While the 2016 Summer Olympic Games were also shown in VR, the vast majority of the content was only made available the day after.The VR coverage will come from Intel True VR technology, which employs multiple cameras for its interactive 360-degree VR footage.
The Olympics begin February 8, but the first shot at seeing Nike's 2018 Team USA Medal Stand Collection outfits in the setting they were meant for - on the medal stand itself - is February 10, at the end of the women's cross-country skiathlon. The VR content will include the opening and closing ceremonies, behind-the-scene interviews, and all-time favorite events like ski jumping, snowboarding, figure skating, ice hockey, and curling.
This effort will mark the first time ever that VR will be available for a Winter Olympics and that Olympic VR programming will be live in the U.S on a wide range of devices and platforms. "With the help of Intel's industry-leading virtual reality technology, NBC Olympics will deliver a transformative experience that will bring to Olympic fans an entirely new perspective on the speed, thrills and excitement of an Olympic Winter Games".
North Korea will also send high-ranking officials, athletes, and a cheering squad to the Olympics, a senior South Korean official said on Tuesday.
Bummed that you won't be in Pyeong Chang for the 2018 Winter Olympics? Though it's unclear precisely which devices will be supported, Variety reports that the VR content will be available for "authenticated users on Samsung, Google, Windows, and Android and iOS devices through the NBC Sports VR app". NBC hopes to hedge against future viewership declines by increasing its presence on VR, which is becoming more prevalent among consumers - global VR headset shipments reached an all-time high in Q3 2017, with shipments topping 1 million for the first time ever in the quarter, according to Canalys.
I was tempted to just post the announcement trailer , then a video of me running around my house Praising the Sun . Nintendo's packing everything it can into the Switch re-release of the Zelda-themed brawler Hyrule Warriors .
Michelle Williams reportedly earned about 1 per cent of Mark Wahlberg's salary during reshoots for All the Money in the World . According to Forbes , Wahlberg was the highest paid actor in 2017, with annual earnings of approximately $ 68 million .
The Authority's decision to resume the electricity payments could help smooth the way towards completing the accord. On Monday, 08 January 2018, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats.
We expect the vertical structure of Martian ice-rich deposits to preserve a record of ice deposition and past climate. Furthermore, some of these massive ice deposits were found to be more than 330 feet (100 meters) thick.
Android Pay is now Google's primary payment brand, but it's a bit awkward given it is branded as a platform-specific thing. Google Pay seems like it will be its own sandbox integrated with a user's bank account, credit and debit cards.
He added: "You could be mad about it, you could sulk about it all season, but I took what happened and did what I could with it". True freshman Jake Fromm entered and didn't surrender the starting position the remainder of the season.
Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances. Weinstein is under investigation by authorities in New York, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and London.
Seth grilled him about actress Ally Sheedy , 55, who made cryptic tweets about him during the Globes ceremony on January 8. Another woman, Violet Paley , says Franco pressured her into performing oral sex on him while sitting in her auto in 2016.
Several ranking Democrats openly supported increasing the powers of a surveillance state, even under a president they loathe. He later said "This vote is about foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys on foreign land".
CMS said in a news discharge that abilities preparing or training may have the capacity to fulfill the work prerequisites. The Obama administration would have never approved such waivers, she added.
Men steal cash register at gunpoint from Salisbury store
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack at 410-749-3101. They drove the vehicle to the 3100 block of North Keating, where they committed an armed robbery, police said.
Malaysia to Pay US Firm if It Finds Missing Plane MH370
The amount rises gradually to a maximum of $70 million if the jet is found outside the 25,000 square kilometre search zone. Their daughter had planned to celebrate her fifth birthday on March 14, 2014 with her father, but he never returned.
Ronaldo, Messi, de Bruyne named in Year 2017 UEFA Team
Interestingly, Ronaldo was the only player to make it to the team from the top 10 most expensive players of all time. Sergio Ramos received the most votes with 588,315, and is one of five Real Madrid players named in the side.
Assange situation 'not sustainable', says Ecuador government
Human Rights activist Peter Tatchell spoke with RT and said a document like this might help Assange get diplomatic status. Foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa told a press conference that Assange became an Ecuadoran citizen on December 12.
Nintendo Switch Getting Remake of Classic DS RPG
REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonAn event guest plays with the Nintendo Switch in Tokyo, Japan during its announcement on January 13, 2017. Not only are the graphics getting an upgrade, but fans of the multiplayer experience in Dark Souls are also getting a boost.
Alabama tops final AP poll; UCF 6th with 4 first-place votes
A future meeting of the teams would do nothing to change the outcome of 2017, but it'd still be fun, and fun things are good. All of this was established before the Knights went out and beat the Auburn Tigers, staking a legitimate claim to the title.
Facebook Testing Local News & Events Section in its App
It's understood this will be in addition to local news that already appears in Facebook's News Feed and on publishers' pages. Users in the initial test batch of cities can access the feature in the bottom menu of the mobile Facebook app.