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Philips VP-5500: VOIP Videophone

 - Jan 23, 2006   Updated: May 9 2011
References: gizmodo
Oooh! The latest phone from Philips is a VoIP telephone powered by Liniux with a built-in VGA camera that rotates. PLUS, you can connect the phone to your TV to browse your pictures.

Implications - While photographs and videos taken on a cellphone or a smartphone are typically an individual activity, consumers are looking for ways to share their own media in more ways than simply on social media networking sites. One way to do this is by bringing the family back to the television set, but not to watch movies or shows, but rather, to browse personal photographs. Other brands in the technology industry can consider how its products connect with television sets in order to make the most of real-life social participation.