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    D-Link DSB-C300 USB Color Camera Review
    January 2000

    A picture is worth a million words. That is a famous line used in many movies and commercials. Today, SystemLogic is proud to bring you a review of D-Link’s USB webcam, the DSB-C300. For the past couple of months, we’ve been seeing many, many webcams using the parallel port but not many that rely on USB. Once companies realized the viability of using the high-bandwidth USB connections instead of the puny parallel port, they decided it was time to change over to USB. Webcams have been popular for a while now because of the speed and reliability of the Internet and the many uses it has for the consumer. Webcams (the Web meaning the World Wide Web) are traditionally slow, ugly, and the movies and images generated from it are grainy and take up a lot of space. Intel and Logitech’s Connectix have been cleverly marketing webcams for over a year now claiming benefits such as "talk face to face with your family members" or "attach small video files in email to capture those special moments". Although webcams are potentially powerful enough to do this, not many people have high bandwidth Internet, especially elderly people who buy these cameras in hopes of watching their grandchildren talk to them. But as video compression and Internet speeds get better, so do the quality of these webcams and their speed. Maybe in the next few months, we’ll all be watching our family members while talking to them. Typically, a webcam is a small video camera that mounts onto the computer monitor and lets you capture video and audio that ranges from awful to good. Webcams are especially popular in the pornography sectors of the Internet where the words "Live Webcams!" are frequent.

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