Cisco says it's done selling hardware for its Umi video-conferencing hardware, but it will continue to support it for people who already purchased it.
The Umi service includes a Cisco high-definition camera with an embedded microphone, a set-top box, and a remote, but you'll need your own HDTV and Internet connection.
Cisco debuts a home version of its videoconferencing system, called Umi. The Umi system consists of a camera, set-top box, and remote that can hook up to a person's own HDTV.
The pricey Umi service is built around the HD television that the company hopes is a centerpiece of the modern living room.
Cisco Systems has reduced the price of its Umi home telepresence product, which provides HD-quality video conferencing in the living room.
In this week's Ask Maggie, I offer my brother-in-law advice on selecting a video chat service the family can use to see his new baby.
It's not the very best deal I've seen on a terabyte drive, but at least you get out the door for that price: no rebates required. While supplies last!
Gone are the days of specially-branded Skype phones. At CES 2011, Skype offers up two methods for VoIPing with your loved ones from your TV.
Comcast and Skype are teaming up to offer Skype's video chat and other services to Comcast subscribers. The two companies expect to test the new service in the next few months.
The companies say the tablet will launch on AT&T's HSPA+ network in the fall. The device features a 7-inch display and is designed for business users.