He feels that cameras are a great tool for overcoming the tendency of computers to isolate individuals.
While many people go to women's cameras as sexual voyeurs, he tends to have fewer of these visitors.
Virtually In Person Most cameras attached to the Web are simple devices -- they take a fresh, static picture every minute or so.
Shawn Stepper works on the next generation of cameras - viewer-controlled devices.
His goal is to create devices that will make collaborative work easier among people working from remote locations.Her Website normally receives 10,000 to 15,000 hits a day from people who watch her go through her daily routine.The site offers both streaming video (by subscription only) as well as images from the Webcam. Christine says she likes the interaction and visitors being able to see, hear, and chat with her. The site gets visitors from all over the world -- even though what is going on is not very spectacular.Since August 97, Ana Voog has become one of the main "stars" of the Webcam world - a self-described "artist" who lives most of her waking (and sleeping) hours in front of her Webcam.With her playful approach to performing for the camera, her pets, and her little messages about love, music, and poetry, she has gained an enormous following.In addition to denying access to Websites, the software will also prevent typing in names and addresses.The Housewife Cam Christine, also known as The Housewife, has had a Webcam going for the past six months.Some of the most well-known products are Net Nanny, Surf Watch, and Cyber Patrol.These programs use hidden "bad" lists, and allow the parent to configure what they think their children should and shouldn't see.When he does get the odd request to get naked, he usually tries to draw the visitor into conversation.In the future, he plans to run his camera from a laptop in cafes and other places to offer visitors a glimpse at his everyday life.