Alcatel-Lucent: Virtual presence latest addition to suite of new media services delivering enhanced coverage and content
(M2 PressWIRE Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)
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.
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