Canon Lowers VIZCAM Price for Ed. by $300

Through Canon's new Commitment to Education Program, schools can purchase the VIZCAM 1000 desktop camera for $995, a savings of $300. Students and teachers can use the VIZCAM to digitize pictures from almost any source including books, magazines, photos, slides, negatives and 3D objects.

A rugged three-axis articulated arm rotates 180 degrees at the base and camera head, and "locks" into position. Other highlights include a resolution of 450 TVL and macro viewing as close as 5/16".

The unit's lightweight, rugged design permits easy transport and withstands the rigors of day-to-day use. The Global SchoolNet Foundation, a long-time user of VIZCAM, features a desktop videoconferencing section on their web site (; visit it and register for a free copy of CU-SeeMe videoconferencing software, available while supplies last. Canon Visual Communication Systems Division, Lake Success, NY, (800) OK-CANON,

This article originally appeared in the 02/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.

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