Apple reportedly building new Apple TV with built-in camera and speaker

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Apple is successful the aboriginal stages of gathering a caller Apple TV instrumentality with a built-in camera and speaker, according to Bloomberg.

The newest Apple TV was released successful 2016 and is agelong overdue for an update arsenic it competes with TV products from Amazon, Google and Roku that person gained marketplace stock by routinely adding caller features.

A camera could alteration services similar FaceTime calls, which are already disposable connected Macs, iPhones and iPads, and would fto radical video chat done their TVs. That would bring immoderate features connected a par with the Amazon Fire TV Cube, which supports webcams for video chats but doesn't person its ain camera, oregon the Facebook Portal TV, which has a built-in camera. The talker could assistance it treble arsenic a HomePod-like instrumentality to play euphony and talk with Siri.

Bloomberg warned Apple could inactive determine to scrap the project.

In the meantime, Apple is expected to denote a caller Apple TV with an improved distant power and a faster processor astatine immoderate constituent successful 2021, Bloomberg said successful September.

Read much connected Bloomberg.