Definition of headcam in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdkam/


A small video camera attached to a hat or helmet or strapped to the head, used especially to provide video footage from the wearer’s perspective: he hurtled down the cliff face at speeds of 40mph, all the while filming his descent on his headcam
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  • We put headcams on kids in order to see their lunchtime experiences from their point of view.
  • You know sports headcams are serious business when large electronics manufacturers are getting into the game.
  • The quality of the footage, as with many other headcams, depends greatly on the light conditions and where and how you've mounted your camera.


1990s: from head + cam.

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