In days gone by, webcams were generally poor quality low-resolution USB cameras designed to give a rough idea of what you looked like to the people you talked to on instant messenger software. These days, webcams are very different beasts...
Offering full HD video and still image capture easily capable of rivalling a digital camera. Images are widescreen and crystal clear, and integrated microphones provide audio clarity way in excess of a telephone handset and usually even better than a PC headset. For creation of YouTube videos or the enjoyment of Skype video calls, you can’t beat a modern webcam for convenience, quality and value for money.