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De Beer Announces End of the Word at Cisco Live

…ther more obvious—requirement for getting more people using video is interoperability. When Cisco launched TelePresence, one key piece of customer feedback was a desire to communicate with systems from other vendors.  The TelePresence interoperability issue has since largely been overcome and De Beer announced another piece of the jigsaw this morning in Barcelona. From today, Cisco is licensing its Telepresence Interoperability Protoco…

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COP 15 – TelePresence Connects Czech and Hungarian Delegates

Although the recent UN Climate Change conference left open many important questions, some of the participants were able to experience that it is actually possible to do things differently and in a more environmentally friendly way, thanks to collaborative technologies. Delegates from the Czech Republic and Hungary took advantage of the Cisco Global Climate Change Meeting Platform to hold press briefings via Cisco TelePresence. As a result, journ…

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Jewel Attends The Nature Conservancy’s COP 15 Update via Cisco TelePresence Technology with AT&T

Yesterday, I had a chance to take part in a seven city Global TelePresence session that Cisco and AT&T conducted in association with The Nature Conservancy. The intent was to enable a live dialogue between the leaders of the TNC who were in the whirlwind of activity at the COP15 conference from Copenhagen Denmark with influential environmentalists in the United States. The behind-the-scenes viewpoints shared were fascinating, as was the pass…

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Jewel Attends COP15 via Cisco TelePresence

Fans of singer, songwriter, actress and environmental supporter Jewel might be surprised to hear that she “attended” the climate change events occuring in Copenhagen, Denmark … without leaving her home state of Texas. How did she manage this feat?  Jewel and dozens of members of The Nature Conservancy used Cisco’s virtual meeting technology to connect “live” to participants attending the United Nati…

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United Nations: Walking the Talk on Climate Change with Cisco TelePresence

As climate negotiations go down to the wire, we’ve experienced a much higher volume of meetings on the Global Climate Change Meeting Platform this week than last. Yesterday, we had the pleasure of hosting United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, who spoke via Cisco TelePresence from the  Bella Center to President Lee Myung-Bak of South Korea. South Korea’s major broadcasting stations were on hand at the Parliament building…

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