This true HD camera gives you bright and colorful video, and makes it easy to post to your favorite social sites. The Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 is a basic webcam designed for high definition recording. The sensor records in 720p high definition at 30 frames per second, resulting in a widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio picture. TrueColor technology is used to adjust the brightness and color balance automatically for various lighting conditions, enabling the camera to be used in a variety of conditions. This camera is optimized for use with Windows Live software, and can also be used with Yahoo! Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, and Skype. Windows Live Movie Maker and Windows Live Photo Gallery are included for video and picture manipulation. The base is designed to attach on a variety of screens or laptops.