The first 3D football match in European football history
* On 24 April 2009, Orange will air an experimental broadcast of the first ever football match in 3D when OL (Olympique Lyonnais) meets PSG (Paris Saint-Germain)
* This Ligue 1 (French Premiere League) championship game will be broadcast live on 3D screens in Parc des Princes and Gerland stadium for supporters and football fans invited by Orange and the two clubs
* This European First showcases the Groupís ability to innovate, particularly in the presentation and broadcasting of premium content
On Friday 24 April at 8:30 p.m. Orange will offer a live broadcast in 3D of the Ligue 1 match between OL and PSG. Dedicated areas will be set aside at Parc de Princes and Gerland stadium to allow supporters and invited fans to live all the thrills of this match and this exceptional experience on a 3D screen, using glasses.
For the first time in Europe, Orange will deploy special equipment to produce a football match live and in 3D, including six stereoscopic cameras, a standalone production bus, and specialised 3D teams. This operation will be run in conjunction with the professional football league LFP and HBS, executive producer of the French Ligue 1.
First trialled by Orange in 2008 at the Roland Garros International Tennis Open, 3D broadcasting provides gripping involvement and incomparable emotion compared to normal TV.
The OL-PSG match will also be broadcast in high definition for Orange sport channel subscribers both on Orange TV (Orange sport: channel 20) and on orange.fr.
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