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cameras on laptop computers and the affordable price fo r the 'webcam' have led to the emergence of numerous services to transmit live v ideo The consolidation of the market for video cameras to computers, known as 'webcam ', has led to declining prices to amounts affordable to any pocket. Currently yo u can purchase a midrange model for less than 18 euros. The low cost has meant t hat the 'webcam' has become a standard fixture in any portable, so that the prop ortion of users with a webcam on your computer is constantly increasing. These t wo factors have opened the door to many services that enable the use of the camc order as an element in the communication between Internet users. Music lessons from the 'Messenger' The instant messaging service of Microsoft, 'Windows Live Messenger', and also t he 'Yahoo!', The 'Yahoo! Messenger ', provided, in addition to voice chat, users will see through small screens open on their computers. It is simple, free serv ices: only need to be registered in the service and the installation of a 'webca m' on your computer. The usefulness of this technology depends on the intentions of Internet users, but beyond the pure communication with family and friends, a re various practical applications cies that have developed in these video services. The website 'compose' (http:// www.componemos. Com) offers training courses in various instruments that use the 'Windows Live Messenger' as a means to teach classes. Thus, teacher and student are face to face with their musical instruments and can be practiced without re sorting to complex explanations of text to define how you use a guitar, a saxoph one or a violin. The page 'Guitar2000' (http://www.guitar2000.com/ com /) also i ncludes guitar lessons service via live video, in addition CONSUMER EROSKI ¬ 7 more than provide a newsletter 'video lessons' weekly finger position, different points, and so on. Even in the language learning with native speakers using the live video. Such classes are paid through transfers to online micro-payment ser vices like PayPal. Although there are communities such as italki free (www.italk i.com) which, in exchange for teaching our language, we can practice with native speakers. decide whether they want their broadcast is free and exclusive access to the sel ected contacts. Personal Televisions But the image live on the Internet not only focused on the diversity of professi onal training utilities, also is a means to tell our life to other Internet user s do not know. The purpose here is to create a personality in the Network and es tablish relationships with others. An increasing number of services that the use r issuing dominates daily life in the community, both recorded video and in live broadcasts. This is what is known as channel 'personal television'. In these se rvices, generally free, simply register by e-mail address and password to start broadcasting from 'webcam' that you want. Many Internet users who use these serv ices with a social purpose, while working or surfing the Internet. Others tell t

heir thoughts on camera while music log on or become a manicure. And there are m any fans!. SOME POPULAR SITES Stickam (http://www.stickam.com/): This is a website that allows broadcast and w atch the broadcasts of others. The user can choose to offer the entire community or only to certain people. The receivers can chat with the issuer of the video, you of their opinion or vote for him in a ranking of the best releases. Stickam is free and requires registering with an email account to start broadcasting fr om 'webcam' own. BlogTV (http://www.blogtv.com/): It works very similar to Stick am, but with the addition that lets you create personal channels that run from t he user's page on the service. It also facilitates the union on the same screen of the television images of the contacts that are looking to the user, who can c ommunicate. In this way you can organize meetings in which multi-band all partic ipants see and talk to each other. Qik (http://qik.com/): It is a service design ed for live broadcast to a mobile phone connected to the Internet.€This feature is only activated from a mobile phone with Symbian OS (the Nokia brand, Sony Er icsson and Samsung) and get the images it is capturing. From there, sent through the telephone network to the Qik website, which are emitted by the technique of 'streaming' (images are happening and are not recorded) to be seen. Videos issu ed include a code allowing them to be viewed on any other web site or blog. Mogu lus (http://www.mogulus.com/): It differs from others because it allows you to m ix video with live broadcasts, as would the maker of a television, so you get th e style that is more professional. You can comment on a video you've seen on the net, then another issue that has developed with his camera and, finally, leave both live and comment on videos. Open Meetings The websites of live broadcast may include other professional applications. Some technology companies that provide services using their bandwidth for free to ma nagers so that they can share their business meetings to a selected group of ext ernal contacts which allows them also to provide their views. This will get corp orate meetings open to any counselors who can provide solutions to certain probl ems. Another handy utility is that of giving lectures or master classes through these sites, thereby extending the audience who can not travel to the place of t he talk. These persons must access a website created to issue the conference and to see the image. On the other hand, issuers