Still, it took some know-how. The lack of home-friendly video calling hardware for the living room is surprising — especially given that device makers have been trying to make it a thing for years. When the original Xbox One was released, for example, one of the flagship features was being able to make high-resolution video calls with the Kinect camera over Skype. I absolutely never did that back then, but would consider doing so now.
On the cheap, you can do that with Facetime and Airplay if your TV or streaming box supports it. If not, most newer TV’s have apps for Apple and Android that let you mirror your screen. See this: https://www.howtogeek.com/344324/how-to-facetime-on-your-apple-tv/