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Creative Announces Live! Cam Connect HD 1080 and Live! Cam Sync HD Web Cameras

Excellent Video and Audio Quality for Sharing Content on YouTube and Facebook

SINGAPORE - 28 August 2012 - Creative Technology Ltd today announced two new web cameras to its Creative Live!® Cam line to provide PC and Mac users with a far superior video and audio experience than any integrated web camera can deliver.

Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080
Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080

Creative Live! Cam Sync HD
Creative Live! Cam Sync HD

Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080

Designed to deliver high-quality 1080p video on YouTube or Facebook with just a single click, the Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080 features dual stereo microphones that leverage Creative's CrystalVoice technology suite to transmit crisp, clear audio. The CrystalVoice Focus enables headset-free voice communications by creating a zone and suppresses noise outside it to enable the speaker within to be heard clearly. CrystalVoice Noise Reduction reduces background noises significantly to enhance audio recording and Skype call clarity. Auto focus ensures the best possible video and image quality.

Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080 Technical Specifications

  • 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels) HD video resolution
  • 18 mega pixel* picture resolution
  • Up to 30fps frame rate @ Full HD 1080p quality
  • Dual stereo microphones with CrystalVoice technology suite
  • 5MP image sensor
  • Auto focus lens
  • Plug & chat with Windows®, Mac OSX10.5 and Linux Kernel® 2.6
  • Multi-attach base

“With the Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080 we are introducing the first web camera with our CrystalVoice technology, surpassing the capabilities of integrated cameras and web cameras alike with precision voice accuracy and ultimate clarity,” said Low Long Chye, Director of Product Marketing for Creative. “We're excited to implement technologies from our award-winning audio solutions into a web camera to provide a superior communications experience.”

Creative Live! Cam Sync HD

This plug-and-play webcam enables HD video chat without first requiring any driver installation and share HD 720p video on Facebook and YouTube using Live! Central 3 Lite software. Experience clearer voice chats with a noise-canceling microphone that removes unwanted background noise. Password protected video preview ensures that the Live! Cam Sync HD webcam cannot be used without the user's permission. The included surveillance and monitoring software helps keep an eye on whatever the user is watching, from his or her mobile device or PC.

Creative Live! Cam Sync HD Technical Specifications

  • 720p (1280 x 720 pixels) HD video resolution
  • 3.7 megapixel* picture resolution
  • Up to 30fps frame rate @ HD 720p quality
  • HD 720p (1280 x 720) image sensor
  • Integrated microphone with noise-cancellation
  • Plug & chat with Windows, Mac OSX10.5 and Linux 2.6
  • Fixed focus
  • Multi-attach base
  • Cable length: 1.5 meters
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

The Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080 and the Creative Live! Cam Sync HD both include the robust Live! Central 3 software suite, which provides advanced video and audio effects, avatar creation, movie creation, desktop sharing features, touch screen control, parental control and remote surveillance and monitoring capabilities from a phone or PC.

Pricing and Availability

The Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080 will be available in October 2012 and the Creative Live! Cam Sync HD will be available in September 2012 at the online store at creative.com/shop in Asia and authorised dealers in Asia at the following suggested retail prices:

Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080

US$84.99

Creative Live! Cam Sync HD

US$24.99

Pricing and availability may vary according to region.

For more information about the Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080 and Creative Live! Cam Sync HD, please visit www.creative.com/webcams.

* Software enhanced

About Creative
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment with cutting edge audio solutions, premium wireless speakers, wireless headphones and portable media devices. Today, Creative re-invents the Sound Blaster, which has a user base of over 400 million, with its ground-breaking Sound BlasterAxx that aims at the new mobile networked generation by bridging the multi-worlds of the computer, smartphones, and tablets. Creative's proprietary technologies, innovative hardware, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment - anytime, anywhere.

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This announcement relates to products launched in the Asia Pacific. Availability is subject to change without notice and may differ elsewhere in the world according to local factors and requirements. Creative, the Creative logo, Sound Blaster, the Sound Blaster logo, Sound BlasterAxx, and Live! Cam are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.