US Vice President to lead US delegates to PyeongChang 2018

13 Enero, 2018, 05:07 | Author: Thomas Hicks
  • South Koreans getting ready for the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang.                  JUNG Yeon Je  AFP

Although he admits the planning has been in action for much longer than that, with seven trips himself to South Korea in recent years indicative of the detailed planning it takes to prepare Team GB for a Winter Olympics.

In all, the network will produce 50 hours of livestreamed VR content. Among the events planned for live coverage are downhill skiing, figure skating and ice hockey.

The content will be available to pay-TV customers who authenticate through the NBC Sports VR app.

North Korea will also send high-ranking officials, athletes, and a cheering squad to the Olympics, a senior South Korean official said on Tuesday.

Nike released images of the outfits U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes will wear during medal ceremonies at the 2018 games.

The Olympic gear will be available for purchase next week on Nike's website.

"I never thought I'd be chosen eight times", Kasai said.

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Intel will be combining several of its technologies, such as volumetric video, virtual reality, computer vision, analytics, to produce the content.

However, the total installed base of VR headsets is relatively small, which could limit the effect of NBC's VR broadcasts on Winter Olympics viewership.

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"The Olympics have always been an opportunity to showcase emerging media technology", Gary Zenkel, president of NBC Olympics, said in a statement.

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.

Ayumu Hirano - Japanese snowboarding phenom and silver medalist in halfpipe at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014.

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