Networking

04:25 PM
Fritz Nelson
Fritz Nelson
Slideshows
Connect Directly
LinkedIn
Twitter
Facebook
Google+
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%

Cisco Umi Takes Telepresence To The Home

Cisco has spent the past four years pounding "telepresence" into the brains of business and IT professionals, and now it has introduced Umi, a full telepresence solution for the home. From Umi, you can have video chats with other Umi users (or, it supports Google Video chat), leave video messages and upload video to share with your Umi contacts.
Previous
4 of 10
Next


Cisco's Umi is intended for the consumer market and will be available via Best Buy starting in November. Best Buy is taking pre-orders now. The hardware costs $599, and the monthly service will be $24.99.

Previous
4 of 10
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Cartoon
Hot Topics
4
Real-World SDN, Lesson 2: Conquer The Enemy Within
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft,  8/25/2014
2
VMware NSX Banks On Security
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing,  8/28/2014
White Papers
Register for Network Computing Newsletters
Current Issue
2014 Private Cloud Survey
2014 Private Cloud Survey
Respondents are on a roll: 53% brought their private clouds from concept to production in less than one year, and 60% ­extend their clouds across multiple datacenters. But expertise is scarce, with 51% saying acquiring skilled employees is a roadblock.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed