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action cam

See POV camera.



POV camera

(Point Of View camera) A digital camera designed to capture the scene in front of a person. Also called "action cams," POV cameras are small and typically attach to a hat, helmet or goggles. Widely used to stream live video from some venue, they are also used to record step-by-step instructions for performing a task. See lifecasting.




Quite the Point of View
POV cameras are very popular for capturing the world as the player sees it, and GoPro set the standard with its quality HD cameras. (Image courtesy of Woodman Labs, Inc., www.gopro.com)






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