NHL’s press conference marks first time professional sports commissioner has utilized Cisco TelePresence to host multi-city gathering

December 8, 2010 - 3 Comments

On Tuesday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman used Cisco TelePresence technology to speak with reporters in NYC, San Jose and Toronto while in Palm Beach, Fla., during the NHL Board of Governors meeting.

This marked the first time that a professional sports commissioner has utilized Cisco TelePresence technology to host a multi-city press conference.

He opened the session by announcing the league had renewed and expanded a multiyear partnership with Cisco, which will feature our technology solutions in key video-dependent areas such as hockey operations, business operations, marquee events and direct-to-consumer applications.

Commissioner Bettman also announced that Flip video cameras will feature logos from all 30 NHL teams.

The NHL Flip video cameras are available to order here.

Videos from the event are featured below. Video blogs from Cisco’s Diane Dudeck, senior director of worldwide media and sports marketing, and David Lehanski, NHL Group Vice President, are also included.

David Lehanski, NHL Group Vice President

Diane Dudeck, Cisco

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  1. Nice work!! Cisco is leading the way with Telepresence.. Imagine what press conferences will be like in 10 years

  2. just bought “Los Angeles Kings” 🙂

  3. Darn I didn’t realize that flip had the new NHL Designs — guess I’ve got a new christmas present to ask for!