Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Panasonic intros Skype-ready HD camera for VIERA HDTVs

updated 04:25 pm EDT, Tue April 20, 2010

Panasonic shows Skype-compatible webcam for HDTVs

After announcing Panasonic and LG will build Skype-compatible HDTVs in January, Panasonic has now introduced an add-on webcam that lets users hold video calls using Skype. The TY-CC10W web camera will be compatible with certain VIERA HDTVs. It will plug into a USB 2.0 port of a set with the latest firmware installed and enable video chats at up to 720p resolution when logged into a regular Skype account.

The camera has a 1/4 CMOS sensor that has a 56.8-degree coverage and four microphones. In full HD, video comes in H.264 at 22FPS; it reaches a full 30FPS at VGA size.

Panasonic will ship the TY-CC10W in Japan on June 11 for the equivalent of about $194. Plans for a more widespread release have not been revealed. [via Impress]








By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. alterseekers

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Nov 2010

    0

    great news!

    This is really a great new feature from Panasonic. Imagine, you can now enjoy communicating with your friends and relatives through Skype, in the comfort of your own living room . Most of these should be connected wirelessly via WiFi connection, and having a wireless rotuer in your home can really help. Anyway, speaking of wireless routers, if you're looking for a good one, I recommend you check out the Netgear Wireless Router for Video and Gaming. You can use this device to connect computers, gaming consoles, notebooks, or wireless printers, and also your networked home theater devices. You can also use this to stream video and music from a USB drive to media players and DLNA TV's, even without using a computer. Not that's one powerful wireless router for you. For more information about Netgear's Wireless Router for Video and Gaming, check out this site: http://bit.ly/bByST7. Enjoy!

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Tesoro Tizona G2N Elite gaming keyboard

The market for gaming keyboards is getting crowded, starting off with some fairly simple keyboards and diverging into the land of modu ...

GX Gaming DeathTaker mouse

Gaming is a serious endeavor for many people, driving them to look for the best performance in their system and interface devices. Fro ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News