NBC Olympics Pushing 4K HDR for Winter Olympics

Some of the beautiful ladies Kim Jong Un is sending down South during Winter Olympics

Some of the beautiful ladies Kim Jong Un is sending down South during Winter Olympics

Great Britain bobsleigher Bruce Tasker will miss the Winter Olympics after suffering a minor stroke on 4 January.

In the US, this content will be available via the forthcoming NBC Sports VR app and will permit selection of various camera angles (typically between three to six options per event) in addition to the immersive panoramic views. Making events available live will only help the usage.

North Korean ladies perform during the 2003 World Students Games in Daegu South Korea
North Korean ladies perform during the 2003 World Students Games in Daegu South Korea

NBC Olympics will also provide content prior to the start of the Games, with behind-the-scenes content captured with Intel True VR technology.

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

Moreover, prime-time viewership for the 18-49 year-old age group at the 2016 Olympic Games was 25% lower compared with the Olympics four years earlier, according to Bloomberg. "I'd like to aim for 10 Olympic Games eventually".

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On Mobile (iOS and Android): Download the NBC Sports VR app from the Apple* or Android* stores to view interactive 360-degree content.

The best part about NBC's VR streams is that unlike the Summer Olympics where the VR content was available exclusively on Samsung headsets, this time around, it will be made available on a wide range of devices and platforms. Emrick has called hockey for the past three Winter Games for NBC alongside Eddie Olcyzk.

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"In the four years since the Sochi Olympics ended, I've been practicing jumping with a feeling of regret", said Takanashi, who finished fourth in Sochi after being the favorite to win the sport's first women's Olympic gold.

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