Alcatel-Lucent: Virtual presence latest addition to suite of new media services delivering enhanced coverage and content

Alcatel-Lucent: Virtual presence latest addition to suite of new media services delivering enhanced coverage and content

(M2 PressWIRE Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)

RDATE:01062007

Valencia – As the official New Media Provider of the 32nd America’s

Cup, Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced it

has expanded into the virtual realm with the opening of Port

AmericasCupAnywhere on Second Life , the 3D virtual world phenomena

entirely built and owned by its residents. Coinciding with the final

round of sailing competition beginning today in Valencia, Spain, the

announcement follows Alcatel-Lucent’s launch earlier this spring of

AmericasCupAnywhere, a unique suite of new media services which enable

sailing fans globally to enjoy all of the sailing action whenever and

wherever they want via the Internet and mobile devices.

At Port AmericasCupAnywhere, Second Life residents can watch live

animated coverage of the sailing competition and access daily archives

of racing action. Providing an exciting new venue for Second Life

residents to learn about the technology and tactics of America’s Cup

racing, Port AmericasCupAnywhere is also hosting a virtual regatta for

the Second Life sailing community, allowing residents to take the helm

of an America’s Cup class boat in virtual fleet and match racing.

via Alcatel-Lucent: Virtual presence latest addition to suite of new media services delivering enhanced coverage and content.

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