Stay in touch wherever you are with Creative's sleek Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam, which offers a true HD sensor for great images that will have you looking your best even under less-than-perfect conditions like dim lighting.
Compact and stylish, the Skype-compatible Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam is plug-and-play, with no need for messing around with fussy drivers. Just plug it in and you're off, whether you're video-blogging, teleconferencing, or just hanging out with faraway friends!
With features such as one-touch instant snapshot, a built-in microphone with noise-cancellation and smooth video playback with 1280x720 widescreen video resolution at up to 30 frames per second, the Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD Webcam is your best choice for staying connected over the web!
General information Applications Multimedia and Internet applications
Video Resolution Up to 1280x720 pixels
Motionless Picture Resolution Up to 5MP with interpolation
Sensor HD CMOS Image Sensor
Microphone Integrated mono microphone with noise-cancellation
Button for Instant Pictures Yes
Mac/PC Microsoft® Windows® 7 32-bit or 64-bit / Windows Vista® 32-bit or 64-bit with Service Pack 1 / Windows XP Professional x64 Edition / Windows XP with Service Pack 2
Apple® Macintosh® OS X 10.5
Linux® Kernel 2.6
Skype certified No
Skype compatible Yes
Range / USB Cable 1.7 metres
Other Multi-attach base
To make use of the 720p HD video for webcam use you need to use a webcam program that supports widescreen HD webcam's like Skype. Windows Live Messenger doesn't support this yet as far as i'm aware :(