Conclusion: HD and 3D is all the rage, but when it comes to PC-based video calls, the majority of us are still looking at lacklustre VGA images. So why is webcam call quality seemingly behind the times?
Excerpt: Over the past few years, high definition video has become much more widely adopted in the market with the introduction and popularisation of HDTV and Blu-Ray. But we have only recently seen the high definition standard expand into video calling with the release of a few HD webcams.
Summary: Despite a few problems with graininess, the FaceVsion TouchCam N1 is a great choice for an HD webcam - but only if you're loyal to Skype and are willing to pay a little extra. In comparison with a typical non-HD Webcam, the TouchCam N1's clear video capture and embedded microphones shine.