Against the background of the spread of coronavirus, the popularity of video chats has grown significantly, but on old PCs or when using inexpensive Webcams, the picture is often noticeably "lame". Canon has introduced an original solution that allows you to significantly improve the quality of the video during video conferences without additional costs.
The EOS Webcam Utility Beta proprietary application is designed for Windows 10 users who have one of 25 Canon cameras supported. Using proprietary software, they can connect their gadget to a computer for use as a high-resolution webcam.
“This beta version of the software, created by Canon software developers, helps consumers improve the look of their videos by using video conferencing applications that are popular on the market, delivering crisp, high-quality images,” says Canon.
The current version of the utility supports the following camera models:
Canon representatives note that the concept itself is not new - for example, on Twitch, you can often see broadcasts conducted through a DSLR. However, the company claims that the new utility makes this feature not only more accessible but also extends it to most applications by installing the camera in the system without "crutches". You can download EOS Webcam Utility Beta on the official website of the developer.