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See the Olympic games as never before! Just released – A new way to view the Olympics! Here’s how…

We are now only one week away from the 8/8/08 Olympic games – and a new way to watch the Olympics with dynamic new content is here!

As you may or may not know, MSN and NBC have partnered to create “the digital games” powered by Microsoft Silverlight, and we are now providing you the way to gain access to this new Olympic viewing experience today.

So what will you get with this new experience you ask? Well, how about:

View four events simultaneously – Yes, you can view 4 events at the same time with picture-in-picture controls. Customize the player to capture your favorite events! image
image Get access to extras, while you watch – Get expert commentary, dynamic statistics, play-by-play captioning and athlete profiles…all at your fingertips.
Watch what you want, when YOU want to! – Choose from 3,000 hours of live and background footage, and watch whenever it’s convenient for you with the enhanced Silverlight Player. image
image Get the best and brightest Web video experience around – Amazing, clear, crisp video no matter what your bandwidth. Silverlight makes the most of your connection without making you wait for what you want.

Ready to experience this yourself? Simply click either button below and you will gain access to the new enhanced player to deliver this experience directly to your computer. Once the player is installed, you can access the video content directly HERE.

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Thank you, enjoy the Olympic Games, and have a wonderful day,

Eric Ligman
Microsoft Senior Manager, Community Engagement
US Partner Strategy, Marketing and Programs
This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights

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