Turns out that The Venice Project which I had posted about before was just a code name for what the Skype team are working on. Today they have announced their product name: Joost. Check out the details at their website here.
If you’re wondering why The Venice Project was called this was it has nothing to do with Venice in Italy, or Venice beach. It was just the name of the hotel conference room where the project was originally envisaged in. All about it here