A webcam is a video camera that feeds or streams its image in real time to or through a computer to a computer network.When "captured" by the computer, the video stream may be saved, viewed or sent on to other networks via systems such as the internet, and emailed as an attachment.Few of us use their full potential for fun, convenience, and safety.
Several construction projects undertaken between 1964 and the present have added a considerable amount of office space that is out of view of the camera. Yankee Publishing Parking — The parking lot in the center of the frame is used by the employees of Yankee Publishing and, occasionally, Dublin citizenry.
They have also become a source of security and privacy issues, as some built-in webcams can be remotely activated by spyware.
The most popular use of webcams is the establishment of video links, permitting computers to act as videophones or videoconference stations.
Our webcam is mounted at our headquarters in Dublin, New Hampshire, on the side of the Thomas Building, named for the founder of The Old Farmer's Almanac, Robert B. Our accounting, circulation, and information services departments are located in this building. The building is named for Robb Sagendorph (Almanac editor from 1941-1970), founder of Yankee magazine and the 11th editor of The Old Farmer's Almanac.
The small photo at the right shows the webcam mounted on the side of the building. The portion of the building in view dates from 1805.