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Smart+Connected Community Services to Roll-out Shortly in Songdo

Residents in Songdo International Business District will soon be able to learn a new dish or take a yoga class in the comfort of their homes. A managed services company called U.Life Solutions has been set up by Cisco, Gale Internatonal, POSCO E&C and LG CNS to deliver Smart+Connected Community Services in the newly established city.

At the launch event for the new entity on July 4, 2011, celebrity Korean chef and restaurateur, Soojin Choi (picture below), taught the audience how to make a chicken salad over Cisco TelePresence.

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ESPN Uses Cisco TelePresence to Connect America’s Youth to Two Proven “Difference Makers”: Joe Paterno & Coach K

In this historic ESPN special, Cisco’s TelePresence will connect the two most successful NCAA coaches to their fans & University from Penn State University, Duke University and back to ESPN’s HQ in Bristol, Connecticut.

Difference Makers

Mike Krzyzewski, Duke’s Men’s Basketball Coach and Joe Paterno, Penn State’s Football coach will surface the secrets to their success in a 90-minute special June 30, at 6 p.m. EDT called Difference Makers: Life Lessons from Paterno and Krzyzewski.  Paterno and Coach K are the two most successful coaches in their respective NCAA sports.

Difference Makers: Life Lessons from Paterno and Krzyzewski
June 30 – 8pm – 9pm EDT -- ESPN

June 30 – 9pm – 9:30pm EDT – ESPNU

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Telepresence Launches Australian Students into Space

May 18, 2011 at 9:03 am PST

You heard it here first: a new space race has begun. Alright, maybe it’s more accurate to say it very well could begin, thanks to Australia’s new Pathways to Space program.

Hosted by the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, the initiative aims to enhance Australia’s engineering and science education. Pathways to Space gives secondary school students the chance to develop space robotics and search for life on Mars. And, with telepresence, even students living deep in the outback can participate.

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