Yesterday, my friend Ricky emailed me asking:
have you discovered www.video4skype.com yet? Nice.
Sounded intriguing so I checked it out. As the name suggests this is a (free) plugin for Skype that enables realtime webcam streaming along with the Skype voice data. So not only can you speak to your friends and family, you can now also see them too. Here’s a screenshot from www.video4skype.com: