PS3 Eye no longer a ‘toy’

PS3 Eye

The new PS3 Eye for the PlayStation3 has been announced – and it would seem that Sony have actually listened to the complaints and suggestions regarding the original PlayStation2 EyeToy – and have made a vastly improved camera this time around. The new camera has four times the resolution of the original EyeToy, and has a maximum framerate of 120 fps (twice the EyeToy framerate) which will allow for ultra smooth video capture and game control – you can even record and edit your own movies using the bundled EyeCreate editing software. The lens on the new PS3 Eye has an adjustable zoom lens so you can zoom in for video chat, and a wide 75 degree field of view for playing games – there’s also a new low-light mode which is twice as sensitive as the old EyeToy. The Eye uses a USB cable too – so hopefully we can find a way to get it working as a PC webcam just like the EyeToy.

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6 Responses to “PS3 Eye no longer a ‘toy’”

  1. lucas on January 10th, 2008 1:05 pm

    can i use the ps3 eye as a webcam?

  2. iPlayPlayStation on January 10th, 2008 1:40 pm

    No. Not yet anyway.

  3. TheDeviant on February 24th, 2008 1:05 am

    I hope you guys get some drivers up for this cam. The quality isn’t bad on it and it saves me needing to buy another one :D

  4. shab on August 25th, 2008 11:17 am

    Oh man… +1000 on making drivers for this thing that run on PC :)

  5. tone on May 25th, 2009 5:49 am

    when will it become available to use the PS3 eye as a webcam?

  6. paul on September 18th, 2009 12:39 pm

    dose the ps3 eye work with a laptop yet?

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