Logitech has unveiled the Logitech QuickCam Fusion webcam with a 1.3 megapixel sensor, Logitech RightLight technology, Logitech RightSound technology and an integrated microphone.

The QuickCam Fusion webcam is the first webcam to come with Logitech Video Effects software that offers people the ability to further personalize and have fun with their video calls.

Effects include turning themselves into three-dimensional animated characters that mimic facial movements, or adding accessories to their on-screen image, such as a pair of glasses or a crown.

Logitech Video Effects software works with all popular instant messaging applications including MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger and AOL Instant Messenger(AIM).

The Logitech QuickCam Fusion webcam also features an ultra-wide field of view lens, which provides 78 degrees of visibility. This is also Logitech´s first webcam certified to support the faster data rates of Hi-Speed USB.

The Logitech QuickCam Fusion webcam has a suggested retail price of £79.99 in Europe.