Panasonic announced in Japan the KX-VC500, a new HD video conferencing system. The KX-VC500 supports up to 1920x1080i resolution and uses H.264 and MPEG-4 AAC LD for video and audio compression respectively.
Panasonic’s KX-VC500 offers RGB and two HDMI outputs as well as a RCA and one HDMI outputs. THere is also a Ethernet port for internet connnection. However, the system doesn’t come with camera and microphone, which means you have to get your own. The KX-VC500 will be released on 1 October.