PARIS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
To commemorate the official unveiling of the Solar Impulse 2, Altran is offering viewers the opportunity to discover Bertrand Piccard's new plane in a special "behind-the-scenes" programme to be broadcast on altran.tv on Thursday, 10 April at 1.00 pm, Paris Time (UTC +2 hours). This programme will also be available in replay.
Altran is devoting a special "Career*" programme on altran.tv dedicated to the event, to enable viewers to experience the Solar Impulse 2 adventure in the company of the Group's three experts**. The Solar Impulse 2 TV special comprises several features, notably:
Discover the event and everything leading up to it from behind the scenes in the presence of the two Solar Impulse pilots and cofounders, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg.
Get an insight into the technological challenges confronting Solar Impulse 2: How was the plane designed? What type of technologies were required to enable the solar plane to meet this extraordinary challenge of completing a night and day round-the-world flight, on solar power alone?
- Guided tour
Take an exclusive guided tour of the plane hosted by the two pilots.
At the end of the programme, Altran will be unveiling the first images from « Mission Altran, The Solar Impulse Experience », a large-scale simulation game to be launched shortly onFacebook.
* "Career" is an online TV show devoted to recruitment and which provides engineering career opportunities within the Altran group around the world.
** Altran's experts, the "Innovation Makers" Christophe Béesau, Javier Soto and German Porras Alonso de Celada.
Photographs may be obtained upon request from our press department
As global leader in innovation and high‐tech engineering consulting, Altran accompanies its clients in the creation and development of their new products and services. Altran's Innovation Makers have been providing services for thirty years to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Railways, Finance, Healthcare and Telecoms sectors. Covering every stage of project development from strategic planning to manufacturing, Altran's offers capitalise on the Group's technological know-how in five key areas: Intelligent Systems, Product Development, Lifecycle Experience, Mechanical Engineering, and Information Systems.
In 2013, the Group generated revenues of €1,633m. Altran now has a staff of almost 21,000 employees in more than 20 countries.
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