CyberLink release YouCam 5 with advanced facial recognition technology
Simon Telford / 2 years ago
Cyberlink have today launched YouCam 5, the latest vesrion of its popular webcam software. YouCam 5 goes beyond video effects by adding innovative webcam ‘usage models’ for both play and work.
New features include:
- Face Login signs into Windows and popular sites such as Facebook, YouTube, Amazon and eBay by using a smart face recognition algorithm. No need to fill in usernames or passwords anymore.
- Face-out detects when users move out of the webcam frame and automatically locks, sleeps, or hibernates the PC to better protect your data. Users unlock their computers again using Face Login.
- Webcam Presentation embeds webcam faces into slides to create more personal and effective online presentations.
- Dual Webcam support for advanced users to produce creative vlogging content or online training videos.
CyberLink combines webcams, faces and imaging and video technologies to create innovative usages, said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink Corp. While YouCam retains all the fantastic fun effects, in this new version we added smart features to make YouCam the ideal webcam software for the home and workplace.
Key Features and Usages for Webcams:
- Sign in with Face Login: Advanced facial recognition technology to login to Windows and online websites.
- Interact with Augmented Reality: Use webcams and patterns to generate virtual 3D objects.
- Create videos with interactive fun effects: Includes filters, headgear, emoticons, frames and virtual scenes to create fun videos and to express yourself while chatting online.
- Take center stage with Face Tracking technology: Tracks your face accurately for applying headgear gadgets, avatars, cool effects and to ensure you’re always the focus in online chats.
- Look better with TrueTheater® technology: Enhances lighting and removes noise from captured videos to make you look better on screen.
- Create effective presentations and tutorials: Import PowerPoint files to create effective webcam video presentations. Capture your PC screen in HD or use support for dual webcam streams to produce compelling tutorials and training videos.
- Download unlimited FREE effects from DirectorZone: A repository of uploaded content from thousands of creative users, DirectorZone is home to extra effects, 3D objects, avatars, and more.
- Share videos to social networks: Users can now publish HD videos to YouTube, Facebook and DirectorZone directly from YouCam.
- Surveillance mode: Set YouCam to automatically activate recording when any kind of motion is detected; and get notified by email.
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YouCam 5 is available online and the Standard version will cost £25.99 whereas the Deluxe version will cost £36.99 . Upgrades for previous YouCam versions are available starting at £12.99 .
A free trial download is also available from the CyberLink website.