video camera whose output is available for viewing via the internet or an intranet. Typically a webcam would be a slow-scan ccd video camera connected to a video capture card in a computer. Images from the camera are captured periodically and made available on a web page. In 1999 there are hundreds of webcams in operation around the world showing everything from bedrooms to traffic.

 

 

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