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By removing the IR filter of the webcam, IR LEDs can be used, which has the advantage of being invisible to the naked eye, removing a distraction from the user.
Track IR is a commercial version of this technology.
For a more complete list see Comparison of webcam software.
Webcams may be installed at places such as childcare centres, offices, shops and private areas to monitor security and general activity.With very-low-light capability, a few specific models of webcams are very popular to photograph the night sky by astronomers and astro photographers.Mostly, these are manual-focus cameras and contain an old CCD array instead of comparatively newer CMOS array.Webcams have been used for augmented reality experiences online.One such function has the webcam act as a "magic mirror" to allow an online shopper to view a virtual item on themselves.