How Samsung, NBC and More Are Bringing the Olympics to Life in Virtual Reality

Jump in a bobsled or go skiing like you're competing in PyeongChang

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While virtual reality is still fairly new in terms of overall adoption—with just a few million people buying headsets in 2017—several companies in both the hardware and content sectors have made 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, a platform to show how the technology is evolving.

Leading up to the opening ceremony, Jaunt VR teamed up with Olympic Channel—the broadcasting platform for the International Olympic Committee—to follow seven teams of athletes around the world as they trained for events such as snowboarding and



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