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Back to School but Still in Touch with Cisco ūmi!

Oh, the weather outside is still frightful, especially with the recent nor’easter that’s sweeping through; nevertheless, college students across the country are preparing to head back to school after a long winter break. In the coming weeks, college campuses will reopen and Spring semester classes will begin. Your children may not miss you right away because let’s face it, spending weeks with your family during the college years is tough on any student. After a while though, they’ll yearn to see your face, and with an empty nest, you’ll yearn to see theirs, too.

How do you keep in touch with the kids when they’re 30 or 3,000 miles away? Phone? Close. Video calling on the Internet? Getting warmer. Video calling from your HDTV? Bingo! With Cisco ūmi you can check in on your future scholars by video calling them on your living room TV. If they’re out studying at the library or, dare we say, at a party, you can just leave them a video message and they can call you back later. (Note – this is a perfect way to embarrass them if they watch the message with friends in the room!)

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Join Cisco at CES 2011!

The one week countdown to the Consumer Electronics Show 2011 in Las Vegas begins today and Cisco invites YOU to join us live and virtually!

Cisco is dedicated to bringing new consumer electronics into consumers’ homes. Over the past few years, Cisco has introduced the Flip Video camera, our line-up of home networking products, Valet and Linksys and just this past October, we introduced Cisco ūmi, high definition video calling on your television in your home. We are excited to showcase our consumer products and share with you how Cisco is transforming video into an experience.

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Announcing Winners of Cisco ūmi Brings YOU Home for the Holidays!

On November 20,2010, Cisco launched the Cisco ūmi Brings YOU Home for the Holidays Photo Contest where we asked you to submit a photo  of who you wish you could see fo r the holidays along with a small caption of why.

We had over 1000 photo submissions and over 10,000 votes on the photos because of your support!  We are very excited to announce the winners here and I personally wanted to congratulate the winners on submitting such touching

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Sneak Peek: Ellen Page Learns How to Play Musical Spoons with Cisco ūmi

“Ok first you have two spoons…..put your finger in the middle of the spoons…and bang them back and forth.”

Check out this exclusive sneak peek video of Ellen Page, star of advertising campaign featuring Ellen Page, the star of “Juno” and “Inception,” learn how to play spoons as a musical instrument with Cisco ūmi from her friend and instructor, Lil.

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Ryan Seacrest: Giving Away 10 ūmis!

Ryan Seacrest , television host, network producer and American radio personality is giving away 10 ūmis via his radio show, “On Air with Ryan Seacrest.” “Win a Cisco ūmi and Chat in HD with Friends & Family!” is part of Seacrest’s Holiday Must Haves.

Each day for 2 weeks until December 10, 2010, Ryan revealed a new prize from his “Seacrest’s Holiday Must Haves” list, for another chance to win!

Stay tuned to hear the results of the winners and also
check out this tweet @RyanSeacrest posted today!

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