Sony PlayStation Eye

83
Global
Score
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Stationary webcam
Resolution (video)
640, 480
Video frame rate (max)
120 fps
Focus type
Fixed
Connections
USB

General

Type
Stationary webcam
Resolution (video)
Array
Video frame rate (max)
120 fps

Audio / video

Video streaming over network
yes
Built-in microphone
yes (yes)
Audio output
no

Compatibility

Requires desktop software
no

Other features

Face detection
yes
Alarm system connectivity
no

Optics

Focus type
Fixed
Image sensor
CMOS
Wide-angle lens
yes
Field of view
75°
Focus distance (min)
25 cm
Low light adjustment
yes

Connections

Connections
Array
WiFi
no
Ethernet
None

Power

Power over Ethernet
Array