Latest version of Silverlight 2.0 Beta 2, powers, newly build website for Renault Laguna coupe. The Microsoft and Renault partnership comes to emphasize the concomitant availability of both the Laguna Coupé and Silverlight 2.0 Beta 2. "On this innovative partnership with Renault, we worked together to explore how new web technologies could revolutionise the customer's virtual interaction with the new Laguna Coupé," revealed Marc Jalabert, director of the Platform & Ecosystem Division for Microsoft France.
The Silverlight-based Renault Laguna website is illustrative proof that Microsoft's Adobe Flash killer lives up to the promise of enabling the next generation of online media experiences and delivering rich interactive solutions for the Web. The winning combination for Microsoft is the bundle of Silverlight 2 Beta 2 with Deep Zoom. The Deep Zoom Composer was dropped alongside Silverlight 2 Beta 2 and offers a unique way to view high-resolution images and videos online, with powerful zooming capabilities but without a penalty in terms of performance.