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Higher Education Goes Green with Cisco TelePresence

…nology thinkers meet and collaborate about ways to enhance and extend learning. A lot of them have adopted Cisco TelePresence, not only as way to create new educational and business models, but also as a way to be more sustainable.  The more conventional way to be sustainable with Cisco TelePresence is to reduce travel between various campuses.  Take a look at what conference attendees had to say about that in this video:   But t…


Cisco Learning Partners Breaking New Ground with Collaboration

…h we have been teaching courses in a virtual environment for over 10-years, delivery technologies like WebEx and TelePresence have vastly improved to provide the student with a much more robust learning environment.  By introducing TelePresence as part of our solution, we find that it enhances the human experience eliminating the “detached” feeling often encountered from other distance learning offerings.  And, as technologi…


30 Rock Preview: Really funny vignette with Cisco TelePresence

NBC’s 30 Rock is one of my favorite shows. And I’ll be tuning in for sure this Thursday evening (9:30 EST / 8:30 CST / 9:30 PST) to catch a really funny bit where Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) encounters bed bugs, a Cisco TelePresence system and the GE board of Directors. We’ve posted a pretty hilarious video preview so you can enjoy it ahead of time. Enjoy! P.S. If you can’t catch it live or on your video box, you can w…


Everything But the Cocktail Party: COP15 and Cisco TelePresence

…family. You know what I’m going to write next:  Cisco has a solution, and it has something to do with telepresence technology. Today, Cisco announced the Global Climate Change Meeting Platform, the first  immersive and virtual community of interest brought together using Cisco TelePresence.  It’s part of Cisco’s technology sponsorship of the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15), at which members of the Uni…


What is Immersive Telepresence?

Immersive TANDBERG Telepresence T1 Many products are labeled “telepresence,” but the truth is most don’t deliver the true-to-life immersive experience that is the hallmark of telepresence.  According to Frost & Sullivan, telepresence is a tightly integrated set of visual, audio and network technologies and services that together deliver an immersive, life-like communication experience.  But what does this mean? Three Quali…