Did A Video Conference With Eve V

Today I did my first video conference (ever) with my Eve V, and it went really well! I didn’t need any extra hardware like headphones or mikes. The connection was over wifi but it was fine. All I had to do was start the conference app and away we went, like we were in Star Trek or something.

I think the camera on my V was better than the camera on the other person’s computer, because they were a bit surprised I looked so good. Not good as in attractive (It wasn’t that type of conference! :wink: ), just a good quality picture. Their picture was a bit pixelated because of a lower quality camera and they had to wear headphones to get sound, but I could hear them just fine.

This was a really pleasant surprise, because I never even thought about video conferencing when I bought the V. It was originally supposed to be for reading textbooks and magazines and comics, but over time it’s become my laptop for computing while out of the house - and now this new use as well. Even after two years I’m finding new uses for the V, and it handles them all with grace.

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I really like the microphone of the V. It maybe a bit to good for some situations but I’d rather have that then bad all the time.

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You mean the mike picks up background noise? I was just in my kitchen so that wasn’t a problem, but I can see how that could be problematic.

I just did a zoom in my living room at night and the camera quality was awful vs my smartphone’s front facing camera (Samsung Galaxy S10 plus). The V just couldn’t cope with low light conditions and strong light sources (spotlights) and came across pixelated and dark.

Sure daytime might be better but in this current climate a better webcam (hardware and software) would be appreciated.

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I have used it for Video conferences as well, and it works pretty well with zoom. Just don’t overload it, and make sure you are sitting eye level with the camera and you will look fine. It works well, and I have combined it with an external mice and it did well there too.