June 11, 2008 08:00 ET

Give Geek Love on Father's Day With IPEVO's PoV Web Camera

Point and Shoot Handheld Web Camera Offers Alternative to Ties and Coffee Mugs

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - Despite high gas prices and the falling dollar, consumers plan to spend an average of $94.54 on Father's Day gifts this year, only a slight drop from $98.34 in 2007, according to the National Retail Federation's 2008 Father's Day Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey.(1) Typical gifts for dads include clothing, books and CDs.

IPEVO encourages consumers to branch out this year and give dads something they will remember without hurting their wallet. IPEVO's new PoV Web camera is a unique handheld webcam that offers fathers the ability to connect with family and friends through video chat and pictures, while its $39.99 price tag(2) allows conscientious moms and kids to stretch their gift-giving budget.

Unlike built-in and traditional fixed-mount webcams, the PoV has a handheld, pen-shaped design capable of capturing video from any angle and vantage point. Dad can share memories long after his big day with a simple point-and-shoot action, rather than just the typical 'talking head' video screen. The webcam is capable of focusing down to 1.5 inches away from the subject matter, and features an oversized focusing ring for smooth and dynamic focus adjustment between normal video chat and close-ups.

IPEVO's PoV can also be used in its base or attached to a computer. Its compact size allows Dad to carry it along during business travel and keep everyone posted on the sights and sounds of the world.

IPEVO's Web camera is compatible with Yahoo! Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, Windows Live Messenger and Skype. Give your dad something new this year and bask in the glory that at just $39.99 you brought him closer to the Internet world. Order now from IPEVO's online store:


What you experience, you believe -- IPEVO creates communication and collaboration devices that expand and enhance the overall Experience over the Internet. Renowned for its iconic line of best-selling VoIP hardware, IPEVO has established a reputation for innovating award-wining designs and affordable products to help make the Internet a better place for what matters most -- connecting, communicating, and sharing with the world around us. For more information, visit

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(2) Suggested US retail MSRP. Actual price may vary.

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