apple tv now supports facetime calls using your iphones camera

Today at its annual developer conference, Apple announced updates for all its various operating systems, and tvOS is one of them. With the upcoming tvOS 17, due to release sometime this fall, the Apple TV 4K is getting support for FaceTime.

The new FaceTime app for tvOS will let you initiate calls directly from your Apple TV, or start calls on your iPhone or iPad and then hand them off to the Apple TV. FaceTime on Apple TV takes advantage of Apple’s Continuity Camera feature to wirelessly connect to your iPhone or iPad in order to use its camera and microphone to record your side of the…