Samsung TVs join the Skype lineup


Skype’s ( march to conquer the living room and consumers continues.  Samsung and Skype announced that Samsung’s latest and greatest broadband HDTVs will feature embedded Skype software for voice and video calls.

The new Samsung LED 7000 and 8000 series models are shipping with Skype software today in Korea and worldwide in the first […]

CES 2010: Skype TV media tour in pictures


Finally unearthed from a backlog of other tasks, some photos of Skype at CES 2010.


The Skype client on the high-end Panasonic Viera TV.  Note the rectangular box at the top of the TV, an add-on specially designed video camera for conducting Skype video calls.

Outside the Skype display at the […]

CES 2010 – Pictures from the HD Voice Summit – Part One


Some pictures from the HD Voice Summit at 2010 CES last week in Las Vegas.

“Defining HD Voice” Panel – Rob Pegoraro, Consumer Technology Columnist, Washington Post at the podium;Mike Rude VP Business Development, DSP Group in the middle; Jan Linden, VP Engineering, Global IP Solutions to the right.

“HD Voice – […]

CES 2010 – Skype talks TV, swarms event


Las Vegas – Skype was in force at CES for the debut of its software on high-end Panasonic and nearly all LG HDTVs coming out by mid-2010.   The company was making the most of  its announcement enabling the aforementioned TV sets to make and receive audio and video calls with a bit more hardware.


CES 2010 – XConnect talks HD voice interconnect trials


HD Voice Summit at 2010 CES, Las Vegas — XConnect released some information on a free trial for HD voice providers to the company’s Global Alliance platform and said more details will be defined and announced by IT EXPO.

The announcement by XConnect Vice President Mark Benisz was greeted with a call for applause […]

Among the Moderators for HD Voice Summit at 2010 CES


Among the moderators at the HD Voice Summit at 2010 CES are–

Rob Pegoraro, Technology Columnist, Washington Post

Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director, TMC

Richard Romagnino, Vice President Business Development, VoiceAge Corporation

Dan Shey, Practice Director – Mobile Services, ABI Research

Andy Abramson, CEO, […]

HD Voice Summit at 2010 CES FYIs


More information on the HD Voice Summit at 2010 CES can be found at including program pricing ($295 advanced, $395 at the door), listing of sessions, and session descriptions.

Next week, Doug Mohney will be contacting speakers, panelist and moderators to confirm/update session panels and times, plus sending out expectations (i.e. minimal Powerpoint).


Consumer HD Voice Summit @ CES – What do you think?


Some of the delay in posting news from last week’s HD Communications Summit in New York City is due to rapid-response work in terms of doing leg work for a Consumer HD Voice Summit at the 2010 International CES in Las Vegas in January.

We’re waiting to hear back from CES, but if you […]