Apple HDTV Features Thunderbolt Display, Siri and iSight Camera for FaceTime Video Calls
A latest exclusive report from Cult of Mac claims; Prototype Apple HDTV set has been seen by the reliable sources to the site and they told to the site that upcoming Apple TV set ( might be called iTV) features a thunderbolt display and is equipped with Siri and iSight Camera for making FaceTime Video calls. However, the display screen of this well rumored Apple TV set is much larger than 27” model currently offered.
The source claims that the prototype Apple television set seen by him has a Siri-enabled iSight camera for making FaceTime video calls on the larger screen of the device. Besides the fact that TV set users usually sit farther away from the device as compared to their computers and mobile devices, the iSight Camera will be still able to automatically detect and track faces, zooming in on them for FaceTime calls even if they leave about the room.
The Apple HDTV makes FaceTime calls using the built-in iSight camera. The camera is sophisticated, with facial recognition and the ability to zoom into the user’s face and follow them as they walk around the room. This allows users to make video calls from the couch across the room, rather than having to stand smack in front of the TV.
In addition, calls are initiated by Siri, the iPhone 4S’s virtual assistant. “[Apple] used Siri to make a FaceTime call,” the source said.
A revolutionary and innovative Apple TV Set was one of the dreams of late Steve Jobs, and once the idea of Siri was floated to him, he was much pleased on it and he said “ we have finally cracked television” as reported in Steve Jobs biography written by Walter Isaacson. Jobs believed that Siri enabled TV set will be more users’ friendly and would have a more chic interface than others making it a revolutionary TV set in television market.
No doubt, Jobs’ vision was wide and versatile; a TV set which would function according to your voice commands through Siri voice reconditioning system would be a blockbuster once it comes in the tech markets.
A Siri enabled Apple TV set was first reported by the New York Times claiming that Apple was keenly working on its own TV set to revolutionize TV market and the device would be released in late 2012 or early 2013.
We have earlier reported number of speculations and news about Apple TV set and we hope that by the end of this year an iTV would be smiling there in every shopping mall though some analyst don’t think so and guess even 2014 as Apple TV’s launching time-frame.Apple, Apple TV