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CES 2009: Novo Minoru 3D Webcam

Cute 3D webcam gets official launch at CES 2009

Minoru 3D webcam

Minoru 3D webcam

The eagerly awaited Minoru 3D Webcam was officially launched today at CES 2009. The British designed product has attracted a huge amount of attention since it won last year’s Consumer Electronics Association’s Fans’ Favourite award.

The Minoru 3D Webcam is a cute-looking device with two bulbous eyes and arms that drape over your monitor. 

Three-dimensional images

However, the cute appearance actually has some method behind its design. 

The two eyes are roughly the same distance apart as a pair of human eyes, and this allows the camera to capture images in three dimensions. Viewers wear special coloured glasses to see the 3D image, with five pairs included with each webcam.

YouTube compatible webcam

The Minoru is compatible with Windows Live Messenger, Skype, AOL instant messenger, OoVoo and other video conferencing packages. The camera can be used to take still pictures or record 3D video for YouTube, and can also be used as a normal 2D Webcam.

The Minoru 3D Webcam will be available from Amazon.co.uk, Firebox.com and direct from the manufacturer’s website from January 8, priced at £49.95.

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