If you’re forgetful then the MeCam could make business that little bit easier!

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We would like to introduce MeCam, a wearable camera invented by Drew Martin based in Miami. MeCam has been designed to allow its users to capture theirĀ lives on-the-go. However, here at e-Advantage HQ we’ve had a few ideas that we feel make it a potentially great product for businesses too!

First off, lets just have a look at the features of the MeCam. Wearable either on aĀ necklace orĀ by clipping to your shirtĀ (or anywhere else for that matter), MeCam shoots in 720p HD video with the option for 5 megapixel photos toĀ alsoĀ beĀ taken . Furthermore the MeCam has infrared lights allowing for filming in lowlight/darkĀ conditionsĀ and weighs just 57 grams! It has a microphone that captures audio within a 3 metre diameter and its battery life allows for well over an hour’s continuous recording.

So, how could it be used in your business we hear you cry. Well, if you’re someone who struggles to put names to faces after networkĀ meetings, why not clip a MeCam on so you can not only get to see who is who but also listen over your conversations and see if you missed a potential sale! The MeCam could allow you to impress people with your memory of who they are, what they do and what they need, making those all important sales that little bit easier.

If you’re someone who tends to forget some of the key points in your morning meetings the MeCam could allow you to replay them back to yourself so you don’t forget what you’ve promised to do. It has an SD card slot you can store up to 4 hours of video with a 16GB card. By simplyĀ plugging it in to your computer with the provided USB lead you can transfer the files straight off it and on to your computer.

It could also be used outside of business too, ensuring you capture those events that don’t quite allow you enough time to get out a more conventional camera! At just $49.99 with its main competitors appearing to be the likes of GoPro (retailing for nearer the Ā£200-300 mark) MeCam could be the next big video and audio capture device. An interesting new gadget with a wealth of possibilities we are sure haven’t even been thought of yet. Click this link to see how MeCam works in greater detail. What would you use it for?

About the author 

Pete Baikins

Pete Baikins is an international authority on gamification, a lifelong gamer, successful entrepreneur and a lecturer. As CEO of Gamification+ Ltd he mentors and trains companies world-wide on the use of gamification to solve business challenges. Gamification+ won the Board of Trade Award from the UK's Department of International Trade in January 2019.

Pete is co-host of the health gamification podcast Health Points and is also Chair of Gamification Europe, the annual conference for Gamification practitioners.

Pete is an Honorary Ambassador for GamFed (International Gamification Confederation), having previously been the Chair from 2014 to February 2019, whose aim is to spread best practices within and support the gamification industry.

After 15 years as a Lecturer on gamification and entrepreneurship at the University of Brighton he now guest lectures on Gamification at Kingā€™s College London and at ESCP Europe at post-graduate and under-graduate levels.

Over the past 20 years Pete has built and sold two businesses. One was in security software and the more recent one was a telecoms and internet connectivity business. He is also an Ambassador for Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce in the UK.

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