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It's hidden right down at the bottom of the PlayStation 3 update web site but it caught our attention:

"The [Test Camera] option under [Accessory Settings] has been changed to [Camera Device Settings]."

Mainly, because precariously perched on top of our Toshiba HDTV since last week there's been a PlayStation Eye cam - sadly unused, even though the lights come on when you power up the PS3 and it falls on the floor every time you touch the TV.

So here it is working! Even though it's just a "test camera" option at the moment the small window it opens up on screen displays an image far superior to what we were used to with old EyeToy's grain-o-vision - we can't wait to see the quality in full screen. And yes, that is an option to choose 50Hz or 60Hz.


Seems pretty nifity. Not sure if it is worth it yet though...
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Well...it seems to do it better than the 360 and that's all that matters!!

I actually never really saw the point in cameras for the consoles. It's bad enough you gotta sometimes listen to other people when you play online...now I gotta look at them??

It's interesting in its own right I think, but something I'll personally never get myself.
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Well...it seems to do it better than the 360 and that's all that matters!!

I actually never really saw the point in cameras for the consoles. It's bad enough you gotta sometimes listen to other people when you play online...now I gotta look at them??

It's interesting in its own right I think, but something I'll personally never get myself.
/agree

While looking at some more info it seems really nice. No frame stuttering and seems like it doesn't use that much bandwith either.
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While looking at some more info it seems really nice. No frame stuttering and seems like it doesn't use that much bandwith either.
Now if you could make a virtual avatar of yourself somehow with this, that would be kinda cool. For use in Home or something like that.

Should be interesting to see how it gets utilized.
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