Tuesday, January 05, 2010

A venture integrating Skype into the family room - CNET News

Sign of the times – although I still think a TV-attached general-purpose device will be more useful; see the full article for details

There will soon be something new to watch on the living room TV: your relatives and friends in different parts of the world.

On Tuesday, Panasonic and LG Electronics, two of the top television makers, are to announce that they are integrating the free online calling service Skype into their Internet-connected high-definition televisions.

People who buy these TVs, along with an extra Web camera and microphone accessory designed for the living room, can conduct free, live video chats and phone calls from the couch.

A venture integrating Skype into the family room - CNET News

Post a Comment