Tahoe South Press Releases
Tahoe South Launches a Virtual Window to Lake Tahoe
August 18, 2014 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA/NV) – Everyone with an internet connection can turn their screen into a window on Lake Tahoe. Six live high definition cameras called were installed at various Tahoe South locations the intent to inspire and engage fans to share breathtaking images with the world. These devices utilize some of the most advanced technology created specifically for marketing purposes in the travel and tourism industry: www.tahoesouth.com/prism
The Violet camera by Prism produces print quality imagery and provides a simple interface to download, share and embed across multi-media platforms. Violet also offers the ability to edit content for time lapses, whether it’s during a single day, over a season or an entire year.
The cameras offer views throughout South Shore including Edgewood Tahoe on the lake; Heavenly over the Observation Deck with panoramic views of the water; Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort lake view; Ridge Tahoe Resort as the sun rises over the Sierra; South Tahoe Standup Paddle at El Dorado Beach, and Harveys Lake Tahoe with a Stateline camera.
Visitors to the Tahoe South website are able to view all six real-time 18 megapixel cameras with options to view in full screen, zoom, explore or a daily time-lapse. The cameras not only provide beautiful imagery but serve as a resource for media to utilize for articles or broadcasts.
“We always knew Lake Tahoe was beautiful, but even we were blown away by some of the moments we have captured,” said Brandon von Guenthner, one of the founders of Prism. “Some images will literally take your breath away.”
“This progressive and interactive way to highlight America’s ‘Best Lake Vacation’ (Yahoo! Travel, Aug. 2014) also provides a valuable marketing tool for our local, regional and international partners,” said Carol Chaplin, executive director of the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority.
About the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Designated the “America’s Best Lake” by USA TODAY readers (2012), Tahoe South combines the distinctive appeal of two worlds: spectacular natural beauty and a modern tourism destination with an array of outdoor recreation, entertainment, nightlife and gaming. Tahoe’s timeless splendor and an emerging economic diversity toward health and wellness, green business practices and sustainability continue to define its inimitable personality. For information about lodging, recreation and family packages at Tahoe South, call 1-800-288-2463 or log onto www.TahoeSouth.com.
Prism builds beautiful marketing applications for travel and tourism. Violet shoots professional quality photos in real-time and helps premium brands share them with the world. Inspire Travel, Share Your Place™. www.PrismCam.com