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December 31, 2010  7:15 PM

Cisco umi

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Cisco, TelePresence, umi

Hi folks, so here's something neat from Cisco. They now are bringing video conferencing to your living room for residential users. Cisco has introduced the umi, which is a personal use (not commercial) video conferencing system for home users. Why is this cool? Well when it comes to video...

April 20, 2010  3:25 PM

Cisco closes deal on Tandberg

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Cisco, Tandberg, TelePresence, video conferencing

Hi folks! So big news recently! Cisco has closed the deal on the Tandberg acquisition to the tune of 3.3 billion dollars! Why is this so significant you might ask? A growing part of Cisco's business is Telepresence. This is the video conferencing technology that is used by Cisco. The purchase of...

January 16, 2010  7:31 PM

University of Winnipeg partners with Cisco!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
CAnada, Cisco, Manitoba, TelePresence, U of W, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg

Hi folks! So in my hometown of Winnipeg, one of our local universities has decided to partner with Cisco!This also involved the help of the federal and provincial government. The University of Winnipeg(U of W) has partnered with Cisco on a 7 million dollar deal to create 34 research and teaching...

December 31, 2009  11:55 PM

Cisco TelePresence reunites a family over the holiday season

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Cisco, contest, reunites family, TelePresence

Hi folks, so for this holiday season Cisco did a great thing. They had a contest for people to submit their stories so people could connect over the holidays through the power of TelePresence. TelePresence (if you haven't seen the show 24), is the ability to do video conferencing using Cisco...


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