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Facing the World: TelePresence in Education

Video collaboration and telepresence technologies will play an increasingly important role in transforming the delivery of education. “Telepresence expands the learning environment by offering students a virtual window on the real world, by reducing administration costs so more can be spent on teaching, and offering increased equity of access to learning for all.” Antoniette Guglielmo, Ph.D. Distance Learning Educator Los Angeles County Museum…


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Celebrating the Gift – Cisco TelePresence connects, engages Los Angeles students

…rning and engage students, and to relieve some financial pressures. One such school district implementing Cisco TelePresence video systems is the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Serving some 700,000 students, LAUSD has deployed TelePresence to avoid cutting its arts programs, instead scaling the program across the large geographical area of Los Angeles and beyond with video. Today, LAUSD is holding a star-studded celebratory event, c…


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The Do’s and Don’ts of Telepresence Etiquette

…” “say please and thank you”; these are just some of the words I used to hear growing up. Over the years I’ve learned how important manners are in presenting yourself to others in the best way possible. That’s why Cisco TelePresence has put together a few tips on telepresence etiquette to ensure you’re showing your BEST side in any video interaction. Watch the video below for tips on how to optimize your video experience!  …


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Santa Takes Cisco Technology on Virtual Sleigh Ride Across U.K. and Ireland

…mbine the power of human and technology networks to multiply impact. Through the power of technology like Cisco TelePresence video conferencing solution, hospitalized children in the U.K. and Ireland can visit Santa Claus at the North Pole — or, more aptly, a studio decorated to look like the North Pole. In the U.K. and Ireland, Connected Santa has grown from five hospitals in 2009 to 14 in 2012, when we expect Cisco employees there to dist…


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Personal Telepresence Expands Capabilities with Cisco Unified Communications Integration

…are a lot of things possible with just a touch of a finger, including video collaboration, thanks to the Cisco TelePresence EX Series. Since its inception, this family of personal telepresence solutions for the desktop has enabled employees to instantly collaborate face-to-face, whether separated by a hallway, a street, or several time zones. Now, tighter integration with Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) brings rich telephony features…


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