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Part 1: Using BlackBerry PlayBooks As Video Intercoms At The BlackBerryCool Office

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At our offices in downtown Ottawa, we have a problem where our door requires a biometric thumbprint scan in order to get in so we have to rely on people knocking to receive guests and deliveries. This doesn’t work so well when everyone in the office has headphones on and we can’t hear anyone knocking. The great thing is that we all have BlackBerry PlayBooks at our desk and the video chat system can act as a visual notification so you can not only know when someone is at the door, but you can see who is there too.
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Rogers Launches One Number Service for Voice, Video Chat and SMS From Your Computer

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Rogers has launched its new One Number service which lets you voice and video chat, as well as send text and pictures from your computer using your existing phone number. The service seems like it will be useful for all those people with desk jobs that want to move the smartphone experience over to their computer, without having to be distracted by their phone.
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First Look: Updated BlackBerry PlayBook Video Chat

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Today at the BlackBerry Innovation Forum we got a look at the updated Video Chat app for the PlayBook that will come with OS 2. The video chat UI has been updated and the major change is being able to enter a BlackBerry PIN rather than just the BlackBerry ID. More after the jump.
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RIM Announces Video Chat App for the PlayBook #BBWC11

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RIM has announced the video chat app for the PlayBook and will be demoing it at BlackBerry World. The app features everything you would expect of a tablet video callin app including one click calling, friends list, notifications and some in-call features. We’ll be bringing you live coverage of the app so stay tuned. The app is also expected to go live tomorrow. Until then, you can read the press release.
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