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Elgato Facecam and Wave XLR promise pro A/V at streamer-friendly prices

Elgato Facecam and Wave XLR promise pro A/V at streamer-friendly prices

Elgato has launched a new webcam, with the Elgato Facecam promising pro-level optics from something that can perch on top of your display. It's part of a range of new streaming and recording focused tech that the company has announced today, including an updated Stream Deck, a new microphone interface, and specialist stands.

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Elgato’s new mouse mat doubles as a green screen (and it’s genius)

Elgato’s new mouse mat doubles as a green screen (and it’s genius)

If you've stopped by Twitch anytime in the past few years, you've likely noticed that a lot of streamers are using green screens these days. Rather than show the room around them with their webcam, they'll instead use chroma keys and green screens to hide everything except for them, keeping the focus entirely on themselves and the gameplay.

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Elgato Light Strip and acoustic Wave Panels give streamers an A/V upgrade

Elgato Light Strip and acoustic Wave Panels give streamers an A/V upgrade

Elgato has launched a new Light Strip of color-changing LEDs, along with a set of acoustic panels intent to help streamers cut echo and make their home studios look more enticing. The Elgato Light Strip may not have a clever name, but it does pack 108 RGBWW LEDs along its 79 inch length.

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Elgato Ring Light adds WiFi to a WFH essential

Elgato Ring Light adds WiFi to a WFH essential

Ring lights have gone from YouTube and TikTok star niche to work-from-home must-have for anybody wanting to look their best on video calls, and now Elgato is getting in on the action. The new Elgato Ring Light promises not only consistent - and flattering - LED lighting, it's also easier to control since it's WiFi-connected.

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Elgato Cam Link 4K turns GoPros, DSLRs, camcorders into 4K sources

Elgato Cam Link 4K turns GoPros, DSLRs, camcorders into 4K sources

YouTube and live streaming have become so easy and popular thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones but not everyone streams on location or from their mobile device. Others choose or are forced to do it from their PCs or Macs and may not have the high-quality cameras to do the job. And they don’t have to, says streaming hardware company Elgato. If they have a DSLR, an action cam, or even just a camcorder, they can record impressive 4K footage thanks to the magical Elgato Cam Link 4K.

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Elgato Stream Deck Mini slims streamer’s favorite in size and price

Elgato Stream Deck Mini slims streamer’s favorite in size and price

Elgato has a new, cheaper version of its control panel for streamers, with the Stream Deck Mini paring the pad down to six buttons, each a tiny LCD screen. The new model follows on from the Stream Deck, launched last year, which offered a quick way to trigger custom graphics, effects, and more while in the heat of a livestream.

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Elgato becomes Eve as it sells gaming arm to Corsair

Elgato becomes Eve as it sells gaming arm to Corsair

A lot of companies will tell you that smart homes are the future, and it seems Elgato believes the same thing. Today, Elgato announced that it will rebrand to Eve Systems, which shares the name of the company's smart home product line up. It seems that Eve, which was introduced back in 2014, has been a successful endeavor for Elgato, because it will now shift its focus entirely to IoT and smart home devices.

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Elgato’s Eve Aqua adds HomeKit to your outdoor faucet

Elgato’s Eve Aqua adds HomeKit to your outdoor faucet

Elgato is spreading the smart home outside with the new Eve Aqua and Eve Flare bringing the IoT to your irrigation system and exterior lighting. Adding to Elgato's growing Eve platform of connected devices, which already includes interior lighting, HomeKit-enabled temperature sensors, and more, the new products are both designed to work with Apple's smart home system.

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Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock is a mobile hub for 4K

Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock is a mobile hub for 4K

Elgato just revealed their newest in a line of docks made for Thunderbolt-loving computer enthusiasts. This dock is called Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock, and it's very tiny, and very full of ports. Much like past Elgato products, this one's clearly made to look good right next to your Apple computer - color matching!

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Elgato Eve Aqua lets you control your garden hose with Siri

Elgato Eve Aqua lets you control your garden hose with Siri

Apple's Siri connectivity to smart home devices is getting a real boost with Elgato's latest collection of devices. Included in the mix is Eve Thermo, Eve Lock, Eve Window Guard, Eve Smoke, and Eve Aqua. The only one of these coming to the United States as of now is the the Eve Aqua, a device that allows you to control your hose's release of water.

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Elgato Eve Degree Review: A simple temperature & humidity HomeKit sensor

Elgato Eve Degree Review: A simple temperature & humidity HomeKit sensor

Apple's HomeKit may have had a quiet start, but third-party accessories for an iOS smart home are gradually picking up pace. Latest to store shelves is Elgato's Eve Degree, a compact temperature, humidity, and air pressure sensor, wrapped up in a simple and handsome design, and promising to be the smart trigger your connected home has been asking for.

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Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock to clean up desks next month

Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock to clean up desks next month

Yesterday, Intel reveal its big industry push to make Thunderbolt 3 the de facto standard in wired connectivity. It enumerated the benefits of this technology, which is basically a beefed up USB-C connection. One of those is the ability for a single cable to do everything from power to data to display. No where is that going to be more evident than in Elgato's Thunderbolt 3 Dock specifically designed with the new MacBook Pro in mind and finally shipping next month.

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