Microsoft LifeCam Studio

Does any know if the Microsoft LifeCam Studio webcamera has the ability  to blur backgrounds during live video.  Thanks.
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KimputerCommented:
No webcam has this ability. It needs either a software filter before the feed is sent out, or the lens has to have spectacular specifications to allow for an extreme depth of field effects (usually only expensive SLR lenses have these, not webcams).
Since the last option is definitely not applicable to any webcam, the first option is the way to go. Find good software, and then the webcam itself is less important. It could be that the filter is already built-in with the drivers from MS, though, that would save you the need to search for this specific software. Some reviews and even Youtube video suggests its built-in, but most of those are from years ago, and I can't tell if they still keep these filters in the Win8 software/drivers package.
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itsmevicAuthor Commented:
Awesome!  Thank you.
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