Summary: I bought this in early 2010 for Skype video conference meetings in our office, because it was recommended by Skype and had the most wide-angle lens I could find. At that time it was not specifically advertised as being incompatible with Macs. After using it for several months, and with updates to Skype software and Mac OS, it has proved very flaky, stops sending video after working fine for days, or with people on the call complaining of terrible audio problems.
Summary: I bought this for Skyping on my laptop to my parents. They are using a Skype videophone from Asus - the non-touch screen model. They say that the video looks great and the sound is much better than with my laptop microphone. My laptop microphone from lenovo would have too much background noise and feedback. I took off one star because I think it only works with the Skype software.
Summary: Picked up one of these so that my wife and I would be able to video-chat while she is on the road for business. We had purchased a Logitech C310 HD for her to use, but her computer processor wasn't fast enough to compress the HD signal. The official requirements for the C310 are a 2.4ghz C2D processor (among other things), and her U9600 C2D 1.6ghz just wasn't cutting it.
Summary: I read a lot of reviews before i buy it. Now i can say that it's an excellent webcam, HD is perfect and the wide angle is perfect when you are with some other person in the same room! Higly recommended!!
Summary: I purchased this web cam thinking it would work with the Panasonic blue ray player with Skype. Wrong. The Panasonic web cam for skyping needs to be purchased. My bad.I returned this back to Amazon and will wait till a later date to purchase the correct web cam.
Summary: This webcam is amazing. After comparing it with the logitech equivalent, I decided to go with this one. I'm very pleased. The 2 microphone setup captures audio even when I'm facing the corner of a different room, and the video quality is stunning. The construction is solid and well thought out. It's smaller than I expected, but i think that's a boon.