You can experience the world of a virtual reality game, “Sword Art Online”, by using the cloud service of IMB in the event called “Sword Art Online The Beginning Sponsored by IBM”. A virtual reality game “Sword Art Online” in Tokyo from Friday March 18th 2016 to March 20th.
The series of “Sword Art Online” is a story from Kawahara Reki who has been awarded a grand prize at the 15th Dengeki Novel prize. It is a story of a main character, Kirito in the setting of a mysterious latest online game, “Sword Art Online”.
After the first novel in April 2009, the book got a high reputation, and the total number of copies printed exceeded 11 million and 50 thousand books. Until now, the story was made into TV animation twice and games and comics, and many goods were produced. You can see how it has been widely made into a lot of forms of media.
“Sword Art Online” is going to be made into an animation movie, with a complete new script which was written by Kawahara Reki. “Sword Art Online” is a very popular novel from Dengeki Bunto which is gathering attention from a lot of fans these days.
At the experience-based event, “Sword Art Online The Beginning Sponsored by IBM”, you can enjoy the world of Sword Art Online, Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online (VRMMO), which will be realized in the way that is exactly illustrated in the novel with the latest technology of IBM.
Moreover, under the supervise of the original author, Kawahara RIku, a story will be revealed on the website that the VRMMO game ”Sword Art Online” which started its service in 2022 in the novel actually conducted an alpha-test in 2016.
In the event, IBM’s cloud service “SoftLayer” will be used as a system base, in order to process the heavily loaded data quickly and to realize the high realistic sensation of the world in the VRMMO game.
Also, the navigator, “Cogu” is going to guide you in the game, to explain the possibilities of the cognitive computing system, “IBM Watson” in the games in the future.
The overview and applying to the event, “Sword Art Online The Beginning Sponsored by IBM” will soon be out on the official website of the experience-based event (http://www.vrmmo-project.jp/).
“Sword Art Online The Beginning Sponsored by IBM” Official event website http://www.vrmmo-project.jp/
『Sword Art Online』Official website：http://www.swordart-online.net/
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