Gadget uses Skype to send TV anywhere
Fancy turning your copy of Skype into a watch-anywhere TV viewer? Now you can, courtesy of Japanese company Novac, which today announced a box that turns any suitably-specified PC into a machine for beaming TV shows to anyone on the internet.
The key is in the software. The box itself is an analogue TV tuner – not digital, alas. The code connects the digitised video into a video-conferencing stream that can be sent via a local copy of Skype out to any other machine running the VoIP software. Sending a Skype instant message to the source lets you change channels.
Read more: reghardware.co.uk