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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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I Look Better in High-Def

Last week, I received an early Christmas present! Geek Squad came to set-up my Cisco ūmi at my condo and they were literally in and out in less than 30 minutes!

They walked me through set-up and I already immediately knew what my favorite feature was going to be….”Record a video.” Immediately after they left, I started taping personal video messages and sharing them with my friends via email.

Later that evening, my girlfriend and I were going out to dinner and right when she walked in the door I asked her to tape a personal video message with me so we could play it back later. She came over the next day and we played it back and laughed at ourselves and remembered how much fun we had the night before.

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EXCLUSIVE: Cisco ūmi Takes Daytime Center Stage

Did anyone have the opportunity to see Cisco ūmi’s introduction on The Oprah Winfrey Show on November 3rd? If not, we’ve got a quick recap!

Last month, Oprah and her best friend Gayle used Cisco ūmi to reconnect with the people they met on their camping trip to Yosemite National Park. With ūmi, Oprah and Gayle engaged with two families, eight members in each family sitting on sofas in their living rooms. Eight people captured on one telepresence camera? You bet! Not only did the families fit nicely on the TV’s flat screen, but they showed up in high-def!

See how people are sharing their stories using Cisco ūmi on their HD television from their living room connecting to The Oprah Winfrey Show studio.

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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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