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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc has approached Netflix, Inc. the Walt Disney Co. and other media companies on their streaming services on a new Facebook appliance for making video calls, the tv, The Information on Wednesday.
The social media giant has approached Hulu, HBO, and Amazon.com Inc., according to the report.
The device that Facebook will release this fall, will use the same video-calling technology, which include video chat, device, Portal, according to the report, citing two people familiar with the project, and documents as.
The new device, code-named Catalina, which will also come with a physical remote, and streaming video services that are comparable to the other tv boxes like the Apple TV.
The companies do not immediately respond to Reuters ‘ request for comment.
Reporting Akanksha Rana, Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur