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Flip Video and the NBA Tip Off New Deal for 2010

…ed to worry if your three point shot is a bit rusty — Flip Video and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have teamed up on a licensing deal so you can leave basketball to the professionals and shoot amazing video with your Flip Mino camcorder sporting your favorite NBA team logo.  All 30 NBA teams will have their own specially-branded Flip Mino camcorders available through the Flip online store ( so that hoop…


Cisco welcomes Debra Chrapaty, new SVP of Collaboration Software Group

You may have caught the rumor a few weeks back that former E*TRADE, Microsoft and NBA executive, Debra Chrapaty, was about to join Cisco. Well, we can confirm on The Platform today that the rumor was true and that Debra did in fact join us just before Cisco’s recent Collaboration Summit in San Francisco. Debra has taken over the reins of Cisco’s Collaboration Software Group (the home of our WebEx Collaboration Suite) with no smaller…


Cisco Wins 2009 DIGI Award at The Digital Signage Show

…d feel to the Cowboys Stadium, matching the unique needs of any type of event – from the Super Bowl to an NBA All-Star game to a U2 concert.   We want to thank everyone at Cisco, including those in the Digital Media Systems and Sports & Entertainment Solution groups, who dedicated their time and expertise to this massive project. Of course, we also want to thank AT&T, who partnered with us to implement the core connected stadiu…


Flip Video: The NBA Tips Off with a Little Thing

…tivity tool: a way to take away and study topics discussed in a meeting, replacing written notes. Now, even the NBA is using Flip video cameras. In September of this year, the NBA partnered with Cisco to create the NBA Flip Video Diaries. Five rookies, players and legends share their individual training routines and experiences with fans via a Flip Video diary.  Mike Bibby (Atlanta Hawks), Andre Iguodala (76ers), Derek Fisher (Lakers), Dann…


Money for Nothing…And My Cisco TelePresence for Free?

…ound climate change with former Vice President and Nobel Prize winner Al Gore and we positioned it to bring the NBA, NHL and now the NFL and sports fans a little closer. Now we are asking the world why they want TelePresence.  In fact we have made this a contest and offered $3000 and 5 hours of TelePresence to the winner.  This offers draws some pretty lofty goals, as one respondent wrote in: “I want Cisco Telepresence to do tran…