Reliance Jio has launched a new JioTVCamera accessory which will allow JioFiber users to make video calls. When JioFiber was launched, the company said that users will now be able to make video calls via the JioFiber set-top box.
The JioTV Camera is primarily an accessory which can be attached to your TV set to make those video calls possible. Now, we are not entirely sure if there will be any third party cameras which will work with the set-top box or not. However, if you do not possess a camera for the TV video calling purpose one can buy the JioTVCamera from Jio.com.
This newJioTVCamerawill be priced at Rs. 2,999, and is already on available on Jio.com. Reliance Jio is offering EMI options on the purchase, and they claim that it will be delivered in three to five business days. There will be also one year warranty on the product and there will also be replacement for the same if there are any defects.
What is JioTVCamera
The device is essentially a simple plug and play accessory which requires to be put on the top of your television for full screen TV to TV video calls. As of now, it will be only be made available for JioFiber customers with the JioFiber set-top box. The company is also offering the set-top box for free to existing and new users.
JioTVCameradoes not need any separate installation, and now users will simply need to plug the USB end of the camera to the USB port of the set-top box.
Now once we plug in the accessory, reboot the set-top box and set up your landline number on the JioCall app through an easy OTP process.
Users will then be able to make and receive video calls via the JioCall app. The JioTVCamera offers 120 degrees field of view to incorporate more people in the frame.
The camera weighs only 93 grams, and the dimensions can be measured at 118×37.2×30.8mm. It integrates a 1/2.7-inch CMOS sensor with a focal length of 3.1mm, and the input voltage is at 5V.