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Making a Day at Wrigley Even Better

…program that combines traditional and social approaches to gain the interest of customers in new and different ways. Here’s how it works:  U-verse teams on the streets outside the stadium and at kiosks inside the stadium will demo U-verse for co-branded prizes and will use Cubs branded Flips to capture the “Biggest Fans” and upload to a site to be voted on for prizes.  Fans can also upload their own videos, win some…


The World Cup and Telepresence: A Winning Team

…irst learned of the use of TelePresence to aide in preparations for the World Cup in March. The technology also made its way into the spotlight during the World Cup kick-off celebration concert in the newly renovated Orlando Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg, where Cisco Digital Media Suite, an integrated platform for video collaboration, was used for digital signage, and live and on-demand Internet Protocol Television. In addition to the concert,…


World Cup 2014: Imagine the HD TV Experience

…untries to talk with each other in their own languages.” Perhaps we’re reaching a point in time where video entertainment creativity will be limited more by our own imagination and less by the technology that will be applied to make that amazing new experience become a reality – either virtually, or in person at the sport stadium….


Cisco’s Digital Media Suite Scores at FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert

…uperstars Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Shakira, and the Parlotones.   Cisco provided 25 42-inch high-definition screens, as well as the local area network and wireless access points to some sections of the stadium.  This enabled broadcast to several other levels and hospitality areas in the stadium.  After the concert Cisco donated portions of the wireless solution to Orlando Stadium.   All net proceeds from the…


Approaching the Gate: Meet your I-Prize Finalists – Team Marcaná

…vided by third parties,” said Pablo Brenner, team captain. As a sports enthusiast, Brenner loved the idea of turning sports watching into a social experience. This concept is aimed to give viewers the feel of an actual stadium and an interactive platform to connect people from all over the world who are watching the same game. “Sports, entrepreneurship and technology are my passion. Somehow they all come together in this…