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Cisco ūmi: The Next Best Thing to Being There

- December 13, 2010 - 3 Comments

Thank you to Alisa for contributing the story below.

We have a 14 month old daughter and while her Grandpa was really busy at work, we used the ūmi system to stay connected and allow Grandpa to keep track of her growth progress.

The high definition camera allowed us to zoom in and show her first tooth. Our daughter was also aware of his presence in the room and waved. We could actually tell her Grandpa was on the phone, and she would crawl to the living room and look to the TV to see if he was there!

Being directly attached to our television, we were able to be online at all times and made it easy to make and answer calls.

We hope to be able to capture her first steps on the system so Grandpa can share in our joy.

Congratulations to Cisco ūmi 50 for 50 WINNER from last week-Angela A! We will be contacting you via email to give you your gift card!

Here’s the $50 Visa Gift card question of the week. Please comment with your name, email and in 50 words or less. Sweepstakes for this period starts from today until next Sunday, December 20, 2010 at 11:59PM PST. We will announce the winner next Monday, at 9:00AM PST with the next opportunity to win a $50 Visa Gift Card. For official rules, please click here.

Tell us in 50-words or less, who do you wish you could see this holiday season over Cisco ūmi?

Also, LAST CHANCE to enter the Cisco ūmi Brings YOU Home for the Holidays photo contest. Just upload a photo of you and someone you wish you could see for the holidays for a chance to win a ūmi for you and a friend for Christmas!


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  1. I wish I could see my grandson on Christmas! He will be here, but I will be gone (not my planning, my mother-in-law planned a trip for us). Orion is my first grandchild and this is his first Christmas; I'm said we won't be together for the holiday.

  2. I would tell my dad that I miss him dearly :0(

  3. I would love to see my mom. She is the greatest and brings a smile to my face as soon as I see her beautiful face!