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So you bought a new high-definition TV…….NOW WHAT? Part 2

- November 30, 2010 - 6 Comments

Monica Vila, founder of The Online Mom, talked about the evolution of video calling in Part 1. She emphasized the importance of Cisco ūmi to connect with family and friends and was waiting for the arrival of ūmi for the holidays!

Monica is all set-up and is excited to share her very first video message recorded using ūmi from the comfort of her own living room.

Check out why Monica is excited to have ūmi in her life!

Also, make sure you enter the Cisco ūmi Brings YOU Home for the Holidays contest.

To enter, upload your favorite photo of you and/or someone you wish you could see for the holidays, and tell us why you want to see them. Tell your friends to vote for your picture so you can have a shot at winning a ūmi telepresence system and service for you and a friend for a year!

Prizes: Five (5) Winners will receive two (2) Cisco ūmi systems + 1 year free service.


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  1. Thanks 4 this artilce ^^

  2. Hi Mike, great article, and Monica is awesome. So, i think the future is 3D and the hi-def is necessary!

  3. very nice need to know more !!! thank you

  4. Yes Monica really presents the video well.I would like to know more about UMI.

  5. Explain to me why I wouldn't use free skype with my existing laptop ($10 dollars for a cord to my computer) rather than a $600 dollar contraption with a monthly fee that won't even work because of its high bandwidth requirement.

  6. YAY Monica!!! You are an awesome Representative for UMI! Barbara @Goin2Carolina