Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Watch the Volvo Ocean Race 24/7

With a total of seven cameras monitoring each of the boats in the Volvo Ocean Race, sailing fans all over the world will be able to follow the most dramatic moments of the regatta live and direct. Ericsson has enabled a seamless convergent multimedia solution, available for all viewers who want to follow the action either via their mobile phone, the web, or via IPTV in Ericsson's customer pavilion at each port stop in the race.

The 2008-09 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will feature the best multimedia coverage of any offshore sailing event to date. Video available includes an edited package describing the mobile portal and the multimedia solution built by Ericsson for the Volvo Ocean Race, b-roll of the portal, as well as soundbites with Volvo Ocean Race and Ericsson executives. - www.volvooceanrace.org/