Logitech’s New C920 HD Webcam Capture 1080p Video

Introducing with the new Logitech C920 HD Webcam which is an update of Logitech’s C910 which released in back June. This HD version offers 1080p video chatting with the latest version of Skype. The C920 implements Logitech’s Fluid Crystal Technology, Carl Zeiss optics and a 20-step autofocus. This HD Webcam able to capture 1080p video while offering 720p for Windows Live Messenger. You can also capture 15MP shots at warp speed at the hands of H.264 advanced compression technology and HD video clips. There is also two mics in both side of the cam lense for stereo recording. This webcam is expecting to be available in the U.S. and Europe in January 2012 for a retail price of $99.99. Checkout the Press Release bellow for more.


Press Relese

Logitech Unveils Full-HD Webcam for 1080p Video Calling
New Device Delivers Dazzling, Crystal-Clear Video Calling on Skype

FREMONT, Calif. – Jan. 5, 2012 – Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today unveiled the Logitech® HD Pro Webcam C920, making it easier than ever to capture full-HD 1080p video that’s faster and smoother and performs well on more computers. The device offers breathtaking quality, allowing friends and loved ones to see and hear the real you.

“People are increasingly relying on video calling to maintain far flung connections,” said Todd Walker, brand manager at Logitech. “Whether chatting with friends, family or co-workers, they want to be seen at their best through a sharp, high-quality image. The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 can provide just that as the first webcam to offer 1080p video calling, thanks to our collaboration with Skype.”

The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 captures full-HD 1080p video for connecting with friends using Skype® or in HD 720p for Windows Live™ Messenger. Thanks to H.264 advanced compression technology, you can upload full-HD 1080p video clips or 15MP photos quickly and with one click to Facebook, Twitter™ or YouTube™ (account required). To enjoy 1080p HD video calling you’ll need to download the latest version of Skype, Skype 5.7 Beta for Windows.

Logitech Fluid Crystal™ Technology is what sets a Logitech webcam apart. In addition to smoother video motion without annoying choppiness, you get sharper pictures, richer colors and clearer sound – so your loved ones will literally see and hear more of you – even if you don’t have the newest computer on the market. The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 also features Carl Zeiss optics and a premium 20-step autofocus, Logitech’s smoothest, most responsive autofocus yet. And because being heard is just as important as being seen, two mics positioned on either side of the webcam capture natural stereo audio.

The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 will also be offered to business customers, delivering an enhanced experience for videoconferencing and unified communications.

Pricing and Availability
The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning in January 2012 for a suggested retail price of $99.99. For more information please visit www.logitech.com.

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Imrul Haque is Product Engineer at TheTechJournal. He writes about new products and covers mobile apps. You can reach him on Twitter And Google+.

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