Friday, September 04, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Updated Google Street View App Has 360-degree Images
Samsung Seeks Piece of Nascent Smartwatch Market With New Gear S2 Smartwatch
Ricoh Unveils Upgraded THETA S Spherical Camera
Barnes & Noble and Samsung Unveil New Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK
Sony Is Entering The Pico Projector Market
Intel Media Server Studio 2016 Enables Faster Video Transcoding and Transition to HEVC and 4K
JBL Expands Aftermarket Subwoofer Line-up, Promises Big Concert Sound From New Portable Bluetooth Speaker
AMD To Showcase Broadcast Ecosystem Workflows at IBC 2015
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Samsung to Unveil Broadband HDTVs with Embedded Skype Capability


Samsung and Skype today announced that the new Samsung LED 7000 and 8000 series models of 2010 high-definition televisions will feature embedded Skype software allowing Skype users to make video and voice calls through the TVs.

Samsung will begin shipping TVs with Skype software in the Korean market today, and worldwide in the first half of 2010.

"Our consumers want their televisions to be a 'one-stop shop' for entertainment and communication delivered with the highest quality," said Kevin Kyungshik Lee, Vice President of Visual Display at Samsung Electronics. "Including Skype on our TVs meets that expectation perfectly. We're thrilled that Samsung?s consumers can now use our TVs to experience the rich video and voice communication that hundreds of millions of Skype users worldwide enjoy."

Televisions with built-in Skype software were first introduced at the International Consumer Electronics Show in January 2010.

The Samsung LED 7000 and 8000 series televisions include Samsung's free Internet@TV service, which allows access to select online content. Consumers who connect the TVs to the Internet can attach a FREETALK TV Camera for Samsung provided by In Store Solutions (ISS), available at www.skype.com/store, making it possible to place and receive voice calls and High Quality Video calls. Voice calls will use Skype's SILK audio codec, which enables wideband audio quality.

Using the TVs' remote controls, consumers can create free Skype accounts, log into their existing accounts and navigate via a Skype interface accessible on the televisions' screens. Skype video calls will be free, as will voice calls between Skype users. Using Skype to call traditional landline and mobile phones will cost just pennies per minute.


Previous
Next
Microsoft Enters Intellectual Property Licensing Agreement With Panasonic        All News        iTunes Store Tops 10 Billion Songs Sold
Samsung Ships First 3D LED TVs in South Korea     Consumer Electronics News      Samsung Showcases New Products at Second Annual Samsung European Forum

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Seeks Piece of Nascent Smartwatch Market With New Gear S2 Smartwatch
Samsung Focuses On The Internet of Things at IFA 2015
IFA: Samsung Launches The "HumanFit" Wearable Platform
Samsung IoT Device Will Take Care Of Your Sleep
Samsung's Circular Gear S2 Smartwatches Unveiled
Samsung Used TSMC's Technology To Prevail In Chip Manufacturing Race
Samsung To Accelerate Chip Production
Samsung Announces New Wireless Audio 360 Speakers
Samsung Says Users Should Follow The Manual With Galaxy Note 5 Stylus
Samsung To Give iPhone Users The new Galaxy Smartphones
New Galaxy Note 5 Phablet Has The Best Display: report
Samsung Offers USB Flash Drive Family

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .