Exposed from two sides:
- Prevent incident light
Make sure your monitor is shaded to avoid annoying reflections
- Prevent reflections
Screens with a glossy surface mirror bright surfaces Can you see larger lighter areas than can it be your white shirt or background?
- Rather a lamp or light from the front, than behind you
- Preference for natural light
Artificial light often causes an orange discoloration of you and your surroundings If natural light is not available, you can place a daylight lamp on both sides of your monitor
- Please note that photochromic lenses darken in daylight
Build-in webcams are often not located on the ideal position.
Ensure your camera shows you with a good angle.
Reposition your camers with a telephone stand when needed.
SoundListen from two sides:
- Prevent feedback
When your microphone is positioned in front of your speakers there is a possiblilty for a feedback loop
- Prevent echo
- Prevent background noise
Switch of the radio and tv and prevent disturbing sounds
- Test the volume of your microphone
TerminologyWhat do those fancy names mean?
An explanation of the terms and descriptions in webcam-world.
- AUTO-FOCUS = The camera automatically focusses on your face
- AUTO-FRAME = The camera zooms in on your face and track it, even when you move
- FRAME SNELHEID = The number of frames per second. 25 is fine
- GEZICHTSHERKENNING = The camera recognizes your face and adjusts the focus to your face
- MODI = The way the video-images are build up is a combination of the resolution and a letter
i = intermitting = Intermitting the odd and then the even lines are created. This can lead to horizontal stripes, specifically during fast movements
p = progressive = Het image lines are created from top to bottom
- MUTE = Switch your microphone off
- RESOLUTIE = The number of pixels of an image. 1080p is the current standard with the name "HD"
- USB-C = A modern connector. Older computers might need an adapter for an USB-C connector
- VIRTUAL BACKGROUND = The software will replace your excisting background with an image or video