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Webcams?

Deborah

Active Member
#1
Are these webcam photos at the top of the page or photographs?
I have dial up connection. If I sit and watch, will people move or do I need to refresh the page? This is funny because I JUST realized everytime I come on here there is a different photo at the top. Duhhh... I'm dull today.
 

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Deborah

Active Member
#3
Nice

Wow! The photos are really nice and I am going to pay better attention now so I can see all of them!

Thanks for the webcam site.
I'll try it out tonight. I've seen one site, not sure if this is the same one, but I appreciate the link.

So... if I sit and watch the webcam... will the people eventually move? Or do I have to refesh the screen? I'm sorry :::laughing::: I don't know why I"m so engrossed by the idea of seeing people across the world move on my computer screen in real time... maybe I need to get a hobby! roflol!
 

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#4
Webcams

I also love visiting the webcams Deb.
When the people or cars move it looks like they all have hicoughs!
 

ivar

Administrator
Staff member
#5
Hi again,

Yes, if you go to the webcam age (link above) and sit and watch you can see people "move". I think it takes one picture each 2 or 3 seconds, so it is not like TV but you can see a person move.

It may not work with a dial-up... I sometimes have problems. With a fast connection, no problem.

Un saludo,
Ivar
 

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#6
ivar said:
it is not like TV
the principle is much the same, but TV (and film) is refreshed at a much faster rate so it appears to the human eye to be continuous motion even though it's actually a succession of separate frames. You'd be hard pushed to recognise anyone on those webcams, but at least you get the general picture, such as what the weather's like.

I have noticed that some of the webcams, such as the Fisterra one, are frequently out of action - do you know why this is, Ivar?
 


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