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An Inside Look at the $10,000 Cisco TV Contest Winners

On May 13, 2010, Cisco launched “What If Your TV Could…?”, a video contest asking consumers to submit creative ideas about what they wish their TV could do for an opportunity at $10,000.

The contest ended on July 13, 2010, and we have had over 175 video submissions in response to Cisco’s question, “If your TV could do anything, what would you want it to do?” on Cisco’s contest website.

Around the globe, people tuned in to view the videos totaling a ground-breaking 5.9 million views on the submissions.

The winners of the $10,000 Grand Prize were announced via a special live Talk2Cisco broadcast via Ustream.tv. Nick and Zack Eagles, produced the winning video “Best Friend” focusing on the importance of television in a person’s life.

Nick and Zack Eagles are currently college students, working at FedEx and building up their passion for media production by starting Eaglesvisionproductions.com.

Check out this exclusive video interview of Nick and Zack to learn about who they are, how they found out about the contest, what they realistically wish their television could do to provide a better experience, and what they have done with their $10,000 Grand Prize winning.

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  1. Congrats Nick and Zack Eagles! Hoping for another Cisco contest!

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  2. Great information. Is this on for next year? As a
    marketing consultant this contest idea really helps.

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    • Zoya Fallah

      Thank you! Cisco is constantly trying to engage with consumers so YES, we are looking to continue contests similar to this!

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  3. I wish there were these kind of contests while I was in college. Good luck to these two college students.

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  4. turned out increasingly sophisticated technology alone. now is not just about the dream, that television can make money. nice .. nice …

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