During the WWDC 2023, Apple announced news of all its devices. For Apple TV, he announced that the new operating system tvOS 17 will arrive, which adds FaceTime.
According to Apple, the video call app FaceTime is coming to Apple TV this year with the tvOS 17 update. When you open FaceTime from Apple TV, it connects wirelessly to your iPhone or iPad and lets you use its cameras for a call.
That is to say, on the TV you can see the faces of your contactswhile the camera of your iPhone is in charge of focusing on you.
Also, it is possible Start a call from your iPhone or iPad, then transfer it to Apple TV. For this, the user will only have to answer a call from the cell phone and move the device close to Apple TV.
According to the brand, Apple TV will take advantage of Center Stage, a function that keeps the user always centered and focused no matter how much they move. And, if another person enters the frame, the camera automatically re-centers it. You can also make hand gestures for special animations to appear.
Finally, in the middle of a FaceTime callusers will be able to access Apple TV+ to watch movies and series simultaneously using SharePlay.