Panasonic: Let's "RUN@LONDON" with Friends around the Globe!!

TOP screen image of RUN@LONDON. Click RUN to join! (Photo: Business Wire)

OSAKA, Japan--()--Panasonic Corporation, Official Worldwide Olympic Partner for the London 2012 Olympic Games, released its special website, "RUN@LONDON,".

RUN@LONDON
http://london2012.panasonic.jp/global/

"RUN@LONDON" is web-based content that offers you a simulated experience of running the marathon course of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Your avatar created on this content runs the marathon course instead of you, taking a circular route from The Mall where the starting line is located, through many popular venues, such as Trafalgar Square, St. Paul's Cathedral, Guildhall, Tower Bridge, and Big Ben.
At a place where you like, click the "NiceView" button. Then your NiceView will be added to the bar chart displayed on the bottom of the screen. This bar chart aggregates the NiceViews of all people who run RUN@LONDON. A high bar in the bar chart indicates that many people like that place compared to other places.
When you find places you like, click the NiceView button and make your bars higher, and share your NiceViews with the people around the globe.
When you arrive at each popular venue, you can enjoy "360┬░VIEW" by which you can view the photo of each scenery, shot by the VR shooting method.
By using 360┬░VIEW, you can take photos at popular venues of London at your favorite angles, just as if you were looking all directions, 360 degrees, standing in the center of the actual site.
You can share photos you took with your friends on your SNS accounts. Share your recommended scenery with your friends!!

About RUN@LONDON
http://london2012.panasonic.jp/english/about.html

RUN@LONDON is provided in Japanese, English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Germany in order that many people in the world can enjoy this content.
Recommend RUN@LONDON to your friends around the globe!!
Enjoy this content by logging in to your Facebook or Twitter account. Your profile avatar as well as your friends' profile pictures are displayed.
Information of your passing each popular venue can be shared on your SNS accounts, and your SNS profile pictures appears on the certificate of completion that proves your completion of the marathon course. If you have SNS account, enjoy RUN@LONDON by logging in.

Press Kit Available: http://news.panasonic.net/presskits/runatlondon2012.html

Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50349468&lang=en

Contacts

Media Contacts:
Global Public Relations Office
Panasonic Corporation
Tel: +81-(0)3-6403-3040 Fax: +81-(0)3-3436-6766
Panasonic News Bureau
Tel: +81-(0)3-3542-6205 Fax: +81-(0)3-3542-9018

Release Summary

Panasonic Corporation, Official Worldwide Olympic Partner for the London 2012 Olympic Games, released its special website, "RUN@LONDON,"

Contacts

Media Contacts:
Global Public Relations Office
Panasonic Corporation
Tel: +81-(0)3-6403-3040 Fax: +81-(0)3-3436-6766
Panasonic News Bureau
Tel: +81-(0)3-3542-6205 Fax: +81-(0)3-3542-9018