Date : June 29, 2010
Event : Cisco Live event at Las Vegas _NV
Cisco CEO John Chambers unveiled the Cisco Cius, a “mobile collaboration tablet that delivers virtual desktop integration with anywhere, anytime access to the full range of Cisco collaboration and communication applications, including HD video .
At 1.15 lbs., the device is an ultra-portable tablet that’s targeted at market segments that can benefit from real-time, video-based collaboration. It’s fully interoperable with telepresence tools, offers HD video streaming, multi-party conferencing, email, messaging, browsing and the ability to produce, edit and share content stored either locally or on the cloud. It features a front-mounted 720p HD camera that refreshes at up to 30 frames per second. It’s WiFi-enabled, comes with an accelerometer, has a detachable battery and a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera.
On the software side, it’s built on Google’s Android OS, which makes it an open platform for communication and collaboration. Out of the gate, it’s compatible with Cisco’s suite of business software tools. It’s designed to be able to connect mobile employees with the right people and right content from within the network.
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