Has Cisco Completely Lost It? $600 For A Home Video Chat System?!

Cisco Umi

Wow, Cisco is really aiming high here: Its new Umi video calling system may look nice, but at $600 — plus $25/month in fees — we can’t imagine many consumers will buy it.

Especially when more devices — like laptops, iPods, phones, etc. — have FREE video chat built in. (And other systems — like Logitech’s HD video chat add-on for its “Revue” Google TV set-top box — are far cheaper.)

Read: Google TV Looks Decent But Probably Too Expensive

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