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Briefly: FaceTime, Now On Your HDTV? (Thanks to iPad 2)

Just a thought: with Apple’s new Digital AV Adapter, the iPad 2 will be able to mirror all the video from its screen onto any HDTV. That presumably includes output from its video camera.

Realtime FaceTime video calling, now on your HDTV? Sign us up. Though adding a camera accessory to the Apple TV seems like a smarter and more efficient way of handling this, any way to bring FaceTime into the living room will be welcome.

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If Apple were to make some kind of FaceTime camera for AppleTV, it would certainly pull the rug out from under Cisco’s Umi: The Umi hardware goes for $600 and the monthly service plan costs at least $21.99.

Posted by orgel in Falls Church, VA on March 4, 2011 at 11:47 AM (CST)

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