Using a Webcam
versus Using a Digicam
The advantages of using a webcam
(versus using a digicam)
- While scanning the
moles on your skin with a webcam, you can
use the MoleSense software to measure the size of the moles in
real-time. Digicams, on the other hand, do
not send live video images to the computer.
- When you acquire an
image (i.e. take a picture) with a webcam, it appears in the application
window and you can immediately perform mole
Using a digicam requires a few more steps: first you take pictures with
your camera, then you download the images from the camera to your
computer, and then, using the MoleSense software, you perform mole
The advantages of using a digicam
(versus using a webcam)
generally have higher resolutions than consumer-type webcams, enabling
you to see smaller details in the images.
generally have better lenses and focusing mechanisms than consumer-type
webcams, producing sharper images, and again, enabling you to see
smaller details in the images.