Comcast Taps Technicolor for HD Video Calls

Technicolor will deliver a custom-developed telepresence adapter to Comcast designed to deliver HD video conferencing (calling) through TV sets. Technicolor's telepresence solution is designed to enable Comcast to deliver an interactive video calling experience ...

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Comcast Logo 250x110Technicolor will deliver a custom-developed telepresence adapter to Comcast designed to deliver HD video conferencing (calling) through TV sets. Technicolor's telepresence solution is designed to enable Comcast to deliver an interactive video calling experience to their subscribers using existing set-top boxes and TV sets as well as wireless LAN networks.

The telepresence adapter includes an HDMI input and output, Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi, RF4CE control, external USB and SD card slot, and an integrated external camera and microphone. Comcast first demonstrated the telepresence offering at The Cable Show in Chicago in June and has announced it plans to conduct market trials later this year.
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