NBC Olympics Pushing 4K HDR for Winter Olympics

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The XXIII Olympic Winter Games, or better known as the PyeongChang 2018, will be held in South Korea. Download the NBC Sports VR app from the Oculus*, Google Play* and Microsoft* stores to view with accompanying compatible HMD devices. During the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, NBC partnered with Samsung to offer VR content but that programming was made available the day after.

While VR is still a nascent technology, generally requiring dedicated hardware, programmers and advertisers are aggressively experimenting with the format, because of how immersive it is.

NBC Olympics will also provide content prior to the start of the Games, with behind-the-scenes content captured with Intel True VR technology. Among the events planned for live coverage are downhill skiing, figure skating and ice hockey.

Audio Integration: Viewers will hear the natural sound as captured at each camera location allowing them to experience the sound as if they were there.

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The 21-year-old, whose 53 World Cup ski jumping wins are the most by any woman, aims to overcome the disappointment of the 2014 Sochi Games, when she fell short of expectations and failed to win an Olympic medal.

"The Olympic Games is a unique opportunity to bring people from around the world together to build camaraderie and cheer for their favorite athletes", said James Carwana, vice president and general manager of Intel Sports Group.

Slalom racer Naoki Yuasa will make his third Olympic appearance after qualifying at the national championships last month.

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