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First Cisco On Stage TelePresence Experience Demonstration in Africa

…es and solutions common to both emerging and developed markets.  With McClure standing in Virginia, US, the TelePresence holographic experience created an illusion, projecting his three-dimensional image on stage, alongside Mtimunye, who was standing behind the podium in Durban, South Africa. The basis of this holographic demonstration was Cisco’s TelePresence virtual meeting solution , a high-definition audio-visual system representi…


Adding to the list of “Why TelePresence is better than air travel…”

Adding to the list of “Why TelePresence is better than air travel…” Leg. Room. (Taken en route to Geneva looking forward to a great week at ITU World Telecom 09!)…


Turning Kilometers Into Meters with Cisco TelePresence

…appen to work at Magyar Telekom in Budapest, that distance becomes merely 20 meters. How is that possible? Cisco TelePresence, of course. Earlier this year, we announced that Magyar Telekom has implemented Cisco TelePresence virtual meeting rooms to connect its head office in Hungary with the company’s southeast European subsidiaries, Makedonski Telekom (Macedonia) and Crnogorski Telekom (Montenegro). In the meantime, the company has sever…


Is Video Conferencing & Telepresence Usage a Good Indicator of a Green Company?

The latest issue of Newsweek lists The Greenest Big Companies in America — the majority of which use video conferencing and/or telepresence to help reduce travel. Coincidence? While use of video technology was not listed in the criteria for selection, it is certainly one of the fastest and easiest ways for a company to drastically cut carbon emissions by eliminating the need for travel. So, should lists like this include video usage among…


Money for Nothing…And My Cisco TelePresence for Free?

For the Cisco family (customers, partners, suppliers and partners), TelePresence reached the “must have” technology category in the past year.  Many have called it “Cisco’s iPod,” as it defines a new market around rich video collaboration. Although the primary use case for TelePresence is business collaboration, in the past few years we also used TelePresence to facilitate a global dialogue around climate chang…