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4K Broadcast Trialed in End of Year Lakers Game- Come see it with Cisco at NAB!

Ken DumontGuest blog written by Ken Dumont, Business Development Manager, Cisco Service Provider Video Software & Solutions

Maybe you saw this, maybe not: Just before Christmas, LA Lakers fans were met with the unsettling news that their high-scoring hero, Kobe Bryant, would be benched, for tired legs. However, that same night something else earth shattering was going on. (It’s LA I had to throw in an earth quake reference) In the background, cable broadcast history was being made: The proof-of-concept transmission of the game, played against the Golden State Warriors, in UltraHD.

And not “just” UltraHD: the game was broadcast in 4K .60p.10-bit which translates to 4 times the resolution of normal HD, 60 frames per second with 10-bit color sampling. Here’s what happened: The scene was downtown LA, it was the night before Christmas Eve, 2014, Read More »

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Six Days Left: Buy One ūmi, Get One FREE

The perfect present for dad this Father’s Day is Cisco ūmi.  And with the current buy one ūmi, get one FREE offer, it’s also a perfect present for you, too.  Now through June 19th (this Sunday!) take advantage of this limited offer by clicking on a logo below to start shopping!

NBA Legend Bill Walton and his son Luke, a forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, are using Cisco ūmi to stay in touch between their homes in San Diego and Los Angeles, respectively.  Luke alludes to Father’s Day when he tells Bill that he’ll be getting a Father of the Year award at the end of the month.  It makes any of us not living near dad at least a little mushy!

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Lakers’ Luke Walton Connects with Dad Over Cisco ūmi

Tune in as the Lakers’ own Luke Walton takes time away from the Playoffs to connect with his dad and former NBA legend, Bill Walton, via Cisco ūmi.

Even though he’s going to miss his brother’s baby shower during this busy time, he’s got ūmi to catch him up!

Click on the link below to check out the video!

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