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Conan on CNN

Posted by Keith Cross on Jun 12, 2007  | Comments

Conan on CNN -

Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas will be among several panelists featured on CNN Future Summit: Virtual Worlds, a program airing on June 13th which takes a look at the future of online worlds and visual media.

On June 13th CNN will broadcast a program that takes on the virtual worlds phenomenon. Funcom's CEO Trond Arne Aas is also featured.

Mr. Aas is one of several panelists that is featured in the program dedicated to virtual worlds and the future of this exciting medium. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout hosts the hour long program looking at the blurring lines between reality and imagination and how these technological developments are shaping our communities and the lives of our children.

CNN has the following to say about the program in their press release:

"And what will this future look like? The ability to always be in touch with friends and family will be greatly enhanced when we're able to see each other in absolute clarity, anywhere, anytime. We'll find ourselves living, shopping and working more and more inside online worlds. And in the future, you won't be sitting on your couch being passively entertained. Films will become more interactive and more immersive, while games will become more cinematic and realistic. Indeed the program itself also utilizes many cutting edge techniques used in modern film and television production in order to capture the fascinating future of virtual worlds."

Read more here.

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