TelePresence

January 23, 2013

EDUCATION

Washington State Puts Cisco Solutions to the Test

Every day educators and students from more than 400 locations across Washington State have world-class educational resources at their fingertips, and every day they rely on the same network to access it. In 1996, Washington legislators and educational leaders saw the Internet’s potential to transform learning. To guarantee that students across the state would always […]

January 18, 2013

HEALTHCARE

Cisco Connected Health – technologies that are maturing the healthcare industry

Yesterday, via Cisco TelePresence and WebEx, Cisco hosted an international roundtable examining the current demands placed on the healthcare industry and how technology is addressing many of these issues. A panel comprised of Cisco executives and customers discussed how connected technologies and services can enable healthcare providers to help improve patient care, address security and […]

January 15, 2013

HEALTHCARE

A Key to Unlocking the Value of Telemedicine

Cisco is pleased to be participating in the World Congress Telehealth Executive Summit on January 28-29 in San Diego, CA.  This two-day conference targeted at senior executives in payer and provider organizations will feature insightful discussions on virtual care models for specialty services, primary care, follow ups and continuous monitoring. One of the highlight sessions […]

January 9, 2013

EDUCATION

The Year Ahead in the Classroom – Wherever the Classroom May Be…

After a well deserved break and perhaps a bit of indulgence over the holidays, we are now back to the books and looking ahead at what 2013 has in store for education. Last year we watched as school districts embraced mobile learning and universities relied more on collaborative technologies. Those that took the leap and […]

January 2, 2013

EDUCATION

Facing the World: TelePresence in Education

Video collaboration and telepresence technologies will play an increasingly important role in transforming the delivery of education. “Telepresence expands the learning environment by offering students a virtual window on the real world, by reducing administration costs so more can be spent on teaching, and offering increased equity of access to learning for all.” Antoniette Guglielmo, […]

December 21, 2012

EDUCATION

Celebrating the Gift – Cisco TelePresence connects, engages Los Angeles students

This holiday season, the Urban Entertainment Institute, Cisco and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have joined forces to address the achievement gap in education, the dropout rate and the need to keep performing arts in schools by integrating academics, arts and technology to bridge the cultural gap in education throughout the world. Unprecedented […]

December 10, 2012

GOVERNMENT

Join the Movement! Telework Week 2013

Today marks the 2nd anniversary of the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 which provides agencies greater flexibility in managing their workforce.  It provides a framework for agencies to better leverage technology and to maximize the use of flexible work arrangements which can aid in recruiting new Federal workers, retain valuable talent and allow the Federal […]

Santa Takes Cisco Technology on Virtual Sleigh Ride Across U.K. and Ireland

For many children, visiting Santa Claus, sitting on his lap, and telling him what they want for Christmas is a highlight of the holiday season. But for a sick, hospitalized child, participating in this tradition can be impossible. Thanks to Cisco technology and a network of Cisco volunteers, hundreds of hospitalized children in the U.K. […]

December 7, 2012

HEALTHCARE

Santa uses Cisco Technology to Visit Sick Children

Has your child visited with Santa yet?  Then you know the excitement of hearing that jolly laugh and the “Ho Ho Ho” that accompanies Santa’s twinkling eyes.  But, what about the children who are hospitalized over the holidays and unable to visit with Santa at the local mall? During December, Santa is using Cisco video […]