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David Beckham Goes Around the World in 90 Minutes Using Cisco Telepresence

…Beckham. Global footballer, David Beckham, met his fans today from around the world for 90 minutes using Cisco Telepresence.  Beckham fans from nineteen countries across five continents participated in the video Q&A session, dubbed, “The World Asks David Beckham a Question,” which was streamed live to Yahoo!’s 600 million users around the world. The excitement leading up to the event was palpable. Cisco employees and…


David Beckham Connects With Fans Over Telepresence

…ckham one question, what would you ask him, and why? That’s what Yahoo wants to know for a live 90-minute telepresence interview happening tomorrow, June 14, 2010 at 2:30 pm GMT/9:30 am ET from London. Beckham, probably the world’s most famous soccer player, will connect with fans in 20 countries around the globe simultaneously by video as he takes quickfire questions “in-person.” Beckham is excited about the event, saying…


The World Cup and Telepresence: A Winning Team

…e exact, and this year’s World Cup also gave the techies something to be excited about – the use of TelePresence technology. As stated in the commercial below,”ESPN and Cisco are changing the way soccer fans experience the game.” We first 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 conc…


Transforming the way business is conducted in North Africa

“The deployment of Cisco TelePresence can be increased significantly throughout the sub-Saharan African region with the arrival of submarine cables, which now offer high bandwidth at attractive prices. Cisco’s vision is to be the leading enabler of ICT and broadband acceleration in emerging markets through innovative, scalable, high-value technology offerings and solutions such as Cisco TelePresence. This solution will not only…


Using Telepresence to Dance Across Borders

…true dedication. Despite a twelve hour time difference between Shanghai and New York, young dancersĀ  are using TelePresence technology to rehearse for their National Dance Institute production of “The Red Thread” later this month in both NY and CT. This real-time collaboration has enabled the dancers to start preparations for their performance before they ever meet face-to-face. “Both the arts and technology open people’s…