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Experience the 2018 Winter Olympics in virtual reality

More than 50 hours of live virtual reality coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics will be available

NBC Olympics will provide more than 50 hours of live virtual reality coverage powered by Intel True VR during the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, to authenticated users with Windows Mixed Reality headsets, Samsung Gear VR, and both Google Cardboard and Google Daydream with compatible iOS or Android devices via the NBC Sports VR app.

See below for a full schedule of Olympic VR programming and instructions on how you can watch!

No goggles? No problem!

You can enjoy 360-degree and 180-degree live video experiences simply by downloading the NBC Sports VR app to your mobile device -- no additional equipment required!

See instructions for:
Android devices
iOS devices

The full VR experience

Using Oculus / Gear VR, Google Daydream or Windows Mixed Reality headsets, you can enjoy a fully interactive and immersive experience, which may include a hand-held controller, comprehensive user interface, the ability to explore 360-degree virtual environments, robust data streams -- like team and athlete stats, scores and standing -- and dynamic 3D audio.

See instructions for:
Oculus / Gear VR
Google Daydream
Windows Mixed Reality

The Google Cardboard experience

Google Cardboard provides an entry-level 360-degree multimedia experience by strapping your phone into an inexpensive, lightweight viewer.

See instructions for:
Google Cardboard (Android)
Google Cardboard (iOS)

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Full VR programming schedule

Date

Coverage

Time (ET)

Fri., Feb. 9

Opening Ceremony

8 p.m.*

 

Alpine Skiing (Men’s Downhill – Training)

9 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 10

Alpine Skiing (Men’s Downhill)

9 p.m.

Sun., Feb. 11

Curling (Mixed Doubles Semifinal)

7:05 p.m.

Mon., Feb. 12

Curling (Mixed Doubles Semifinal)

6:05 a.m.

 

Snowboard Halfpipe (Women’s Final)

8 p.m.

 

Snowboard Halfpipe (Men’s Qualifying)

11 p.m.

Tues., Feb. 13

Snowboard Halfpipe (Men’s Final)

8:30 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 14

Figure Skating (Pairs’ Free)

8:30 p.m.

Thurs., Feb. 15

Skeleton (Men’s Final)

7:30 p.m.

Fri., Feb. 16

Skeleton (Women’s Runs)

6:20 a.m.

 

Figure Skating (Men’s Free)

8 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 17

Short Track (Men’s and Women’s)

5 a.m.

 

Alpine Skiing (Men’s Giant Slalom)

8:15 p.m.

 

Alpine Skiing (Men’s Giant Slalom)

11:45 p.m.

Sun., Feb. 18

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Mon., Feb. 19

Ski Jumping (Men’s LH Team)

7:30 a.m.

 

Figure Skating (Ice Dance)

8 p.m.

Tues., Feb. 20

Alpine Skiing (Women’s Downhill)

9 p.m.

Wed., Feb. 21

Ice Hockey (Women’s Gold Medal Final)

11:10 p.m.

Thurs., Feb. 22

Big Air (Women’s Final)

7:30 p.m.

Fri., Feb. 23

Big Air (Men’s Final)

8 p.m.

Sat., Feb. 24

Ice Hockey (Men’s Gold Medal Final)

11:10 p.m.

Sun., Feb. 25

Closing Ceremony

8 p.m.*

*Indicates same-day delay

360-degree video (Android devices)

  1. Download the NBC Sports VR app from the Google Play app store
  2. Select exclusive XXIII Olympic Winter Games VR content
  3. For live streaming, authenticate your subscription with your cable, satellite or digital operator

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360-degree video (iOS devices)

  1. Download the NBC Sports VR app from the Apple App Store
  2. Select exclusive XXIII Olympic Winter Games VR content
  3. For live streaming, authenticate your subscription with your cable, satellite or digital operator

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Oculus / Gear VR

Your phone can be: Samsung: Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+

  1. Download the NBC Sports VR app from the Oculus store
  2. Insert your phone into the headset and put it on
  3. Click on exclusive XXIII Olympic Winter Games VR content
  4. For live streaming, authenticate your subscription with your cable, satellite or digital operator

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Google Daydream

Your phone can be: Google: Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL; Samsung: Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy Note8; Motorola: Moto Z, Moto Z Force, Moto Z2 Force; ZTE: Axon 7; Huawei: Mate 9 Pro, Porsche Design Mate 9; LG: LG V30; ASUS: ZenFone AR

  1. New users must download the Daydream app from the Google Play app store
  2. Download the NBC Sports VR app from the Google Play app store
  3. Insert your phone into the headset and put it on
  4. Click on exclusive XXIII Olympic Winter Games VR content
  5. For live streaming, authenticate your subscription with your cable, satellite or digital operator

[Back to menu]

Windows Mixed Reality

  1. Requires a Windows Mixed Reality PC running Windows 10
  2. Download the NBC Sports VR app from your computer's Microsoft store app
  3. Press the Windows button on your controller or Windows key on the keyboard to start menu
  4. Click on exclusive XXIII Olympic Winter Games VR content
  5. For live streaming, authenticate your subscription with your cable, satellite or digital operator

[Back to menu]

Google Cardboard (Android)

  1. Download the NBC Sports VR app from the Google Play app store
  2. Select exclusive XXIII Olympic Winter Games VR content
  3. For live streaming, authenticate your subscription with your cable, satellite or digital operator
  4. Insert phone into Cardboard viewer

[Back to menu]

Google Cardboard (iOS)

  1. Download the NBC Sports VR app from the Apple App Store
  2. Select exclusive XXIII Olympic Winter Games VR content
  3. For live streaming, authenticate your subscription with your cable, satellite or digital operator
  4. Insert phone into Cardboard viewer

[Back to menu]

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