Webcams in the News
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Alexandra Hospital's real-time webcam shots put you in the picture ...
TODAYonline - Singapore
Taking a page — or photo, rather — from traffic monitoring cameras, Alexandra Hospital's (AH) has rolled out a webcam system to help level out the patient ...
Nursery webcam gives parents peace of mind
ic SouthLondon.co.uk - United Kingdom
... Fifteen parents have registered to use a webcam system at Pitta Patta Nursery in Forest Hill which is the first of its kind in South London.
Universities adapt to a shrinking world
EducationGuardian.co.uk - UK
... All you need is a microphone, a webcam and a PC. ... As we chat, he manipulates the webcam and zooms in on a whiteboard used for student tutorials. ...
Scottish singer's Webcam concerts attracting crowds
CNET News.com - San Francisco,CA,USA
Armed with just a Webcam and a guitar, Scottish singer Sandi Thom sets off around the world every night from a basement room in south London. ...
Mourners to pay virtual respects
BBC News - UK
Webcams are being installed at a crematorium in Hull so people who are unable to travel to a funeral can pay their respects online. ...
Webcam gives staff a view of their future
ic Teesside.co.uk - Middlesbrough,England,UK
By The Journal. Bns Telecom Group staff are keeping watch on the progress of their new £2.5m headquarters in Northumberland - through through a camera linked into the company's website ...
Webcams to serve as tracking system for municipal court
Brownsville Herald - TX United States
... Presiding Judge Ben Neece said his court has become the first in the Rio Grande Valley to use webcams in such a way. "We don't keep up with the Joneses. We set the standard ...
Small Business Technology for Dummies
Small Business Computing - USA
"... Webcams. This will let ... independent contractors go into the field, film mannequins on site, and send video images of the inventory to the home office ..."
Beach webcam tracks swimmers
NEWS.com.au - Australia
A CAMERA-BASED monitoring system that could extend the reach of beach lifeguards is under development. The system is being designed ...
Australian lifeguards may get swimmer-detecting cams
engadget - Santa Monica,CA,USA
Researchers at Australia's Griffith University are working to modify low-resolution webcams to detect swimmers and notify lifeguards of potentially dangerous ...
Visit momma's kitchen from afar, via PC and webcam
Boston Globe - United States
... When the system observes that mom has brought dishes to the table, the system concludes that supper is on, and it can open up a connection to your PC's webcam. ...
First 24 Hours/Day Live WebCam Broadcasted Fasting
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
... And the schedule of events to be seen through the Webcam: Neti (nose ducts cleansing system) sessions, deep breath exercises, yoga and calisthenics, etc. ...
Owl watch webcam
KGET 17 - Bakersfield,CA,USA
BAKERSFIELD - Getting a story on birth, life and birds can be as easy as turning on your computer screen. Marlene Benton with the ...
Scouts to meet on the internet
Glasgow Daily Record - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
... Pack leaders will use ... webcams to monitor traditional exercises like knot-tying - and make sure their woggles are on straight. ...
Adding a Degree of Integrity to Online Education
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA
... Ergotest uses fingerprint scanners and webcams to capture identity information from the student at exam time and compares it with data stored on a master server ...
Nursery gets live webcam
Herts 24 - Herts,UK
... eye on them on the internet. webcams to allow mums and dads to watch their children playing and learning. "As a mother it is something ...
"Teen" tech making business inroads
Ottawa Business Journal - Ottawa,Ontario,Canada
... Web conferencing---where teenagers use Webcams to see and communicate with friends over the Internet---is now providing a new opportunity for businesses to improve communications ...
Raleigh Convention Center Webcam Cracks EarthCam List
Local Tech Wire - Fort Mill,SC,USA
RALEIGH -- A webcam put in place at the construction site for the new Raleigh Convention Center has earned a spot among some of the world's best-known ...
The best gift ever: Families celebrate baby's first Christmas
Jackson Sun - Jackson,TN,USA
... I could only e-mail pictures of my belly," Tay said. "Honestly, I don't know how wives who didn't have Webcams or computers got through," she said. ...
Kate Beckinsale Nude on Webcam for Hubby
National Ledger - Apache Junction,AZ,USA
Brunette beauty Kate Beckinsale has admitted that she does a webcam striptease for her hubby Len Wiseman when the two are apart. ...
Webcam Nets Retirement Home Thief
The Local - Sweden
After two years of unsolved thefts from the room of a 92 year old woman at a retirement home in Karlskoga, her son took matters into his own hands. ...
Streaming Web Watches As Director Preps Hollywood Flick
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
Movie buffs can catch a glimpse inside the creative the creative process as director Christopher Coppola and a team of writers draft a movie script in 72 hours live over the Internet with a webcam looking over ...
Webcam for Recovering Charity Dog
CBBC newsround (audio) - London,England,UK
A webcam has been set up so that well-wishers can monitor the recovery of Dodger, a cute Terrier that was hit by a car and saved by donations. Website: http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/DodgerCam.asp
Live Webcam Captures the Beauty of the Pyramids
Market Wire (press release) - USA
The Pyramids of Egypt are arguably the most famous and grandest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, yet only a small percentage of people have ever viewed them live -- until now. PyramidCam.com provides the first live view of these ancient and beautiful monuments, seen through the lens of a high definition network camera.
Webcam Makes Day Care Safer
Arizona Republic - Phoenix,AZ,USA
Ashley Hickman admits to a bit of separation anxiety when she drops her daughter off at day care. But she takes comfort in the knowledge that at any time in her workday, she can still check on her daughter miles away.
Indore Women Go Tech-savvy on Karva Chauth
NewKerala.com - Ernakulam,Kerala,India
... Jyoti and Sneha are two such women who are using the webcam facility to feel close to their husbands and end their fast this year. ...
BrainJuicer Experiments with Webcam Research
Market Research Bulletin - London,UK
LONDON - Online research agency BrainJuicer is conducting a webcam vox pop trial to gauge public reaction to products to add value to its research. ...
Webcams Enable Distant Family Members to Reach Out and See Someone
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA - 25 Oct 2005
Anika's parents, Mayumi and Reid Loper of Dormont, and her grandma, Miyako Gondo of Tokyo, have Web cameras connected to their computers, enabling them to hear and see each other in real time via the Internet.
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