On Wednesday, over 50 business, technology, consumer and broadcast media, as well as industry analysts and bloggers lined up in downtown San Francisco to see what Cisco had in-store for a new consumer experience.
The crowd walked in to see banners surrounding the venue of families sitting together inside of a high definition television and a stage with a box sitting on top of 103 inch HD television. Soon enough, Cisco revealed the latest addition to the Cisco consumer products family, Cisco ūmi, high definition video calling with up to 1080p resolution.
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Tags: Cisco umi, Flip, Flip Video, home telepresence
Cisco unveiled its long-awaited home telepresence product – Cisco ūmi™ (you-me) — publicly for the first time yesterday at an invitation-only media gathering in downtown San Francisco.
The reaction from those lucky enough to experience Cisco ūmi up close was nearly universal – there were some “wows,” plenty of “cools,” and quite a few “when can I get it” reactions.
Like a live Bruce Springsteen concert, you really have to see it, hear it, and feel it, to truly appreciate it. To get a taste of the Cisco ūmi experience, here are some opportunities to check it out:
Tags: Cisco umi, TelePresence, ūmi, video
Today, John Chambers announced Cisco ūmi™ telepresence, a first-of-its-kind consumer product that brings family and friends together at the touch of a button. Simply connect ūmi to your HD television for get-together’s so clear and lifelike you can see what they see, hear what they hear and feel what they feel.
Show off your latest hairstyle, talk about the recent sports game, or sing Happy Birthday to someone you love. Cisco ūmi makes it easy to be there for life’s moments, whether they are big or small.
In celebration of the launch, Cisco’s Director of Consumer Marketing, Mike Kisch, invites you to “Like” the Cisco ūmi Facebook Fan Page and enter to win a ūmi system for you and a friend.
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Tags: Cisco umi, ciscoumi, consumer, home, TelePresence