For the spies out there amongst you and those of you wishing to keep up with the professors speaking at a million words per minute there’s the brand new Swann HD PenCam. This PenCam is one of two, the first being HD and the second having a “4GB” attached to the name. These units both work as ink pens and are able to capture high definition AVI videos as well as JPEG images, both able to do so in complete silence and without the person you’re recording knowing that the recording is going on.
These units are the same except for their ability to hold media – the PenCam HD comes with the ability to hold a microSD card up to 16GB in size while the PenCam 4GB has 4GB of space built-in to the pen. Both pens are able to switch between video and photo at the tap of a button and are able to plug into either Mac or PC for transferring of data to wherever you plan on putting it. Could this be your 007 moment at last?
This cam will be able to capture video and still images as both pens are, but you’ll be transferring information to your computer with your included card reader of via USB. This PenCam is powered with a fully rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery that’ll last you you up to 45 minutes of uptime after a full charge, and recharges again video the included USB cord. With an additional 16GB microSD card, Swann notes that you’ll be able to capture up to 8 hours of video or 72,000 still images.
This version of the PenCam has a simple USB connector coming straight off the lower half of the device, it able to then transfer the information you’ve collected to your computer with great ease. The battery lasts up to 90 minutes of use per charge and will recharge via your computer’s USB port. With the built-in memory of 4GB you’ll be able to capture 18,000 still images or 2 hours of video. This device will cost you $69.99 MSRP while the HD PenCam will cost you $99.99 MSRP and will be available for purchase from many fine retailers soon!