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Panasonic today debuted Skype functionality for a range of HDTVs.

Originally announced in January, Skype is now incorporated into Panasonic's VIERA CAST, a feature allowing users to access online content.

To use the Skype function, consumers must first purchase a separate proprietary HD camera. Spend £130 and you too can make "free" calls from the comfort of your settee.

Specially designed for Panasonic TVs, the TY-CC10W HD Communication Camera broadcasts 720p and picks up audio from sofa distance.

Panasonic TY-CC10W

Camera creates cool couch calling capabilities

Available now from retail stores, or Panasonic's E-Shop.

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