Microsoft launches two new LifeCam webcams


Microsoft has announced two new webcams: the LifeCam Show and LifeCam VX-5500.

The LifeCam Show is a thin, mirrored webcam that attaches easily to a notebook or desktop PC via clip, or can be positioned on an 11-inch tall desk stand.

It offers two megapixel video recording and eight megapixel stills camera, plus built-in noise-cancelling microphone with echo-cancellation.

The lower-spec LifeCam VX-5500 comes with switchable coloured faceplates — red, white, or blue. It captures 640×480 video and 1.3 megapixel stills, and also the same style microphone as the Show…