No longer living in the same city? No problem. Cisco ūmi enables Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire and Phoenix Suns Forward Grant Hill to stay close even though they live nearly 3,000 miles away. What does Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire think about playing in front of celebrity row at Madison Square Garden?
Check out this unique ūmi call between these two guys and hear what they have to say about ūmi’s features:
What did everyone do for Mother’s Day? Were you lucky enough to celebrate with your mom in person? Or did you have to find a creative way to get in touch with her, similar to what NBA player Kevin Durant did?
Kevin, a forward for the Oklahoma City Thunder, praises Cisco ūmi’s ability to keep him closer to his mom: “For a second I had to stop myself because I wanted to get up and give her a hug.”
In never-before-seen videos exclusive for ūmi fans, check out how Kevin and his mom are using Cisco ūmi to stay connected despite Kevin living halfway across the U.S. And stay tuned later this spring for additional content created just for ūmi fans from Cisco’s partnership with the NBA.
On Day 1 at the NBA All-Star Jam Session, we had hundreds of fans come aboard the Cisco ūmi Tour Van to play “Name That NBA Player Over Cisco ūmi!”
Fans were put on both sides of the tour van and asked to match the photos and names of as many NBA players as they could in 24 seconds. Families and friends anxiously awaited to compete against each other to see who could walk away with bragging rights!
Check out this exclusive video to see their experience and to hear reactions of fans after they demoed ūmi.
The Cisco ūmi “Get Together” Mobile Tour is on the move again! This time, we’re headed to Los Angeles for NBA All-Star Jam Session 2011! As an Official Technology Partner of the NBA, we’re excited to be a part of this four-day event that brings together NBA players and Legends with their biggest fans.
In between shooting hoops, swapping stories with other fans and shopping for NBA All-Star merchandise, stop by the Cisco ūmi “Get Together” Mobile Tour van. We’ll be camped out February 18 – 20 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, demonstrating how Cisco ūmi works and allowing you to connect with your favorite NBA players in high def on a big screen television. We know how tall NBA players can be, but don’t worry! Cisco ūmi lets you zoom in and out and pan the room so you won’t miss any of the action as you chat with them.