Skype released parts of their product roadmap at VON in Boston last week, and screen shots are up at SkypeJournal.
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Upcoming version 1.5, schedule to be released in October, is to add video and client-side web presence features. Version 1.6, in November, streamlines the client and adds social networking, among other features.
Later releases include blog/webmaster tools, PTT, user rewards program, offline IM, shared groups and video mail.