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Dreameye Digital Camera

The Dreameye is a digital camera released for the Sega Dreamcast, it was released in Japan in 2000. It was designed to be used as a webcam and a digital still camera. It came bundled with the photo editing software Visual Park which allowed users to view, edit and send images

The Dreameye came with a microphone headset, stand, batteries, software and a microphone plug card. The camera took pictures at 0.3 megapixels (640x480).

Technical Specifications.

  • Image Device - 1/3 Inch CMOS Image Sensor.
  • Resolution - 640x480.
  • Picture Storage Medium - Flash Ram.
  • Picture Storage Limit - 31 images.
  • Power Supply - 2 AAA batteries or DC.
  • Dimensions (Main body) - 58x80x19mm.
  • Weight - 28g.

Date : 2000

Manufacturer : Sega

Physical Description : Dreameye Camera. Battery Pack. Microphone Plug Card. Stand. Cable. Visual Park Disk. Visual Park Manual (In Japanese). Packaging.

Archive References : CCH OE 591

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH56478. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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