Foxconn chairman confirms preparations for Apple television set

According to a report from China Daily,б═Foxconn chairman Terry Gou addressed Apple’s long-rumored high-definition television set at a press conference inб═Shanghai yesterday.б═Gou apparently confirmed that Foxconn has already begun making preparations for the product, which includes a partnership with Sharp for LCD displays. Actual production of the “iTV” has not begun, however.

Gou said Foxconn is making preparations for iTV, Apple Inc’s rumored upcoming high-definition television, although development or manufacturing has yet to begin.

iTV reportedly features an aluminum construction, Siri, and FaceTime video calling

Foxconn’s recent 50-50 joint venture factory with Sharp in Japan is one of the preparations made for the new device, Gou added.