The HUE HD camera is a cost-effective alternative to a standard classroom document camera and is perfect for stop-motion animation. Easy to use and portable, this camera is popular with teachers throughout the world.
The built-in microphone allows you to record your presentation or a student speaking about a topic. With its weighted base and flexible neck, the camera can also be used to magnify very small items such as insects, circuit boards, and more to share them with the whole classroom.
Unique, innovatively-designed USB camera with a built-in microphone.
The camera can be removed from its base and plugged directly into a USB port for use as a webcam with online chat applications, such as Skype™, FaceTime, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, and every other major network. It will also work with web-casting services such as uStream.
Widely used as a portable classroom document camera/visualizer in conjunction with a whiteboard.
Perfect for creating animated films, live videos, or time-lapse recordings with HUE Animation, available separately or as a bundle.
Use the camera for real-time live video and for recording sound and video. The HUE USB camera produces excellent image quality even when projected onto a whiteboard.
Plug and play: simply connect the HUE camera to your computer’s USB port and it will be ready to use.
By connecting your HUE camera to your computer and a projector you can share students’ work, books, experiments, and pictures.
Use HUE visualizers for:
Lessons on an interactive whiteboard
An alternative to a basic microscope
Stop motion animation
Video journals (vlogging)
Video chat with other schools
Not sure which HUE camera is right for you? Check our comparison chart to discover the differences between the HUE HD cameraand the HUE HD Pro. The HUE HD Camera is also available bundled with our HUE Animation software as part of the HUE Animation Studio.
HUE HD camera
6 ft (1.8m) USB to mini-USB cable
Record video and sound directly to the computer
Capture images up to A5
Full 360° rotation
Integrated USB microphone
Plug and Play (UVC compatible)
Compatible with Windows and macOS (Mac OS X)
Available in a choice of colors
The HUE HD camera will work on all computers which have a USB port and support UVC ‘plug and play’ cameras, including Windows (10, 8, 7, Vista, XP), macOS (Mac OS X 10.4.3 and later), and most Linux distributions. HUE cameras can also be plugged directly into an interactive flat panel display if the panel has its own built-in operating system. A list of known compatible devices is availablehere.
Suitable for both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 10, 8, 7, and macOS
Also compatible with the 32-bit editions of Windows XP and Vista
Universal Mac compatibility: works with both Intel and PowerPC Macs
128 MB RAM (512 MB RAM recommended)
Available USB 2.0, 3.0 or 1.1 port
The microphone requires a compatible sound card and speakers (recommended 16 bit or higher)
5-layer antiglare optical lens
Video format: MJPG, YUY2
Viewing angle: 73 degrees
Focus range: 5cm ~ infinity
Low barrel/pincushion distortion and focus variation at edges of the visual field
Video resolution (interpolated): 1600 x 1200 (10 fps real-time), 1024 x 768, 800 x 600 (15 fps)
Video resolution (native): 1280 x 720 to 160 x 120 (30 fps)
Supports lower rates (0-30 fps contiguous)
Accurate (+/- 0.25 FPS) video frame rate even in low-light environments