Until recently I did not know that this was possible, but people are hacking the venerable Logitech C920 and C930e webcams. The hardware hacks allow them to be used with a diverse range of high-quality, low-cost, CS lenses. What started as a series of hacks by Saulius Lukse in Vilnius, Lithuania has turned into a … Continue reading “Hacking the Logitech C920 & C930e Webcams”
There’s a new webcam in the house…errr…home office! Yes, I have received a sample of Logitech’s latest, the Brio 4K Webcam Pro. Even before the sample arrived I had a great conversation about the Brio with Dave Michels. Dave captured that discussion for publication on his blog. I’ve put the Brio through a few simple … Continue reading “Logitech’s Brio 4k Webcam Pro”
With a commanding 73% market share, Logitech is the leader in webcams. They’ve been very successful at diversifying their product range, introducing the ConferenceCam, GROUP and PTZ Pro models aimed at business users. These business oriented offerings have vaulted the company to new heights in the VC/UC space. Yet the meeting/huddle room focus left desktop users … Continue reading “Logitech Launches A New Flagship: The Brio 4K Pro Webcam”
As you may be aware there have been a few rather high-profile DDOS attacks in recent weeks. They all have one thing in common…they leverage common network attached devices that have been compromised, or at least left unsecure. Many of these devices have been found to be network attached cameras. Brian Krebs has a great … Continue reading “BBC Erroneously Reports "Webcams used to attack Reddit and Twitter recalled"”
Remember the 1988 movie “Twins” with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DaVito? This is a bit like that. The past few weeks have seen the introduction of a two new webcams. From a distance these two items seem in some ways very similar. Looking closer, there are also some significant differences.
It seems that others have now encountered the change in how Windows 10 handles webcams after the Anniversary update. Many applications simply never try to go beyond 720p30, so it wasn’t clear to me how many people would be impacted by this change. After my initial post about this on 8/4 I dropped news of … Continue reading “Can You See Me now? Microsoft Suffering New Windows 10 Webcam Strategy”