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Device keeps friends and family in the "Loop"

Device keeps friends and famil...
Loop turns the kitchen into a shared communication and content space
Loop turns the kitchen into a shared communication and content space
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Loop is easy to set up and connect to other Loops across the room or the country
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Loop is easy to set up and connect to other Loops across the room or the country
Loop allows you to share social media sites and original content
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Loop allows you to share social media sites and original content
Loop's video chat feature lets you easily connect with friends and family, anywhere and any time
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Loop's video chat feature lets you easily connect with friends and family, anywhere and any time
Loop is compact enough to fit just about anywhere
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Loop is compact enough to fit just about anywhere
Loop's retro '50s design features a side knob that allows you to choose your public and private channels
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Loop's retro '50s design features a side knob that allows you to choose your public and private channels
Loop turns the kitchen into a shared communication and content space
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Loop turns the kitchen into a shared communication and content space
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A smartphone or laptop may be an easy way to view content in multiple formats or participate in a video call when you're by yourself, but sharing anything with more than two people becomes a less-than-ideal experience. A new device called Loop is out to change that.

Loop is a multi-media device that features a 9.7 inch HD screen with 1024 x 768 resolution, stereo-quality speakers and an accompanying iOS- and Android-compatible app that gives users the ability to share content and video chat between multiple family members and friends; all using voice, gesture or old-school knob control.

Loop is compact enough to fit just about anywhere
Loop is compact enough to fit just about anywhere

Designed to easily set up and connect to your home's Wi-Fi in minutes, multiple Loop devices can be connected in a home or across the country, allowing users to create private and public channels to determine what gets shared with whom. This includes content streamed from YouTube channels or original content from GoPro footage that can be accessed anytime.

Loop allows you to share social media sites and original content
Loop allows you to share social media sites and original content

Developed by California Labs, a company started by former staff from LeapFrog and Words with Friends, Loop is relatively compact, weighing in at two pounds and a little over 9 in (23 cm) wide by 7 in (18 cm) tall.

Loop is available for purchase online now for a limited time starting at US$199 for a single unit, $179 each for two units and $149 each for a set of three or more units. California Labs said it will ship Loop in both the US and internationally, with initial delivery in time for the holidays.

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Bob Flint
Most often these days resolution of images and video is much higher than 1024 x 768 suggest a higher resolution. I had a this issue when recording 4k video and trying to share with family but couldn't because of the max monitor resolution of 1080P, now have to down scale resolution just to view on a larger screen.