The investment in technology to support London 2012 was staggering. Now, post-Games, the challenge turns to keeping it alive; utilising what remains to help build businesses, serve the community, and create a brighter future for technological innovation in the UK.
One way Cisco is helping to achieve this is through the RAPTOR grant scheme.
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Tags: economic development, London 2012, RAPTOR, Smart Cities, SME, UK
By Ian Symes, Director of Marketing, Cisco UK and Ireland
Throughout the Games, just steps away from the Olympic Stadium, crowds have gathered around CiscoCloud, our interactive digital installation at the heart of the Olympic Park.
The installation is positioned opposite the Arcelor Mittal Orbit and is made up of five interactive pods which use 3D image technology to capture visitors’ faces, and create their Olympic ‘GamesFace2012’ using London 2012 images sourced from the web.
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Tags: 3D, Cisco cloud, London 2012, Olympic Park, social media, time capsule
As you plan and prepare for the delivery of a high-profile major project, would your peers describe you as being “cool, calm and collected?” According to one source, the definition of that expression is to become “relaxed and ready for anything; able to endure any difficulty.”
Apparently, this is also one of the traits that may help to explain what it really means to be British. When I first settled in the United States -- now more than thirty years ago -- my American associates would compliment me for being very polite and respectful to guests. In other words, being a gentleman. Truly, I’ve never given that aspect of my character much thought, until today.
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Tags: East London Tech City, economy, infrastructure, London 2012, Olympic Games
The previous two weeks of Olympic competition held the world’s attention like never before. We were able to stream events from our phones, get info in real time, and follow our favorite athletes on Twitter.
And isn't nice to know that our partners share something in common with the Olympic champions. Like the athletes, our partners dream big, give it their all, and work hard to hone their skills—both as technology providers and trusted business advisers. Read More »
Tags: channel partners, Cisco House, citrix, EMC, Intel, john chambers, London 2012, olympics, SAP, Schneider Electric, videoscape
By Ian Symes, Cisco UK
Tim Brabants is ready to defend his Olympic title in the final of his event at the Games, the K1 1000m canoe sprint at Eton Dorney, Tim needs your support!
Also known as Doctor Tim Brabants is a sprint kayaker and one of Cisco Ambassadors. He won three medals with one gold and two bronzes. Read More »
Tags: Cisco House, London 2012, Olympic Games, Tim Brabants