Skype on your TV launching in New Zealand

NZ Skype TV

Skype on the Panasonic Viera HD TV set

Panasonic New Zealand has announced availability of Skype on VIERA High Definition TV

For sometime Panasonic have been aiming to do a deal with Skype to include a built-in support for the internet service allowing users to makae a free voice or video call to another Skype user. They finally have completed the deal and now you can have acces to Skype on the latest Viera High Definition TV’s.

Viewers will be able to access the Skype service by pressing a button on their remote. And you can purchase a specioally engineered high definition (720p) video Sype Camera (sold seperately for $249) to place on the top of your TV Set. The cheapest model in Panasonic’s line-up to gain Skype support is a 32-inch LCD model that sells for $1399.

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