Skype TX is an easy-to-use hardware and software combination that allows Skype video calls from anywhere in the world to be seamlessly integrated into any production. Today, Microsoft announced Skype TX’s release to manufacturing and also welcoming three brand new hardware partners to the Skype family: NewTek, Quicklink and Riedel. With Skype TX, one can seamlessly add full-frame Skype video and audio via SDI and it optimizes the experience for the broadcast workflow.   Skype TX hardware and software is easy to set up, with experts on hand should you need advice or assistance. The hardware has been designed for use in a studio environment, with call output in full frame HD-SDI formats with embedded or balanced audio. HD-SDI video can also be sent back to the caller along with balanced audio. Video and audio are free from all notifications, signals, adverts or pop-ups. Skype TX takes care of aspect ratio mismatches automatically ...

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Usually, Microsoft registers domain names related to a product ahead of the product launch. Recently, Jamie Zoch at Dot Weekly revealed that Microsoft has registered the Sway.com domain. Microsoft registering a single domain is not a big deal, but they have also registered several variations  of Sway.com like sway-CDN.com, sway-CDN.net, sway-INT.com and sway-INT.net. Right now, Microsoft has redirected all of these URL to Bing pages with search results for the terms. Apart from registering domain names, Microsoft has even registered a trademark for “Sway” with a description, covering computer software; computer application software; online computer software and software as a service. One thing is for sure, Microsoft is developing some cloud service in the name of Sway. Is it as consumer based service or enterprise based service under Azure umbrella? As expected, Microsoft didn’t comment on this story. via: TechCrunch Source: Dotweekly ...

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As per previous reports, Microsoft was expected to shutdown its Games for Windows Live service on July 1st. Last year, Microsoft ended the PC marketplace on Games for Windows Live service. While Microsoft’s own studios like Twisted Pixel Games have started to port their multiplayer gaming, achievements and other supports to steam, everyone expected the service to down at any point of time this year. However, Microsoft today responded to Game Informer that they are continuing to support the Games for Windows Live service and they remain committed to PC gaming in the coming years. We are continuing to support the Games for Windows Live service. A s previously announced, as part of the retirement of Microsoft Points the Xbox.com PC marketplace was closed. Although customers are unable to purchase new games from the marketplace or receive title updates, they can continue to enjoy previously purchased content by downloading them ...

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Popular push-to-talk service Voxer has now released a desktop app for Windows users. Voxer for Windows desktop allows you to get everything you love about Voxer Business on your PC – live and recorded voice, text and photos at your fingertips on a desktop. For example, you can listen and respond to multiple conversations on one screen, hear live audio as it comes in, click to talk back, monitor and dispatch employees at your organization and more. Features: Access multiple chats at the same time: Desktop users can have multiple chats open on one screen and listen and view messages simultaneously. Listen to live messages concurrently: Users can hear live messages as they are received, and with multiple chats open. These live messages can play at the same time, creating a walkie-talkie type feel but with multiple conversations. Download messages onto the desktop: With Voxer Windows Desktop, users can download ...

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