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NBA Stars Luke and Bill Walton Think Cisco ūmi is a Slam Dunk

“To see the house that I grew up in, and see the dogs that we used to play with running around behind him just makes the experience that much more personal,” said Los Angeles Lakers Forward Luke Walton on using Cisco ūmi to talk to his father, NBA legend Bill Walton.

As the Official Technology Partner of the NBA, four player/family pairs were captured connecting over Cisco ūmi from their homes.

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The first in the series is a clip of two NBA players, one retired and one in the middle of his career. With the help of Cisco ūmi, Luke and Bill took a few moments away from their busy lives to catch up on their HDTVs. Luke commented on the change in his father’s hair color, “It does look like you’ve lost most of that red hair though, big man. I don’t know if we can call you ‘Big Red’ anymore.” And, like any concerned parent, Bill made sure his son was taking care of himself, “Are you eating enough?”

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Cisco honored with two product design awards

Cisco has received two red dot design awards for the Flip MinoHD video camera and the Linksys E4200 wireless router for outstanding product design. The red dot awards are organized annually by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germany. This year, designers and companies from 60 countries submitted 4,433 products in the red dot award product design category.

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Cisco ūmi at BlogHer: Helping Women Better Connect + Winners

On Thursday, March 24th, over 120 women came together to network, learn and share ideas with one another. Many of these strong and empowering women were entrepreneurs and bloggers who travel and may not get the opportunity to connect with friends and family as often as they would like to.

We demoed Cisco ūmi at the BlogHer networking event, highlighting one of my favorite features: recording a video message in high-definition straight from your television and uploading it directly to Facebook, YouTube and Flipshare.

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Cisco ūmi on The Oprah Winfrey Show Tomorrow!

Tune-in to see Cisco ūmi featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show on Wednesday, March 23 as part of "Are You Happy?

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Cisco ūmi on NBC's TODAY Show: "How the Tech Did We Get Here?"

From black and white TV's to high definition video calling in your home, Cisco ūmi was highlighted during this morning's NBC TODAY Show segment "Today's Tech: How the Tech Did We Get Here?"

Omar Wasow, co-founder of social platform BlackPlanet.com, emphasizes ūmi's ease of use, highlighting the convenience of video chatting from the couch with friends and family who are far away.

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