Microsoft has announced that starting in June 2016, the Skype for TV application will no longer be supported; there will be no updates to the application.
A European Court has ruled the Skype brand is similar enough to that of Sky to confuse the public.
Skype has confirmed it is working with Sony and Vizio to put the online calling application direct into the living room.
VOiP service Skype is embroiled in a trademark dispute with BSkyB, which is claiming ownership over the Sky mark.
Video: Trinity Convergence has announced it is working with Skype to add video calling to HDTVs and other connected CE products. The company will showcase the technology at this year’s CES in Las Vegas.