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Cisco and NBA All-Star 2011

…Video Lounge to join the discussion by tagging with #CiscoNBA on Twitter. For the second year in a row, Cisco StadiumVision is transforming the host venue with new and differentiated experiences for NBA fans.  High definition video, targeted digital content and dynamic menu boards will provide fans with a unique and unrivaled look at the NBA’s premier event. See NBA All-Star 2010 video below. Experience past NBA All-Stars via video: 2009 NBA A…

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From Rust to Gold: The Olympics Makes East London the Ultimate Winner

…rocking gently over gravel and muddy roads. But quality aside, you will be able to see that the arenas and main stadium are taking shape. The architecture is distinct and contemporary. The athletes’ village is modern and amenable. The construction is ingenious and environmentally friendly. For example, the basketball arena can actually be folded up and transported to another location. Hundreds of thousands of local newts were carefully relocated…

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Where are you? Location and Media – How location awareness will affect rich media applications

…o a particular media endpoint is usually based on location. The media endpoint located in the lobby of a sports stadium is highly likely to be playing media content which differs from that sent to a player in an executive suite. By applying location services, dynamically learnt from the network, it’s possible to automate the provisioning of these media endpoints and even ensures that the correct content is played, even if the endpoint is moved fr…

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Countdown to the Big Game: Cowboys Stadium and the Evolution of the Connected Fan

…at Cisco In just a mere few hours, all eyes will be set on the “Big Game,” as kickoff comes to us from Cowboys Stadium. Every year the Big Game draws billions of viewers worldwide, and people come from all over the globe to attend the game live. With the advent of high-definition video, fans are able to get a feel for the game unlike ever before at home. However, true sports enthusiasts continue to swear by the in-person experience, and there is…

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Big, Bigger, And Then Texas Stadium

…t I’d have to say that for me, the meeting of the week award goes to a wireless deployment site visit at Cowboy Stadium with an all access pass. The scale and scope of that building is beyond hyperbole. There simply is no single word to describe the Cowboy Stadium. It turns out that $1.3 billion buys an awful lot of steel, glass, concrete, and electrical infrastructure. For the Super Bowl there next week, you’ll be spending approx $23K per seat n…

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