Virtual adult webcams
Mountain High provides live images from four major areas including the top of the West Resort, base of the East Resort, Borderline, and the Playground jib park.
A webcam is a video camera that feeds or streams its image in real time to or through a computer to a computer network.
Below are some common winter species observed at the Algonquin Park Visitor Centre.
See what species have been observed this week in the Algonquin Park Birding Report.
Unlike an IP camera (which connects using Ethernet or Wi-Fi), a webcam is generally connected by a USB cable, or similar cable, or built into computer hardware, such as laptops.
The term "webcam" (a clipped compound) may also be used in its original sense of a video camera connected to the Web continuously for an indefinite time, rather than for a particular session, generally supplying a view for anyone who visits its web page over the Internet.
It should be noted that the Web Eye VR can also double as a traditional 2D webcam.
The camera comes with small tripod that is easy to attach/detach, allowing for a wide range of camera placement.
Many sport fishermen model their flies or lures after the first few stages of the salmon life cycle to catch resident fish species that prey on juvenile salmon in streams and lakes.
Ever wondered why birds are common in some winters and seem absent in other years? Learn more from former Algonquin Park Naturalist Ron Pittaway in the current Winter Finch Forecast.
A male Evening Grosbeak (left) is a striking-looking, seed-eating specialist that uses its massive bill to crush cherry pits and other large seeds. American Goldfinch eat the seeds of White Birch, Speckled Alder, White Cedar and various weeds. An American Goldfinch has 50% greater feather mass in winter than in summer to survive cold temperatures like those found in Algonquin Park.
The current reality is, however, that most users cannot fully use these capabilities because they do not have Web Eye VR webcam will “allow users to broadcast live, stereoscopic video with proper depth perception and a wide field of view right from their computer.” The webcam features dual 1920x1080 video sensors that are separated by about the typical adult interpupillary distance.
The camera is capable of recording 3D at 30 FPS and has a 160° viewing angle. Foremost is the fact that 180º fisheye lenses have very large distortion at the edges of the field of view.