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Industrial Age Metaphors

One thing that people rarely consider in envisioning the future of collaboration is the opportunity to finally unshackle ourselves from outdated user interface devices such as keyboards and mice. There have been a number of companies that have successfully implemented ambient sensors and displays that are much more intuitive and immediate than the mouse+monitor combination, and there is now an extensive body of research and second-generation 3D user-interface devices that challenge the incumbency of the 2D mouse and Qwerty keyboard.iStock_000004300743Small.jpg Read More »

Nice Kudos for Video

Remember the commentable videos we mentioned recently? Web analysts SiteIQ recently took notice and wrote a very nice review in an article entitled Why Gets Video (and other websites don’t), which kind of says it all. Read More »

Happening NOW- Hospital of the Future!

palomarwest.pngFor those of you who missed the preliminary announcement from our developer partner Millions of Us on Friday, we are excited to announce the launch of the ‘Hospital of the Future’ in Second Life. Working with Palomar West Hospital, the largest health system provider in Southern California, we have created a healthcare campus to showcase the foresight of PalomarWest and the Cisco Connected Health vision.The official ribbon cutting ceremony is at 0800 PST today at the PalomarWest Hospital Island! In the event you haven’t already registered for Second Life, we’ve streamlined the process for you by following this linkThe formal press release follows the page break. Be sure to come by and check out the future of healthcare! Read More »

Cool: Plan Your Own Datacenter Deployment

There has been so much cool stuff happening on in the last month that I am just barely keeping up. Something we updated a couple of weeks back is worth a look: The “Data Center Design Best Practices Tool”: Read More »

Video Captioning

As a part of our continuing efforts to better your experience, recently we upgraded the look of our closed captioning:Before:VideoCCBefore.jpgAfter:VideoCCAfter.jpg Read More »