Metaversum, the creator of Twinity, seeks partners and virtual Singapore founding members in conjunction with The AsiaOne Network – Interactive arm of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. for the upcoming release of virtual Singapore in Twinity.
Singapore, 25 June 2009 – Twinity, the virtual world that mashes up the real world, will launch a virtual Orchard Road and Marina Bay in the third quarter of 2009, in conjunction with a major partner who will be announced closer to the release date.
In effect, a person located in any part of the world will be able to explore the landscape of Orchard Road in Singapore through the virtual world of Twinity. The goal is to promote the vibrant cityscape and lifestyle of Singapore, as well as showcasing one of Asia’s top cities worldwide.
In order to effect the development of the virtual site, retailers, brands and firms interested in promoting their products or space on Orchard Road are being sought after to participate in the project.
The development of the virtual Singapore brings exciting tourism opportunities for hotels, travel, airlines, tour guides and attractions along with amazing advertising potential online. Attractions and hotels may build virtual properties as an experience in the Twinity environment. Partners to promote Singapore’s history, rich culture and nightlife and Singapore’s top-notch array of retail and shopping are also encouraged to participate.
A founding member program for those who wish to develop unique experiences to engage their customer community within Twinity is on offer, in conjunction with The AsiaOne Network – Interactive arm of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Metaversum received funding for development and set up its headquarters in Singapore in 2008.
The virtual world of Twinity is currently in the open Beta phase. At http://www.twinity.com, you can register for free and explore the 3D world.